Album Review: DevilDriver – WINTER KILLS

Matt Albers Side projects seem to be novelties at first glance. Opportunities for members of other bands to explore different musical endeavors or generate revenue from another demographic, but doomed to only produce one or two albums before reuniting with the original project. Actually, there are many exceptions to this rule, in which plenty of…

Album Review: The Agonist – “Prisoners”

By Matt Albers             Female-fronted metal acts have become somewhat of a novelty, stemming back to the days of Lita Ford, Doro Pesch, and Holy Moses. Metal has always been primarily a boys’ club and, to some extent, still is and may always be. While there will always be naysayers who, for whatever reason, simply…