Artist Spotlight: Sisters Of…

Try Googling Sisters Of… and you’ll probably just get a lot of stuff about Sisters of Mercy. Their lack of search-ability adds to the band’s general mystique – an aspect perpetuated by the fantastically sinister cover. Their debut 5-track EP Follow Me as a Ghost, opens building to serious pay-off in the realm of a pounding riff that could almost be a toned down, but … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Sisters Of…

Artist Spotlight: Totem Skin

Dark, doomy and blisteringly hardcore at times, Sweden’s Totem Skin are a hidden nugget of brilliance lurking in the gloam of their own tunes. Featuring a similar strained anguish and brutality that’s pounded out by the likes of Bastions and Dead Swans, Still Waters Run Deep is a powerful and sombre journey that offers serious pay-off. Especially when you come to the final track, the … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Totem Skin

Artist Spotlight: Ithaca

Not many good things come from the suburbs of South London – just look at Bromley. Luckily Ithaca are holding the fort and doing everyone proud with their straight-up melodic hardcore laced with dissonant leads and enough vocal fury to cover two boroughs. Perfect for the first CBP Band of the Week. The aptly named ‘Grief’ instantly explodes with twinned guitars pounding alongside raw, strained … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Ithaca