progressive metal

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Viathyn – Cynosure

Once again, another self-release that would put a major label to shame, this is of the same quality as many a band on, for…

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Laika – Somnia

This band have taken their monicker from the unfortunate Russian dog who became one of the first animals in space: Laika. Unusual name for a…

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MaYan – Antagonise

Mark Jensen has become one of the more prominent and prolific composers and musicians in the prog/power/gothic metal arena these days.  And his Mayan…

Hellbound.ca’s Top 10 Albums of 2012

As promised last week, here are the Top 10 metal albums of 2012 according to the writers of Hellbound.ca. You will notice that, in comparison to our previously published Top 10 Canadian albums of 2012 list, a few Canadian artists actually ended up charting higher here than on the Canuck top 10. The reason for this is simply because we had more writers submit top 10 lists here than did for the Canadian list.

Collected, compiled and edited by Sean Palmerston

Hellbound.ca Invades Maryland Deathfest

Hellbound invades Maryland Deathfest 2012, Part 2

“If you’re a fan of extreme metal and you live in North America, it’s likely that you have a strong impulse to attend the continent’s biggest annual festival: Maryland Deathfest. Actually attending the fest, however, isn’t always possible, especially if you live thousands of miles away.”

Part two of Jay H. Gorania’s recap of Maryland Deathfest 2012, with live photos by Albert Mansour.