One of the original Gothenburg scene albums and one of the biggest influences on metalcore, Slaughter of the Soul is the definition of "metal by numbers".
A 50/50 split between soulful pop and hard-hitting funk instrumentals, Hill Climber is a mixed - but consistently fun - bag.
Going from loud and heavily layered to quiet and beautifully understated, Novo Amor's first solo album is a promising start.
Love Beach is a heady mix of contractual obligations, bad decisions, and a band far beyond caring.
Space's debut album is one of the weirdest, most experimental and unbelievably catchy albums of the 1990s.
Featuring some of the best riffs in early power metal and one of the most unique (and divisive) vocalists in the genre, Manilla Road's third album is an old-fashioned gem.
Despite some signs of musical evolution and hitting new highs at their best, Greta Van Fleet don't always have a commanding Presence on their debut LP.