Deathspawn - Reverendus

There are some albums that just are relentless and like a train wreck right in from of you, one can’t ignore it. Deathspawn’s debut "Reverendus" is one of those albums. While it goes by quite quickly, the sheer fury of this Polish group cannot be denied. With a mix of Hate Eternal “I, Monarch” era and more recent Abysmal Dawn, this is some very sol...

06/08/2021

Insistent - Disease

Grindcore has always been fast, angry and brutal, it is safe to say that Insistent do not break this trend with their newest album "Disease". Insistent are of course a grindcore band from Prague, Czech Republic. Keeping with the grindcore tradition of fast paced riffs and brutality. "Disease" is the most recent entry into Insistent's catalogue a...

05/08/2021

Alchemy Of Flesh - Ageless Abomniations

For gamers who love metal, Tim Rowland presents a death metal project that is steeped in gamer lore based on games like Quake, Silent Hill, and even Star Wars (hell, the name Alchemy Of Flesh comes from a Star Wars novel called Dawn Of The Void). While not as blatant and obvious as some other groups go when drawing on gaming influences with World o...

04/08/2021

Deformatory - Inversion Of The Unseen Horizon

Well, in this article, I'm gonna review Deformatory's new album which is released independently. Deformatory is a Canadian band which found in 2010. At this moment the band includes 2 members. Anyway, this album is called "Inversion Of The Unseen Horizon" that starts with an aggressive song which is 'Within The Astral Abscess'. Good drums, riff and...

03/08/2021

In The Company Of Serpents - Lux

When one thinks of stoner doom or sludge metal they expect thick, grating vocals with epic tracks and a thick, reverb of sound with a very basic tones of guitar, bass, vocals, and drums. Every once in a while though a band comes along and breaks up the stereotypical expectations. In The Company Of Serpents have been around for some time since 2011...

02/08/2021

Adarrak - Ex Oriente Lux

The debut release from Singapore based death metal group Adarrak is something to get excited about. A very solid death metal record with lots of melodic influences and technical touches with sprinkles of romantic doom moments there is a lot to enjoy here. “Ex Oriente Lux” is a bit of a roller coaster ride that will keep listeners guessing all throu...

30/07/2021

Exterminated - The Genesis Of Genocide

Exterminated’s new release, “The Genesis Of Genocide”, contains 9 tracks that have all of the elements of brutal death metal greatness, yet they have the vibe that takes you back to the late 90’s with a steady flow of old school style riffage that are reminiscent of albums such as Baphomet “The Dead Shall Inherit”, Gorguts “Erosion Of Sanity”, and...

29/07/2021

Fell Harvest - Pale Light In A Dying World

“Pale Light In A Dying World” is the poetic debut of Cheyenne Wyoming’s doom based group, Fell Harvest. Right from the opening track one can definitely hear the Paradise Lost “Faith Divides Us, Death Unites Us” influences with the clean style vocals, chuggy riffs, thick sound, and a pace that really outruns a lot of other doom bands that tend to re...

28/07/2021

Gorgon - Traditio Satanae

One of the most historic black metal bands from France, Gorgon, unleash to the weak masses their 6th opus. "Traditio Satanae" is the follower to the band’s 2019 comeback album "The Veil Of Darkness". The album is released from Osmose Productions, a cornerstone label for France and Europe and one of the most important labels for extreme metal in the...

27/07/2021

Nihilanth - Graceless Planet

Nihilanth are a death metal group from France and “Graceless Planet” is their debut album. A good mix of old school and technical death metal, fans of groups like Vital Remains and Deicide will find the speed and tones right up their alley. It is fast and grim, but not so blast beat driven that it causes headaches. The opening ‘Le Desosseur…’ prett...

26/07/2021

GoreThrone - The Descension

The debut EP from Grand Rapids based death metal group GoreThrone is a very fast ride, but “The Descension” is full of plenty of influences from Deicide, to Six Feet Under, to Cannibal Corpse that will make anyone who is a fan of death metal in general quite interested. There isn’t too much to go on here with the album clocking at about 17 minutes...

23/07/2021

Vrykolakas - And Vrykolakas Brings Chaos And Destruction

Band active since 2001, here come these Vrykolakas from Singapore who with "And Vrykolakas Brings Chaos And Destruction" arrive with their third official work. Dark black / death metal contains eight tracks on this album. Never a moment of failure along the entire flow of the album, a long and dark journey into the depths of the abyss of fear. T...

22/07/2021

Irredemption - Eternal Mutilation Of Saturn

Spain’s death metallers Irredemption have been quiet for some time. Last time they put out an album was back in 2005 so it is a little surprising to see this late 90s death metal band back in full swing almost 15 years later. Sounding like they never changed, the music is still rooted in the 90s style with a lot of comparisons to the likes of Suffo...

20/07/2021

Zora - Soul Raptor

Zora is a brutal death metal power trio from Calabria, Southern Italy. "Soul Raptor" is their 3rd full length album on which they focus on such topics like sociopolitical abnormalities, human psychology, enslavement games the governments play on our backs, mind control, mental alienation of the modern world, media misinformation, the sickening effe...

19/07/2021

Wretched Incarnate - Wretched Incarnate

First full length album for this one man band from the UK. Wretched Incarnate is the name and Mr. Ash Cotterill is responsible for all you’re bout to hear once you push the play button on this first, self-titled album. "Wretched Incarnate" deals with a really old school approach in death metal. Power comes from the riffs here. Morbid Angel meets Be...

16/07/2021