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Review: Belphegor “Necrodaemon Terrorsathan” [Nuclear Blast Records]

Belphegor is a band that has essentially been established as one of the main pillars in the blackened death metal subgenre. Formed in 1993, they have released 11 ...
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Review: Suffocation “Human Waste” [Relapse Records]

One thing that I love about cover artwork is its ability to represent what kind of album you’re dealing with and of course plenty of death metal albums ...
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Review: Portal “Outre'” [Profound Lore Records]

Before I attempt to describe this music with as much detail as possible, I would encourage any curious listener out there to think of acquiring a teddy bear ...
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Review: Tombs “Under Sullen Skies” [Season Of Mist]

American Tombs is a very productive band: since its foundation in 2007 the band released four longplays, four EPs and a couple of split albums. In 2020 another ...
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Review: Arch / Matheos “Winter Ethereal” [Metal Blade Records]

It’s been some years since John Arch and Jim Matheos formed Arch/Matheos and once I’ve heard the two men would come up with a second album, I wasn’t ...
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Review: Lucifer “Lucifer III” [Century Media Records]

Long live the retrorock. Do you like Ghost? Do you like The Hellacopters? Then you will surely like “Lucifer III” from Lucifer as well. I am consciously referring ...
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Review: Finntroll “Vredesvävd” [Century Media Records]

In the last few years there were a lot of folk metal bands whose careers has ended, or they had a complete style change. But there is one ...
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Review: Dark Fortress “Spectres from the Old World” [Century Media Records]

Six years until the new record of the Bavarian black metal beast Dark Fortress enters our dimension. “Venereal Dawn” from 2014 was a very experimental album. So, what ...
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Review: Bonded “Rest in Violence” [Century Media Records]

What do you do when you get fired by your boss via Whatsapp? In case of Markus “Makka” Freiwald and Bernd “Bernemann” Kost, both now ex-Sodom, you don’t ...
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Review: Beneath the Massacre “Fearmonger” [Century Media Records]

Since 2012 “Fearmonger” is the first album from the Canadian tech-death bastion Beneath the Massacre and all in all their fourth. 8 years is a long time. Can ...
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Review: Art of Shock “Dark Angeles” [Century Media Records]

Los Angeles is the breeding ground of this furious thrash machinery. Art of Shock released with “Dark Angeles” their debut album via Century Media Records. The quartet delivers ...
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Review: Argentum “Ad Interitum Funebrarum” [Full Moon Productions]

When one speaks of mid-paced black metal, there are often a variety of scenes and/or bands that come to mind; think of the Greek trinity, the Czech duo, ...
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Review: Metalriff “Under My Skin” [Australis records]

Let’s have some thrash/power metal adventures, with this nice, energetic and fun album. This one really has a really wild energy that never disappears and never disappoints. You ...
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Review: Perduratum “Exile’s Anthology”

The young but powerful band from Mexico Perduratum has released their first record independently, EP “Exile’s Anthology”. They were formed in 2019, so this EP is a big ...
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Review: Nevermore “Dead Heart in a Dead World” [Century Media Records]

Nevermore may not be for everyone but what they do offer here is a brand of crossover metal with a wealth of influences pulling the tracks in multiple ...
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Review: Blotted Science “The Machinations of Dementia” [Eclectic Electric]

The guitarist from 80’s prog metal band ‘Watchtower’ gets together with Cannibal Corpse’s Alex Webster on bass and the drummer for tech prog act ‘Behold the Arctopus’ to ...
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Review: Sorrow Enthroned “Thelemic Grimoires”

The young black/death metal formation from Connecticut, USA, has released this year two full-length albums, and this month the second album “Thelemic Grimoires” saw the light without the ...
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Review: Dark Tranquillity “Moment” [Century Media Records]

Four years ago, in November 2016 Dark Tranquillity released their 11th album Atoma. It was highly acclaimed by fans, got some complimentary reviews from critics and even Grammy ...
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Review: Anthem “Domestic Booty” [Nexus]

When band members leave and get replaced, it’s often a question whether the shoes aren’t too big to fill. In Anthem’s case, this wasn’t an issue once vocalist ...
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Review: False Gods “No Symmetry… Only Disillusion” [Seeing Red Records]

On No Symmetry… Only Dissolution, New York’s False Gods come out of the gate burning hot and refuse to let up until they are finished. A high energy ...
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