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Review: Neck Cemetery “Born in a Coffin” [Reaper Entertainment Europe]

If you want to start 2021 with some old fashioned, feel good, leather-waistcoat-wearing trve metal anthems, then look no further than Neck Cemetery’s Born in a Grave. You ...
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Review: The Troops of Doom “The Rise of Heresy” [Blood Blast Distribution]

While there’s certainly no shortage of thrash metal bands inspired by Sepultura, hearing The Troops of Doom’s The Rise of Heresy was an unexpected surprise for me. Formed by ex-Sepultura ...
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Review: WAYWARD DAWN “House Of Mirrors” [Emanzipation Productions]

A short, sweet EP deserves a short, sweet review – charging chugs, rhythmic chanting, and low-end riffs through the crystal-crunch of Marshall Amps – it’s Wayward Dawn’s two-track ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “The House of Atreus – Act II” [T&T Records]

While David DeFeis’ ambitious perspective was an undeniable force that drove him forward during the 90’s, it would only be a matter of time before this would get ...
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Review: Genus Ordinis Dei “Glare of Deliverance” [Eclipse Records]

Combining dreamy arpeggios, orchestral swells, and guttural vocals, Genus Ordinis Dei (or GOD to their friends) return with their third full-length symphonic metal concept album from Lombardy, Italy. ...
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Review: Empire of the Moon “Έκλειψις” [Iron Bonehead Productions]

A trip down the Hellenic memory lane I will never be able to abandon the Greek metal scene. Of course there have been varying degrees of interest from ...
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Review: Crows “The Dying Race” [Century Media Records]

It always fascinates me whenever I stumble upon a band that doesn’t represent the stereotypical ideas which a country has embraced. Take England’s Cloven Hoof for instance, which ...
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Review: Pyogenesis “Ignis Creatio” [Osmose Productions]

Out of all the doom/death metal bands that have gone through drastic changes, Pyogenesis probably take the cake. Their transitional period was awkward as hell and what the ...
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Review: AUÐN “Vökudraumsins fangi” [Season of Mist]

From the cold and authentic Nordic island of Iceland the atmospheric black metal tough guys Auđn present their third full-length album “Vökudraumsins Fangi” (which translates as “Prisoner of ...
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Review: Puteraeon “The Cthulhian Pulse: Call From The Dead City” [Emanzipation Productions]

By the end of November the Swedish death metal followers Puteraeon have released their fourth full-length album “The Cthulhian Pulse: Call from the Dead City” through the Danish ...
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Review: Luna in Sanguinem “Global Bloodbath”

The young American band from Illinois Luna in Sanguinem last year has released their first EP “Global Bloodbath”, praising the mighty classical death metal with their straightforward music. ...
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Review: Pure Wrath “The Forlorn Soldier” [Debemur Morti Productions]

Pure Wrath is a one-man atmospheric black metal band from Indonesia, and his new ep entitled The Forlorn Soldier pushes the boundaries of the genre and masterfully crafts ...
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Review: Marche Funebre “Einderlicht” [BadMoodMan Music / Hypnotic Dirge Records]

Mixing elements like ingredients in an alchemical brew, Marche Funebre bring us a unique sound that bridges genres and emotions. A cinematic experience, Einderlicht expertly uses each of ...
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Review: Lethian Dreams “A Shadow of Memories”

Ethereal and full of beauty, Lethian Dreams returns with their fourth release to flip expectations on their head. A surreal mix of dreamy atmosphere and tense melancholic fog, ...
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Review: Tarmblod “Misanthropic Brutality” [Blasphemous Mockery Productions]

Here we have a One Man Black Metal band from Australia, which caught my attention with its raw sound. A project is lead by Again-Walker and has already ...
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Review: Desire “Infinity… A Timeless Journey Through an Emotional Dream” [Skyfall Records]

How seriously Desire took themselves we may never know, but the silly nicknames of these guys crack me up and who could forget this album title? Pretentious nicknames ...
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Review: Septicflesh “Ophidian Wheel” [Holy Records]

While the bizarre experimentation of Revolution DNA was still unthinkable of at this point and the mess called A Fallen Temple was yet to be created, I can’t ...
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Review: Sacrilegious Profanity “Genocide Rituals”

Well, at least right now I am convinced that 2020 is not yet completely a piece of fucking year… Seeing that the last fucking days of this garbage ...
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Review: Abigor “Totschläger (A Saintslayer’s Songbook)” [W.T.C. Productions]

“When all worship is done, when all candles burned down, it’s time to claw at knife and sword again”. With 27 years of existence, Abigor stands as one ...
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Review: Katatonia “Jhva Elohim Meth… The Revival” [VIC Records]

Although Dance of December Souls will forever be the emotional monolith that defined Katatonia’s early sound, there were in fact two other minor releases that weren’t too far ...
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