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Review: Mental Home “Vale” [Morbid Noizz Productions]

After the confusing, yet ambitious Funeral Service demo, Mental Home had dropped their thrash-like nature and become melodic doom/death metal band instead. Sounds about fair, right? It’s just ...
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Review: Farer “Monad” [Aesthetic Death]

The Dutch drone/noise/sludge metal band Farer, earlier known as Menhir, this year has released their debut album “Monad”, serious, apocalyptic and furious soundtrack to a total suffering. With ...
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Review: Mörk Gryning “Hinsides Vrede” [Season of Mist]

After 15 years of silence, the Swedish black metal formation Mörk Gryning has returned with a totally new record “Hinsides Vrede”, and that’s their first release in a ...
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Review: Svart Crown “Wolves Among the Ashes” [Century Media Records]

When it comes to French extreme metal and I really don’t care if it’s black or death metal, I’m an absolute fan of the French scene. Alone in ...
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Review: Skeletal Remains “The Entombment of Chaos” [Century Media Records]

“The Entombment of Chaos” is the perfect sacrifice to the ancient gods of death metal. Skeletal Remains are able to create their own style by reawakening the spirit ...
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Review: Necrophobic “Dawn of the Damned” [Century Media Records]

Who is the leading force in the Swedish extreme metal scene? Dissection, Sacramentum or maybe Naglfar? Yes, they are great bands without specially the Swedish black metal scene ...
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Review: Naglfar “Cerecloth” [Century Media Records]

After 8 long years the melodic black metal elite from Sweden strikes again. In the 80s and 90s far away from the drama of the Norwegian scene Naglfar ...
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Review: Arch / Matheos “Sympathetic Resonance” [Metal Blade Records]

Having John Arch back in business is a great thing, it really is – but what happens if his talents aren’t used properly and the orphan gypsy has ...
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Review: Dissolving of Prodigy “Lamentations of Innocents” [Sheer Records]

Originating from Czechia, Dissolving of Prodigy were one of the first doom/death metal albums from the country. Yeah, I know, this doesn’t sound very exciting, but here’s an ...
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Review: Royal Hunt “Dystopia” [NorthPoint Productions]

For more than 30 years of existence, Dutch Royal Hunt released 15 albums – impressive number, especially for Progressive Metal bands, which usually don’t rush with new releases. ...
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Review: Themgoroth “Gate to the Unknown…” [Morbid Noizz Productions]

By the mid-90’s, black metal was all over the globe and while my knowledge of Polish black metal (or Polish metal in general for that matter) is fairly ...
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Review: Multi-Memory Controller “Mmc1: Power Up the Chips”

Electronic Metal. A genre so underutilized and overshadowed by its industrial counterpart, that it’s almost surprising to see at least one or two great albums per year. Not ...
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Review: Assumption “The Three Appearances” [Sentient Ruin]

Earlier this year, we saw the vinyl repress of The Three Appearances by the Italian death-doom group Assumption, and it is a monster of a record. From the ...
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Review: Garmarna “Förbundet” [Season of Mist]

The label Season of Mist has always found joy in experimental releases, so this year they’ve decided to join forces with a Swedish folk rock legend Garmarna. And ...
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Review: Loss Of Infection “Dark Dimension” [Sliptrick records]

This year young deathcore formation from South Korea Loss of Infection with a support from Sliptrick records has decided to conquer the extreme scene, presenting dark and powerful ...
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Review: Goratory “Sour Grapes” [Everlasting Spew Records]

Goratory is a band from the wonderful city of Boston, Massachusetts with a knack for piq squeels and brutality of the most obscene fashion. Generally keeping the tempos ...
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Review: Cro-Mags “2020” [Mission Two Entertainment]

2020 ruined everyone’s plans including Cro-Mags with their first album in 20 years, In The Beginning. Nevertheless, musicians decided not to sit around and recorded another conceptual EP ...
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Review: Torchia “The Coven” [Rockshots Records]

Torchia, now a decade old band, had come a long way since their Finnish melodic death metal days, a style that was beaten to death and beyond with ...
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Review: MOONSPELL “The Butt3rfly Effect” (reissue) [Napalm Records]

“… the market and the mentality of the people are changing, classic heavy metal in certain ways fading away and we are in certain ways at the end ...
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Review: Necrophagist “Onset of Putrefaction” [Noise Solution Records]

Muhammed Suiçmez locks his lonesome self up in a studio, with his guitar, mic and a computer and records one of the most unique and influential metal works ...
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