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Review: Gorguts “From Wisdom to Hate” [Olympic Recordings]

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Gorguts return after the natural disaster that was ‘Obscura’. As if that album hadn’t already created enough cosmic damage to our solar system, they’re back with an album ...
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Review: Autopsy ”Live in Chicago” [Peaceville Records]

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Autopsy aren’t a band who require much in the way of introductions. Nonetheless Chris Reifert announces their presence on stage at Reggie’s Rock Club with the guttural roar ...
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Review: Brave The Cold “Scarcity” [Mission Two Entertainment]

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Brave the Cold produce some high energy metallic chaos on Scarcity. Mixing modern aggression with a classic thrash metal groove, Brave the Cold craft something uniquely it’s own. ...
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Review: Motörhead “Ace of Spades” 40th Anniversary Box Set [BMG]

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What more can be said about the heavy ass blues punk of Motorhead? It’s a classic sound, fully entwined in the fabric of metal music. Ace of Spades ...
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Review: Dying Fetus “Destroy the Opposition” [Relapse Records]

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This delves right into the meat of it: scornful deathgrind with fat power chord grooves, high-energy tremolo picking over blasts, riddled with technical riffing often of the experimental variety. ...
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Review: HateSphere “Ballet of the Brute” [Scarlet Records]

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Hatesphere are one of these Nordic bands that contributed to what could be considered the second wave of Euro melodic death metal after the first wave from the ...
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Review: Callenish Circle “My Passion // Your Pain” [Metal Blade Records]

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All aboard the bandwagon. The year is 2003, and everybody wants a piece of the trending melodeath sensation. In places like North America bands were mixing only elements ...
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Review: Nailbomb “Point Blank” [Roadrunner Records]

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Max Cavalera and Alex Newport trade vocals and influences on an album that sounds somewhere between new Sepultura/early Soulfly and mid-period Godflesh. It’s basically a mix between the ...
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Review: Black Sun Brotherhood “God & Beast” [Metal Blast Records]

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How about some occult and evil blackened thrash? With some heavy riffs, weird vocals and satanic rituals? There is a definite heaviness and evil atmosphere in this album. ...
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Review: BleakHeart “Dream Griever” [Sailor Records]

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The new project of musician JP Damron BleakHeart, which subsequently became a full-time band (with the members from such bands as Dreadnough or Across Tundras), has released their ...
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Review: Consumption “Recursive Definitions of Suppuration” [Iron, Blood and Death Corporation]

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The brand new Swedish duet Consumption this September has released their debut album “Recursive Definitions of Suppuration” through the Mexican extreme label Iron, Blood and Death Corporation, presenting ...
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Review: Morbid Angel “Formulas Fatal To The Flesh” [Earache Records]

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Give everyone their due: this here is definitely intense. At least at first, before the initial effect and hopeful expectations wear off and the facade drops. The album ...
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Review: Sacramentum “Far Away from the Sun” [Adipocere Records]

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On their first full length Sacramentum make an offering to the metal world in the form of melodic extreme metal somewhere between the sorrowful drama of early Swedish ...
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Review: Athon “Athon” [Argonauta Records]

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Italy’s Athon impress with a stunning debut of their take on the stoner doom genre. Right out of the gate, you can tell this band is up to ...
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Review: Immortal “At the Heart of Winter” [Osmose Productions]

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At the turn of the millennium, Immortal releases this quintessential black metal classic, often considered the band’s most eminent record along with the later ‘Sons of Northern Darkness’ ...
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Review: Draconian “Under A Godless Veil” [Napalm Records]

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Get ready for some magic and despair, never-ending melancholy, haunting music, sweet singing and desperate screams, because this is what this album sounds like. Draconian play the slow, ...
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Review: Atheist “Piece of Time” [Active Records]

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Way back during the earliest days of death metal, bands were looking for ways to produce the most extreme brand of music that would foreshadow the darker era ...
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Review: Leaves’ Eyes “The Last Viking” [AFM Records]

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This autumn after two-year gap the German/British band Leaves’ Eyes has presented their eighth full-length album “The Last Viking” in a long-term partnership with a German label AFM. ...
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Review: MOSKOWA “The Man Of The Three Islands” [Music-Records]

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This year the French label Music Records has re-released for the third time the album “The Man of the Three Islands” from young French band MoSKowa. Originally it ...
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Review: Crimson Glory “Crimson Glory” [Par Records]

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Way back in 1986 during the early stages of metal, Florida was not known yet as the world capital of death metal but there was a band called ...
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