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Review: Hypnosia “Extreme Hatred” [Hammerheart Records]

I have a quick confession to make: my interest in post-90’s thrash metal is basically non-existent. That’s not to say that certain bands can’t play thrash metal properly, ...
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Review: Holocausto “Campo de Extermínio” [Cogumelo Records]

There’s no denying that Brazil had a huge impact on the development of extreme metal and today’s topic Holocausto are yet another reminder of such. Their evolution may ...
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Review: Asphyx “The Rack” [Century Media Records]

Long-lasting doom/death metal veterans Asphyx were one of the earliest bands from Holland that slowed the hell down once speeding up became the norm. Quickly joined by Martin ...
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Review: Caca De Luna “Züchtigungstheater” [Give Praise Records]

Caca De Luna is a grindcore band from Germany that I was recently introduced to for the first time, with their newest album Züchtigungstheater, released on February 5th, ...
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Review: Berzerker “Pereat Mundus”

In the waning days of 2021, Vienna-based black metalers Berzerker bequeathed to the world Pereat Mundus, a bruising debut nearly half a decade in the making. Written and ...
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Review: Venom Inc. “There’s Only Black” [Nuclear Blast]

It has been five years since Venom Inc. reintroduced themselves to the metal scene with their first album Ave, with near fatal heart attack, 40 year anniversary of ...
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Review: Bipolar Disorder “Threshold of Madness”

Ok, let’s see where to begin with this… I think the first place to start would be for me to advocate that you give the band a chance. ...
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Review: Conteiner “Light Demolator” [Violence in the Veins]

The mountainous northern coast of Spain brings us Conteiner, with their first full length release and their second outing since 2018’s self titled EP. Mixing together an eclectic ...
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Review: Machine Head “Of Kingdom and Crown” [Nuclear Blast]

This new Machine Head album has a pretty good dark groove. There are some heavy tracks, and some complex, odd ones, but they both work because of the ...
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Review: Inexorable “Imperious” [Sliptrick Records]

Album reviews can so easily be peppered with over-described analogies and over-complicated descriptions, so this reviewer will be breaking this album down into two basic overviews: likes and ...
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Review: Black Altar / Vulture Lord “Deathiah Manifesto” [Odium Records]

Black Altar and Vulture Lord come together to deliver a blistering split EP that will not disappoint long time fans of either band. Deathiah Manifesto is the blending ...
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Review: Leiþa “Sisyphus” [Noisebringer Records]

Last summer was really important period for a new black metal band Leiþa from German Bavaria. On 24th of June small German label Noisebringer Records (also responsible for ...
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Review: Avalanche “Second Hand Band”

Australian hard rock band Avalanche is young and loud, but also it is promising and daringly audacious; for four years they were building their reputation, thanks to their ...
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Gig report: Nasty Abyss: Mortiferum & Cerebral Rot & Vaktal

Club Močvara had becoming a center point and mecca for extreme metal and underground bands, even on Monday. This time we had USA assault with Mortiferum and Cerebral ...
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Review: Behemoth “Opvs Contra Natvram” [Nuclear Blast]

It has been four years since Behemoths I Loved You at Your Darkest album, bands somewhat flawed but interesting follow-up to in all leagues stellar The Satanist. In ...
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Review: Kreator “Hate über alles” [Nuclear Blast]

This year is a true blessing for all thrash metal lovers, the mighty legends Kreator have returned after five years of yearning, presenting their latest full-length album Hate ...
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Review: Municipal Waste “Electrified Brain” [Nuclear Blast / Chaos Reigns]

Thrash metal/crossover band Municipal Waste from Virginia is a well-known bunch of motherfuckers with pure desire to revive good old days, when metalheads were skinny and with fluffy ...
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Review: Bloodbath “Survival of the Sickest” [Napalm Records]

Bloodbath are back, with a big, heavy, evil album that pays homage to old school death metal and horror movies, but still can stand on its own with ...
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Review: Thanatos “Realm of Ecstacy” [Shark Records]

In order to survive, changing from thrash to death metal seemed like a logical step in the early 90’s, yet Thanatos would split up in the same year ...
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Review: Blind Guardian “The God Machine” [Nuclear Blast]

This is a strange metal epic, with catchy power metal, witches and cults, and a delicious dark undertone. We’re sure of that with the first track, “Deliver Us ...
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