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Review: Code “Flyblown Prince” [Dark Essence Records]

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One thing I find really amusing with this Progressive Black Metal outfit from London is how they manage to change their sound for each album without losing their ...
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Review: Torfrom “Culto al terror” [Australis records]

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Only their first full release since their inception in 1992, Chile’s Torfrom bring us their very long-awaited debut LP, Culto Al Terror, a 40-minute death metal sludgefest. Opener ...
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Review: Taake / Helheim “Henholdsvis” [Dark Essence Records]

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Here is a nice little split disc, where although you wish there was more music to get your hands on, what actually is there is fairly satisfying. The ...
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Review: Serpent Throne “Beyond the Chains of Decadence” [Australis Records]

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Their first full-length since their first demo release in 2012, Serpent Throne deliver 47 minutes of crossover metal straight from Chile’s underground scene. An intro of clashing swords ...
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Review: Wode “Burn In Many Mirrors” [20 Buck Spin]

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Blackened melodic thrash of the aggressively atmospheric variety is served with aplomb in just over 39 minutes on Burn in Many Mirrors from Manchester’s Wode. The album oozes ...
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Review: Monte Penumbra “As Blades in the Firmament” [End All Life Productions / Oration Records]

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The Portugal experimental blacksters Monte Penumbra have returned this March with a new creation “As Blades in the Firmament”, more and more descending into deep murky waters of ...
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Review: Sigh “Infidel Art” [Cacophonous Records]

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Falling between the grim Scorn Defeat and the even stranger, mania of Hail Horror Hail, Infidel Art sees Sigh heading into a theatrical direction that had not been explored before. Now I’m not ...
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Review: Caedes Cruenta “Of Ritual Necrophagia and Mysterious Ghoul Cults” [Helter Skelter / Regain Records]

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Third album from Greece’s Caedes Cruenta brings us over an hour of manic macabre metal to upset the neighbours with. Eerie samples, moody synths, melodious riffs, scorching solos, ...
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Exclusive premiere: CTHONICA “The Bonds of Infernal Abhorrence”

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Venezuelan aural plague Cthonica re-emerge from the sepulchers and sewers of Caracas with a new chapter in their abominable saga of repulsive and sepulchral ritualistic raw black/death metal. ...
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Review: Demoniac “So It Goes” [Edged Circle]

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The Chilean thrashers Demoniac have returned this year with a brand new album “So It goes” after three years of silence (apart from the Live record year ago), ...
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Review: Astral Tomb “Degradation of Human Consciousness” [Blood Harvest]

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It’s your best friend’s birthday and you don’t know what gift to choose for him, don’t hesitate, make him discover this EP “Degradation Of Human Consciousness” by the ...
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Review: Children of Technology “Written Destiny” [Hells Headbangers]

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If you put every heavy metal cliché in an Eppenmayer flask and let everything incubate for 48 hours you will get “Written Destiny” from Children of Technology. There’s ...
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Review: Coffins / Depression [Hells Headbangers]

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Coffins kick off this split LP with a whirlwind of demonic riffs laden with enough bass to make you feel the claustrophobia of being buried alive. The drumming ...
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Review: Stass “Songs Of Flesh And Decay” [Emanzipation Productions]

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It’s more conventional for the vocals to be the weakest part of an album, but Dreams of Rotting Flesh goes against those norms as Felix Stass leads his band with strong ...
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Review: Eximperitus “Šahrartu” [Willowtip Records]

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In Sahrartu, Belarus’ Eximperitus offer comfort from the cold weather with warming riffs, red-hot drumming, and a reassuring blanket of melody. Riffs that snarl slowly back up ethereal drone solos Jerry ...
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Interview with David Nilsson of Feral (Sweden)

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David how are you and how is the band? I hope busy working on a new Album for us? Hey man, I am doing fine! In spite of ...
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Review: Revolting “Dreadful Pleasures” [Careless Records]

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Horror metal messenger, Rogga Johansson never seems to stop does he? Out of every musician in the death metal genre, little come to be as prolific as Rogga, ...
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Review: The Troops of Doom “The Rise of Heresy” [Blood Blast Distribution]

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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: Desire “Infinity… A Timeless Journey Through an Emotional Dream” [Skyfall Records]

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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: Abigor “Totschläger (A Saintslayer’s Songbook)” [W.T.C. Productions]

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“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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