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Review: Expunged “Into Never Shall” [Hells Headbangers Records]

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Here’s a vicious piece of blackened death/thrash metal, with some interesting ideas but a rather uneven set of songs. This album has an interesting title, and starts with ...
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Review: Vicious Rumors “Digital Dictator” [Roadrunner Records]

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Although it would take Vicious Rumors three years to release a second album, Digital Dictator would be the definite album of this band and it’s easy to see why. There’s ...
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Review: Stormnatt “The Crimson Sacrament” [Ashen Productions]

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Stormnatt… a band that I have been aware of, since earlier this year. I never knew that Antimessiah was ever even a part of this band, initially. I ...
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Review: Metal Church “Hanging in the Balance” [Rising Sun Productions]

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There are two things you can be certain about when it comes down to Metal Church. For one, they retained a sense of integrity over the decades. Second ...
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Review: The Ruins of Beverast “Rain upon the Impure” [Ván Records]

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Like an ugly, yet captivating painting that somehow manages to capture’s one attention, Rain upon the Impure is one of those things that could only fall under the category of ...
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Review: Metal Church “Masterpeace” [Nuclear Blast America]

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I’m not sure why, but I can’t help but think that Metal Church’s later period has been rather overlooked. A shame, really, as I’ve recently dived into the ...
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Review: Paradise Lost “Drown in Darkness – The Early Demos” [Century Media Records]

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While I’ll clearly call myself a Paradise Lost fan, Drown in Darkness – The Early Demos wasn’t something I was necessarily looking forward to. Lost Paradise still ranks as the worst ...
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Review: Withered “Verloren” [Season of Mist Underground Activists]

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This band describe their music as “tortured blackened death metal”, and indeed, this is a great way to describe this eerie, heavy, strange and experimental album. So get ...
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Review: Cryopathic Thanatology “Untold Stories of the Morgue”

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Cryopathic Thanatology is a newly formed death metal project by Karnatorh (guitars, bass & songwriting) and Ossilor (vocals) or by their own words: „A death metal project formed ...
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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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