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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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Review: Necrophobic “Dawn of the Damned” [Century Media Records]

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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: Themgoroth “Gate to the Unknown…” [Morbid Noizz Productions]

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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: Suffocation “Human Waste” [Relapse Records]

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One thing that I love about cover artwork is its ability to represent what kind of album you’re dealing with and of course plenty of death metal albums ...
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Review: Lucifer “Lucifer III” [Century Media Records]

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Long live the retrorock. Do you like Ghost? Do you like The Hellacopters? Then you will surely like “Lucifer III” from Lucifer as well. I am consciously referring ...
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Review: Dark Fortress “Spectres from the Old World” [Century Media Records]

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Six years until the new record of the Bavarian black metal beast Dark Fortress enters our dimension. “Venereal Dawn” from 2014 was a very experimental album. So, what ...
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PESSIMIST Signs to Season of Mist

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Season of Mist is pleased to announce the signing of American death metal icons PESSIMIST (ft. Kelly McLauchlin of DEATH, EX-POSSESSED, I AM MORBID, etc.)! In addition to a new ...
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Interview with J.P. Brown of Hellwitch

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You joined Hellwitch in 1994. How did that come about? I was 18 years old, in Kendall, Florida, looking for a band to play in. Scouring the local ...
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