• Review: Parius – Let There Be Light EP January 26, 2017 LTBL CoverParius has graced us with a surprise EP recently under the title Let There Be Light. This is the first collection of music with the new lineup and features Ryan Knight and Michael Keene. If that doesn’t catch your interest, I don’t know what will. There are 4 tracks, one being an interlude, so this ... Read more
  • Review: Obsolete Incarnation – Eradication of Society January 16, 2017 a0825812445_16New Year means new releases and already we have several promising releases coming in 2017, including Obsolete Incarnation’s new EP Eradication of Society. You may or may not remember Obsolete Incarnation from another review done last year on their debut full-length New Breed of an Uncurable Disease. Whether you do or don’t, Obsolete Incarnation is ... Read more
  • Review: Acranius – Reign of Terror January 12, 2017 Acranius album artGerman brutal slamming death metal tyrants Acranius have been tearing up the scene since 2009. They have released 2 previous albums, an EP and toured both Europe and the United States with the likes of Ingested and Within Destruction. On January 27th, 2017, the band will drop their 3rd full-length named Reign of Terror through Rising Nemesis ... Read more
  • Review: With Ink Instead of Blood – Ars Goetia/Godless Apparitions January 9, 2017 a2383888034_16With Ink Instead of Blood is a Russian deathcore supergroup made up of former and current members from Slaughter to Prevail, Taking Your Last Chance, A Legacy Unwritten, and Lost in Alaska. Ars Goetia/Godless Apparitions is WIIOB’s second full-length album and is what we’ll be looking into today. Just like many other Russian releases, this ... Read more
  • Review: False Images – Imminentus January 3, 2017 imminentusFalse Images are progressive Deathcore band from Nashua, NH. They formed in 2014 and have released a self titled EP prior to Imminentus. The first thing that struck me about this album was the immediate introduction to a dark and eerie soundscape. This is the type of music that’ll actually freak you out while you’re walking ... Read more
  • Review: Desecrate the Faith – Unholy Infestation December 27, 2016 album artTexas death metal act Desecrate the Faith has announced their second album, which is to be released in early March of 2017. After their first album Desecrate the Faith went on American and European tours before recording this bestial album: Unholy Infestation. When the time comes it will be available on all major formats. They ... Read more
  • Review: Cognitive – Deformity December 9, 2016 cognitiveCognitive is back at it again with another sick release called Deformity. In the last year or so, Cognitive has signed with Unique Leader Records, who has helped Cognitive produce and promote the new full-length. If you have listened to Cognitive before, you have an idea of what to expect. Head to Cognitive’s Facebook and ... Read more
  • Review: Boreworm – Entomophobia December 1, 2016 a1927044164_10Boreworm is a Death Metal band from Michigan. Since their formation in 2011, they have only released one EP. The band currently has four members and is unsigned. Released on November 19th, 2016, the Entomophobia EP contains four songs with a total run-time of 21 minutes and 47 seconds. This album is available via their ... Read more
  • Track Review: As a Conceit – Running Tired November 29, 2016 as a conceit coverItaly has granted us yet another interesting metal band, this time of the progressive metalcore style. The band in question is As a Conceit and they have an album coming out December 2nd. There is currently 3 singles out, but today we will only worry about “Running Tired.” Keep an eye on this quintet on ... Read more
  • Review: Sin of God – Aenigmata November 21, 2016 ArtworkHungary has given us yet another angry metal band only this time flavored with death metal under the name Sin of God. Aenigmata is Sin of God’s latest release and it is about alchemy and dissection of faith. Check out their Facebook and Bandcamp! Alright this album is amazing. It’s really heavy and has a lot ... Read more
  • Review: Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us November 18, 2016 architectsallourgodscdArchitechts is a Metalcore band from the United Kingdom. Since their formation in 2004, they have released seven albums: Nightmares (2006), Ruin (2007), Hollow Crown (2009), The Here and Now (2011), Daybreaker (2012), Lost Forever // Lost Together (2014) and All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us (2016). The band’s current line-up is: Sam Carter (vocals), ... Read more
  • Review: Into Oblivion – Alone November 15, 2016 into oblivionInto Oblivion are a progressive metal core/deathcore 5 piece from Munich, Germany. Formed in 2010, they have previously released an EP titled ‘Nihilistic Egalitarian Progress’ (2012) and a full length album titled ‘Funeral’ (2014). Into Oblivion first caught my eye with their lyric video for their single ‘Behind Closed Doors’, which featured a style of 3D ... Read more
  • Review: Tongues – Tongues EP November 8, 2016 rght tonguesEx-vocalist from Aversions Crown went off to play in another project called Tongues, who will be releasing a new self-titled EP. The 5 members wanted to make music that was more aggressive and raw. Many strive for a raw sound, but do they actually achieve it? This EP will be available on all major formats, ... Read more
  • Review: Grace Disgraced – Lasting Afterdeaths November 3, 2016 a0094142004_16Grace Disgraced is a Russian Death Metal band formed in 2004. Their current line-up is: Polina Berezko (vocals), Aleksandr Klaptsov (guitars), Pavel Semin (bass), and Andrey Ischenko (drums). Since their formation, they have released: Materialized Expectation (an EP), Enthrallment Traced, and The Primal Cause: Womanumental. Lasting Afterdeaths is a 7-song album and contains a total ... Read more
  • Review: Pridemeat – Wet Hot American Slaughter October 28, 2016 a2845441158_16Pridemeat, the melodic death metal band hailing from Savannah, Georgia, released their first full-length album, Wet Hot American Slaughter, back on June 27th, and it is an absolute masterpiece. The band currently consists of; Hector (Vocals), Nick (Guitar), Alec (Guitar), James (Bass), and Josh (Drums). What is so special about Pridemeat is that they combine ... Read more
  • Review: Shark Infested Daughters – These Tides, Our Tombs October 27, 2016 sid coverI recently received a rather interesting copy of Shark Infested Daughters’ upcoming album These Tides, Our Tombs. Shark Infested Daughters is a 6-piece metalcore band from Calgary, AB, Canada. Shark Infested Daughters will soon be on tour with The Body Politic and Corvus the Crow to support the release of These Tides, Our Tombs so ... Read more
  • Review: TraumaxQueen – Duality EP October 23, 2016 a3437595645_16Are you looking for a new, angry, female-fronted hardcore band? Then look no further, because TraumaxQueen is here to change the entire hardcore scene for the better. TraumaxQueen is a straightedge crossover band based out of various parts of South Carolina. Fronted by Molli Silvers (Hog Tide), this band also features Austin Evans on guitar ... Read more
  • Review: Shokran – Exodus October 19, 2016 shokranShokran is a progressive metalcore band from Russia. Exodus, the second full-length album, is upon us whether we are ready or not. Prior to the release of Exodus, Shokran received an offer to sign with Sumerian Records, but turned them down to remain unsigned. A bold move, but Shokran has been trucking along just fine ... Read more
  • Review: Mugshot – Dull boy October 17, 2016 a2760904802_16Mugshot is an American beat-down band hailing from San Jose, California. Mugshot’s lineup currently consists of Eli Truitt on vocals, Micael Demko on guitar and vocals, Eddie Smith on bass, and Connor Haines on drums. Mugshot released their newest Album, “Dull Boy,” on August 12th, 2016. Let me tell you about something about Mugshot, these guys know ... Read more
  • Review: Mirrors – Lifelike October 16, 2016 a1977047115_16Mirrors is a Metalcore band from Virginia. Since their formation in 2015, they have released two albums: The Art of Paradox and Lifelike. The band’s current line-up consists of: Davin Morta (vocals), Anthony Vu (guitar), Alfonso Ureña (bass), and Sebastian Trudeau (drums). The vocals in this album are done well. I really like the highs. Not ... Read more
  • Review: In Depths & Tides – Shroud EP October 11, 2016 14040087_1675060209186427_3121601349926501632_nIn Depths & Tides are an American progressive deathcore band from New England. Formed in 2011, they’ve released one full length and one EP, toured with an incredibly impressive list of bands and survived numerous member changes. The first thing I want to say about this EP is that is one of the best deathcore releases ... Read more
  • Review: Never I – SPEAK October 11, 2016 a2046696410_10Never I are a metalcore/post-hardcore band based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. The band released  ‘SPEAK’ earlier this year, a four song EP with crushing screams and cleans, astonishing guitar work, and all-in-all will make you want to get up and mosh. Never I’s lineup currently consists of vocalist Ian Powell, guitarists Hayden Myers and Connor Vogt, bassist Dakota Boelte, ... Read more
  • Review: Blindfold – Multipolar Disorder of Substance October 10, 2016 3063849-292-292Blindfold is a technical metalcore band from Greece and Multipolar Disorder of Substance is their second EP. It has 3 tracks and a lot of potential. Prior to Multipolar Disorder of Substance, the band went through a few lineup changes and eventually just became a temporarily solo project (what Blindfold currently is). Head over to ... Read more
  • Review: Allegaeon – Proponent for Sentience October 4, 2016 a1216811115_10Allegaeon is a Modern Melodic Death Metal band from Denver/Fort Collins, Colorado. The band’s current line-up is: Riley McShane (vocals), Greg Burgess (guitar), Michael Stancel (guitar), Corey Archuleta (bass), and Brandon Park (drums). Since the band was created in 2008, they have released four albums: Fragments of Form and Function, Form Shifter, Elements of the ... Read more
  • Review: To The Grave – No Lives Matter October 3, 2016 to the graveTo the Grave are a 5 piece deathcore band from Sydney, Australia. They have been around for a couple of years and in that time they have toured with the likes of A Night In Texas, Boris The Blade, Iconoclast and more big names in the scene. They have released one other single Prior to the ... Read more