• Review: Parasite Inc. – Time Tears Down September 23, 2016 a0699148999_10Parasite Inc. is a Melodic Death Metal band from Aalen, Germany. The band’s current line-up consists of: Kai (vocals, guitar), Dominik (guitar), Stefan (bass), and Benni (drums). Since their formation in 2007, they have released two albums, one being a demo in 2009 and the other being Time Tears Down in 2013. Time Tears Down ... Read more
  • Review: Gamma Sector – Elements of Contamination September 19, 2016 13567409_1737255636562633_4707832664633635768_nGamma Sector are an American slamming deathhore band from Washington, Indiana. They are new on the scene but by no means let that deter you from taking them seriously, these guys pack a serious punch. This EP offers a 16 minute 5 track aural onslaught filled with delights and is not for the light hearted. If ... Read more
  • Review: Human Vivisection – The Perpetual Gap September 18, 2016 human vivHuman Vivisection have released their debut full-length album via Rising Nemesis Records. The Perpetual Gap has 11 tracks of brutal death blasting in your ear. You can listen to The Perpetual Gap on Bandcamp and Spotify. People have different definitions of heavy in the metal world, but there are some things that are undeniably heavy; Human ... Read more
  • Review: Vulvodynia – Psychosadistic Design September 10, 2016 vulvoSo we have another Vulvodynia release under the title Psychosadistic Design and indeed it is. In case you somehow don’t know Vulvodynia, they are a slamming deathcore (you can argue on the sub-genre, I’m trying to be general) band from South Africa. They have 3 full-lengths, including Psychosadistic Design. If you have listened to any ... Read more
  • Review: Sacrilegium – Anima Lucifera September 8, 2016 a3314306009_10Anima Lucifera begins with some cool nature sounds followed by a nice lead in to the guitar in Preludium/ Heavenwings Shrugged. The drumming is really good. There’s some sick fills. The feel of the song changes around 2:35. The vocals are pretty cool. I like the instrumentals at 3:11-3:30. I’m looking forward to hearing more sweet ... Read more
  • Review: Wired Anxiety – The Delirium of Negation August 31, 2016 Slipcase-artworkIndian death metal band Wired Anxiety unleashed a new EP called The Delirium of Negation and it is sick. It is loaded with heavy riffs and vocals. India has a small metal scene, but there is a lot of talent if you know where to look. Among some forgettable bands are real gold mines like ... Read more
  • Review: Shadow of Intent – Primordial August 24, 2016 a1383934534_10Shadow of Intent is a symphonic deathcore band from Connecticut. Primordial is the latest album released and insane. Primordial is on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, and Big Cartel. Check these dudes on Facebook too! A genre like symphonic deathcore really isn’t something you come across everyday. In fact, I never heard of it and when I first ... Read more
  • Review: Ichor – Benthic Horizon August 22, 2016 61ElEj4n+0LIchor is a Death Metal band from Germany. Their current line-up is: Eric (vocals), Daniel (guitar), Jo (guitar), Norb (bass), and Dirk (drums). Since their formation in 2008, they have released four albums. Benethic Horizon has nine songs and a total run-time of 38 minutes and 8 seconds. The Gorgon beings the album with some eerie ... Read more
  • Review: Fractured Insanity – Man Made Hell August 16, 2016 livret_classique_4_pagesBrutal death metal is our focus this week with Belgian group Fractured Insanity. Fractured Insanity released their latest album, Man Made Hell, on extreme metal label Xtreem Music from Spain. Xtreem Music has also hosted Hour of Penance and Kronos, so you can check out the label’s Bandcamp for similar music and to pick up ... Read more
  • Review: Carnifex – Slow Death August 10, 2016 carnifex-slow-deathCarnifex is a five-member Modern Death Metal band from San Diego, California. Since their formation in 2005, they have released six albums and one EP. The band is currently signed to Nuclear Blast Records. Their current line-up is: Scott Lewis (vocals), Shawn Cameron (drums), Jordan Lockery (guitar), Cory Arford (guitar), and Fred Calderon (bass). Slow ... Read more
  • Review: Wicked World – Witch Hunt August 9, 2016 wicked worldComing in this week is a sick deathcore/beatdown band from Wisconsin called Wicked World. Wicked World just put out a new EP called Witch Hunt and currently has 4 members and is seeking a second guitarist. Witch Hunt is powered by an inhuman energy that can only be tamed with violence. Check it out on ... Read more
  • Review: Perdition – Lost Rites EP August 4, 2016 lost ritesAt long last we finally have Perdition’s new EP Lost Rites! Perdition is a symphonic death metal band from Pennsylvania. Perdition has two EPs (including Lost Rites) and one self-titled full-length, all of which are on Spotify. You can check out Lost Rites on Bandcamp, Youtube, and Spotify! Being a fan since Perdition came out, I ... Read more
  • Review: Nothing Lies Beyond – Fragile Reality July 31, 2016 frag realHailing from Tel Aviv, Israel is melo-death band Nothing Lies Beyond with their debut album Fragile Reality. Nothing Lies Beyond has been around since 2011 and have only recorded one demo, so this is somewhat of a first release. Before getting into the review, check out that album art. I really like the drawing and ... Read more
  • Review: The Devils of Loudun – Enduring Creation July 25, 2016 a2319022881_16The Devils of Loudun is a Symphonic Death Metal band from Seattle Washington. Their current line-up consists of: Scott Hermanns (guitar), Drew Tuel (lead guitar), LJ Cline (bass), Billy Keller (drums), Ben Velozo (keyboards), and Vance Bratcher (vocals). Since their formation in 2009, they have released a single called Guise of the Deceiver, an EP ... Read more
  • Review: Septa – Ropes July 23, 2016 septaUkrainian band Septa has returned with another brief release for us to chew on for the time being. Ropes, as it is called, has 4 tracks with track 4 being another version of track 1. Ropes has really tight production and a different feel and different consistency than Destroyer did, which I’ll explain. Ropes is ... Read more
  • Track Review: Bound in Fear – Deceit July 20, 2016 bif deceitThis week’s bonus review is all about downtempo deathcore group Bound in Fear and their latest single “Deceit.” Downtempo was never really something I was into with a few exceptions, but “Deceit” changes my opinion a bit. You can listen to this heavy track on Youtube and follow the band on their Facebook. Stop by, ... Read more
  • Review: Halcyon Days – Self-Titled EP July 13, 2016 halcyon daysA new EP stepped out into the world from 5-piece Norwegian progressive hardcore/metalcore act Halcyon Days. The EP is self-titled and has 5 relatively short tracks, so it’s a quick listen. You can checkout Halcyon Days on Spotify and Bandcamp! As I already said, Halcyon Days runs through quick and will be over before you know ... Read more
  • Review: I Am Infamy – I Just Want To Hurt You July 9, 2016 13062460_1113630882000640_3122013041503162608_nI Am Infamy is a Metal band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in 2010, they currently have four members: Michael Vanson (vocals), Mario Curay (guitar), Taylor Saulness (bass), and Davis Bonebrake (drums). Since their formation, they have released the EP I Just Want To Hurt You. This is a rather long EP, lasting a total of ... Read more
  • Track Review: Throne of the Beheaded – Plague July 7, 2016 totbThrone of the Beheaded is teasing us yet again with a new song with a new vocalist in the track “Plague.” With a few minor changes from Severed Ties, things are looking up for TOTB. Check them out on Facebook and listen to “Plague” on Youtube! The new vocalist definitely focuses more on the lower registry ... Read more
  • Review: Arise in Chaos – Terminal Cognition July 6, 2016 arise_in_chaosArise in Chaos is a 6 year old metal band that has released a new full-length in early May. They have worked with Ahrue Luster (ex-Machine Head/Ill Nino) and have played shows with some big names in the metal scene, such as Soulfly, Motionless in White, All that Remains, and more. Terminal Cognition is Aris ... Read more
  • Review: Fero Lux – No Rest June 28, 2016 fero luxMathcore band Fero Lux has put out their 2nd full-length album in late March called No Rest. No Rest is full of political angst and social ideals, so if you don’t like opinionated music this is not for you. If you are familiar with mathcore and similar genres then you know what to expect. Expect ... Read more
  • Review: Necromorph – Under The Flag June 22, 2016 a2024481120_16Necromorph is a five-member Death Metal band from Berlin, Germany. The band’s current line-up contains a vocalist, two guitarists, a drummer, and a bassist. Since their formation in 1995, they have released two albums: Grinding Back Zero (2011) and Under The Flag (2016). Under The Flag contains many songs, fifteen in total, and has a ... Read more
  • Review: Interrupting Cow – Prime Creators June 21, 2016 ic pcInterrupting Cow has finally unleashed the highly anticipated full-length Prime Creators. Prime Creators consists of 17 tracks running about 52 minutes long and includes a cover of Born of Osiris’ song “Bow Down.” Check out the album on Youtube and Bandcamp! Interrupting Cow started off as a joke breakdown project with no serious plans to ... Read more
  • Review: Drowning – Egotrip June 11, 2016 egotripComing in this week for our dose of beatdown is Chicago based band Drowning. Just like many other bands in this and other metal genres, Drowning is charged with anger and is ready to crowdkill at any moment with violent lyrics and riffs. You can purchase/check out their latest album, Egotrip, on Spotify, iTunes, Fastbreak ... Read more
  • Review: Eminent Slaughter – Stench June 6, 2016 a2430967509_16Eminent Slaughter is an Extreme Brutal Metal band from Champaign, Illinois. Since their formation in 2011, they have released two EPs: Condemned EP and Stench EP. Their current line-up consists of a vocalist, three guitar players, a bassist, and a drummer. They’re influenced by a lot of bands in the Illinois area and some more ... Read more