• Review: Among the Prey – Only for the Blinded Eyes June 4, 2016 AmongThePrey2400pixAmong the Prey is a Finnish melodic death metal band that brings some familiar sounds together with their own to create the magic that is Only for the Blinded Eyes, their debut full-length. Only for the Blinded Eyes combines old school metalcore (in the vein of Threat Signal) and melodic riffing in each song. Check ... Read more
  • Review: Whispered – Metsutan – Songs of the Void May 27, 2016 575426Whispered is a Melodic Death Metal band from Finland. Their current line-up consists of four members: Jouni Valjakka (guitars and vocals), Mikko Mattila (guitars), Kai Palo (bass and additional vocals), and Jussi Kallava (drums). They have released three albums since their formation: Thousands Swords (2010), Shogunate Macabre (2014), and Mesutan-Songs of the Void (2016). The intro ... Read more
  • Review: Like Animals – Feral May 24, 2016 feralMath metal band Like Animals brings us their latest effort with Feral. Feral is a 20 minute long album with 5 spastic tracks. They have a few animal-themed EPs released before Feral, so the song titles fit right in. Head to their Facebook to drop a like then pick up Feral on Bandcamp, iTunes, and ... Read more
  • Review: Cult of Lilith – Arkanum May 20, 2016 FrontIcelandic death metal trio Cult of Lilith puts forth an EP as their first mark on the metal world. We don’t often hear much from Iceland, but today we focus on this nice little release. Arkanum contains 5 tracks and runs about 18 minutes long. Head to Cult of Lilith’s Facebook and Bandcamp to support ... Read more
  • Review: Imperium – Titanomachy May 17, 2016 imperium-titanomachy-cover2016Imperium is a Technical Death Metal band from the UK. They currently only have two core members, Mike Alexander on the guitars and Doug Anderson on the vocals. They have outside help with other aspects of the album. They are currently signed to Ultimate Massacre Productions and have released an album called Sacramentum in August ... Read more
  • Review: Coprophemia – Abhorrigenesis May 11, 2016 CorprophemiaThis week I’m bringing you brutal death metal from Canada under the name of Coprophemia with their 2nd full-length album Abhorrigenesis. There are 11 tracks (2 are interludes of some sort) and they are all rather brief songs. Abhorrigenesis brings the heat in the form of riffs, fast drumming, and well-crafted basslines. You can listen/check ... Read more
  • Review: Nightshade – Predilections May 3, 2016 nightNightShade has finally given us their fourth full-length album in February of 2016 called Predilections. There are 10 tracks and none of them are long. If you’ve been a fan of NightShade before, then you know to expect some low key synth and catchy riffs that hook right into breakdowns. Check it out on ... Read more
  • Review: Hollow Mirror – Corrupt Constitution May 1, 2016 a1469346059_16Hollow Mirror is a Melodic Death Metal band from Moscow, Russia. The band’s current line-up is: Nick Slavsky (vocals), Polina Slavskaya (guitar), and Ivan Kozyulin (guitar). Since the band’s formation in 2009, they have released an EP called Approaching Visions in October 2011, a single called Lost in March 2012, another single called Crimson Eye ... Read more
  • Review: Whitefall – Origins April 30, 2016 whitefalProgressive metalcore act Whitefall introduced themselves to the world on March 4th with their debut EP Origins. Origins is quite the stepping stone for Whitefall as it has left its mark on the world of progressive metalcore. If you like Fallujah or TesseracT, then you will certainly enjoy Whitefall and their introduction into the musical ... Read more
  • Review: Monolith – Nexus April 19, 2016 Monolith-Nexus-2016Monolith is a Symphonic Metal band from Ontario, Canada. The current line-up is: Michael Gallant (vocals), Colin Parrish (guitar), and Colin Nafziger (drums). Since this band’s formation in 2008, they have released three albums: Monolith, Voyager, and Nexus. The first track, Origin, starts the album off with a great orchestral piece. It makes you feel like ... Read more
  • Review: Fall – The Insatiable Weakness April 18, 2016 fallThis week we have a melodic death metal band called Fall here with their debut full-length album The Insatiable Weakness, which features Dirk Verbueren of Soilwork on drums. Without saying too much, The Insatiable Weakness is anything but weak. It takes melodic and runs miles. Pick it up on Bandcamp and check out Fall’s Facebook! There ... Read more
  • Review: Acidiun – 9 Circles April 12, 2016 acidiunAcidiun is a 5-piece Swedish deathcore band that has graced us with their latest EP called 9 Circles. Sticking true to their description of “metal right in your face” is this 3-track EP that is full of energy. Listen to/check out/purchase 9 Circles and Acidiun on Spotify, Facebook, Youtube, and Bandcamp! Starting off 9 Circles is ... Read more
  • Review: Before I Turn – The Virus April 5, 2016 beofre iDeathcore band Before I Turn’s debut full-length album is finally upon us after 2 killer, teasing singles were released earlier this year. It’s called The Virus and features the singles “Stella” and “Leeches,” both of which I am a big fan of. If you listened to and enjoyed those singles then you will surely like ... Read more
  • Review: Define – Division April 4, 2016 12804737_707656329377527_4501658344297043576_nDefine is a Deathcore band all the way from Verona, Italy. Their current line-up consists of: Nicola Bicego (vocals), Filippo Bertoncelli (guitar), Stefano Bonafini (guitar), Damiano Ambrosi (bass), Federico Accordini (keyboards), and Alberto Fontanabona (drums). Since this band’s formation in 2013, they have released only one EP. The guitar work in this EP is solid. It’s ... Read more
  • Review: Cerebric Turmoil – Neutral Net Meltdown March 28, 2016 CerebricTurmoilExtreme German technical death metal group Cerebic Turmoil released a monster album in November of 2015. With guest appearances from Obscura, Defeated Sanity, and Requital, you know Neutral Net Meltdown has something great in store. Pick up Neutral Net Meltdown from their Bandcamp, Amazon and iTunes! Stop on by their Facebook to drop a like ... Read more
  • Review: He Comes Later – Adam: The Decay March 24, 2016 comes laterHe Come’s Later is an Italian deathcore band and Adam: The Decay is their debut EP. Without giving too much away, Adam: The Decay is a heavy and groovy EP. It’s pretty long for an EP too; it has 7 songs and a running time of 27 minutes. You can listen to it/pick it up ... Read more
  • Review: Blazing Row – Emerge March 22, 2016 a2157204129_16Blazing Row is a Deathcore band from Belgium. Their current line-up consists of: Jef Van de Vel (vocals), Jan Maes (drums), Yannick Rutten (guitars), and Joeri Pandelaers (bass). Since their formation in 2012, they have released a demo in 2013. Oncoming is a good opening track for this album. It features some cool guitar work accompanied ... Read more
  • Review: Inception – Two Twisted Stories March 18, 2016 inceptionNorth Carolina metalcore band Inception returns from the ashes with a very brief, 2-song EP called Two Twisted Stories. There are only 2 songs because the band was supposed to do a split album with another band, but circumstances did not allow for the split to finish, so they released their half as an EP. ... Read more
  • Review: Throne of the Beheaded – Severed Ties March 15, 2016 totbMelodic deathcore band Throne of the Beheaded recently released their debut full-length album called Severed Ties. TOTB formed in early 2015 as a strictly deathcore band before switching to a more melodic sound, which they deliver here. With a running time of 34 minutes and 11 tracks, you can get Severed Ties is on Bandcamp, ... Read more
  • Review: Incinerate Creation – Adaptation of Human Suffering March 10, 2016 a1134638102_16Incinerate Creation is a Death-Metal band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Their current line-up is: Tony (drums), Serge (guitar), Pat (guitar), Jake (vocals), and Tim (bass). Adaptation of Human Suffering is the only album that they have released since their formation in 2013. After an opening, creepy intro track, Thy Summon Anu kicks in. The drums and vocals ... Read more
  • Review: Sunless Rise – Unrevealed March 9, 2016 sunless riseRussian progressive/melodic death metal group Sunless Rise have released a killer album recently called Unrevealed. There is a lot to enjoy from Sunless Rise’s debut full-length, so after you head to their Facebook, Bandcamp, and Spotify, read on! Unrevealed has a lot going on it at all times, so I will start by saying it sounds ... Read more
  • Review: Gomorrah – The Haruspex February 29, 2016 CDDIGI-2.1BDeath metal duo (they have performers to play live with, but only 2 official members) Gomorrah have concocted 10 tracks of face melting death metal under the guise The Haruspex. Due to release in mid January, The Haruspex is about 30 minutes long and surely keeps you locked in the whole time. You will be ... Read more
  • Review: Scarecell – Horizons February 25, 2016 scarecellFinnish 5-piece melodic metalcore band Scarecell has released a new EP for us to feast our ears on. There are 4 tracks on New Horizons and they are all solid. They make good use of the rhythm guitar and vocals. Check it all out on their Facebook, Spotify, Bandcamp, and Youtube! One thing that stands out ... Read more
  • Review: The Overmind – Dissolution February 23, 2016 a1006513116_10The Overmind is a Death Metal band from South Africa. Since their formation in 2014, they have released one EP which I will be reviewing. It was released in January of 2015 and contains four songs. The band’s current line-up is: Wojtek Starzak (vocals), Jethro May (guitar), Deven Phillips (guitar), and Brynn Huxtable (drums). Descent Protocal ... Read more
  • Review: Enthrallment – Eugenic Wombs February 16, 2016 Eugenic Wombs CoverBulgarian death metal group Enthrallment brings forth their fifth full-length album entitled Eugenic Wombs. With a name like that, it sounds like a tediously crafted album with underlying messages and a force of metal to smack you around. That’s exactly what Eugenic Wombs is about so be sure to Enthrallment’s Facebook, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and website! There ... Read more