• 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
  • 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