Here we have over 40 minutes of well-written deathgrind. The band take the brief, energetic bursts of punk and grindcore, and entwine them with the staying power of death metal, making for an album that exists on both worlds. Continue reading
There aren’t too many bands that mix death and sludge metal together, but those that do tend to be pretty notable. The Dead and Tides of Sulfur are two that spring instantly to mind. I can now add Warcrab to this short list too. Continue reading
This is the kind of death metal album that just steamrolls all over you as soon as you press play. It’s a relentlessly savage monster throughout the playing time, showing no let up in its bloody commitment to knock you over and flatten you to a mushy corpse. Continue reading
Sometimes you just get a craving for some rocking, riff-focused stoner/sludge metal, and for times like that the new Attalla album Glacial Rule is quite the tonic. Continue reading
Craven Idol are the real deal. Their latest album The Shackles of Mammon is an absolute scorcher. As with the best of releases; the more you listen to it, the better it gets.
As I said in my review of their latest creation – this is old-school quality with new-school fury and bite. It’s partly this combination that gives Craven Idol such a distinct personality, one that definitely sees them stand out from the hordes.
The very amicable Vrath went into detail about what makes the album so special, and what makes the band tick… Continue reading
Il Nuovo Mare is the follow up to the band’s 2013 debut Dopo l’Apnea. This was a release that established Buioingola as a band that were travelling their own way, and a release that firmly stuck in my mind as one of the more memorable ones of that year. Continue reading
Who doesn’t love some head-turning dizzying techdeath now and again?
Although the album cover Continue reading