Revenge Prevails – False Hope Cruelty (Review)

Revenge PrevailsThis is the second album from Swedish black/death metal band Revenge Prevails.

This is a band that takes a sturdy, Satyricon-esque second wave foundation and builds on it with some solid death metal bricks. Continue reading

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Traffic Death – Dead End (Review)

Traffic DeathTraffic Death are a US crossover grind band and this is their second album.

This is raging thrashcore, taking thrash metal, hardcore, grindcore, and punk elements into consideration as it spends 24 minutes doing a bucketload of damage. Continue reading

Azziard – Metempsychose (Review)

AzziardAzziard are a black metal band from France and this is their third album.

Featuring ex-members of The Negation and Insain, this is 52 minutes of uncompromising black metal. It’s great to hear more from the band after their very enjoyable split with Nirnaeth, and I’m quite happy now that I have a full album of their material to absorb the negative vibes from. Continue reading

Nullingroots – Into the Grey (Review)

NullingrootsThis is the fourth album from post-black metal band Nullingroots.

Nullingroots play a form of post-black metal that incorporates the black/shoegaze style with emotive post-rock and a helping of depressive darkness. It’s a compelling recipe for an engaging and affecting album. Continue reading

Djinn and Miskatonic – Even Gods Must Die (Review)

Djinn and MiskatonicDjinn and Miskatonic are an Indian doom metal band and this is their second album.

2013’s Forever in the Realm was a charismatic and flavoured doom metal album that made a firm impression on me. It’s been far too long since we’ve had some more music from this notable band, but they’ve more than made Continue reading