Gods Forsaken – In a Pitch Black Grave (Review)

Gods ForsakenThis is the debut album from Swedish death metal horde Gods Forsaken.

As I’ve said many times in the past – sometimes only ugly, dirty, filthy old-school Swedish death metal will do. When you absolutely can’t go any longer without a hit of the good stuff, this is where bands like Gods Forsaken come in. Continue reading

Kafirun – Eschaton (Review)

KafirunThis is the debut album from Kafirun, a Canadian black metal band.

I very much enjoyed Kafirun’s Death Worship and Glorification of Holy Death releases, and this early work of theirs demonstrated the great promise that the band had. I always felt that they were building up to something, and apparently that something is Eschaton. Continue reading

Vallenfyre – Fear Those Who Fear Him (Review)

VallenfyreThis is the third album from Vallenfyre, a death metal band from the UK.

Featuring current and ex-members of Paradise Lost, My Dying Bride, and Abhorrence, in Fear Those Who Fear Him Vallenfyre deliver 39 minutes of ugly, nasty death metal. Continue reading

Barrabus – Barrabus (Review)

BarrabusThis is the debut album from UK electro rockers Barrabus.

Barrabus play an individual style of enhanced rock that sees their delivery sit somewhere between that of Faith No More, Rabies Caste, Every Time I Die, and Dead Kennedys. It’s a somewhat eclectic mix that actually comes together in a highly cohesive manner across the album. Continue reading