Shedding the collaborations and guests of his more recent previous work, Scathed is 53 minutes of unfiltered insight into the mind of this prolific and terrifying artist. Continue reading “Gridfailure – Scathed (Review)”
Australian dark death metallers Contaminated are about to unleash their debut album on the world, and what a beast it is. Final Man contains 34 minutes of pestilent, disgustingly ugly death metal, the likes of which you rarely find these days.
Rotting aesthetics aside, the band have obviously got a talent for their death metal songwriting too, as the album is full of thick, weighty slabs of brutality and darkness, all presented to the listener in ripe, virulent, plague-ridden promise. Contaminated are well worth braving sickness for.
So put on your protective gear and get stuck in – Contaminated are waiting for you… Continue reading “Interview with Contaminated”
Harking back to the early 00s when the NWOAHM was arguably at its strongest, Miss May I are working their hardest to keep the sound and spirit of these times alive and well on Shadows Inside. I must say, it’s working. Continue reading “Miss May I – Shadows Inside (Review)”
I love The Summoned’s past work, so now that we finally have a new album from them, it’s great to hear. Continue reading “The Summoned – Sessions (Review)”
A new Iced Earth album is always an event. After being around for almost 30 years at this point, this is a band that know what they’re doing. Continue reading “Iced Earth – Incorruptible (Review)”
Much like the recent Ulsect album, (a band that share members with Dodecahedron), Kwintessens is devoted to harrowing nightmarescapes and disturbing atmospheres. Whereas Ulsect Continue reading “Dodecahedron – Kwintessens (Review)”
This is energetic and aggressive modern metal/metalcore with a strong sound and lots of attitude. Continue reading “Hollow – Home Is Not Where the Heart Is (Review)”
One of the reasons I love what I do at Wonderbox Metal is that I get exposed to some amazing music that I might not have ever encountered otherwise. This latest release by Vin de Mia Trix is exactly one of the reasons why I find running this site so fulfilling.
So, here we have a colossal album full of unrestrained ambition, with the musical talent to back it up. This weighty release only contains four tracks, but the entire playing time clocks in at a mighty 98 minutes. Continue reading “Vin de Mia Trix – Palimpsests (Review)”
Look at that album cover. Go on, take a good look. Now, how could you not want to listen to anything that has that adorning it? Continue reading “A Trust Unclean – Parturition (Review)”
This is classic black metal, traditionally played with hatred and fervour.