Ligæder – Fordøjet Levende (Review)

LigæderLigæder are a Danish death metal band and this is their debut EP.

This is ugly, rotting, primitive music that has a blackened crusty aspect to it alongside the crushing death metal onslaught that is the band’s main mode of delivery. Continue reading “Ligæder – Fordøjet Levende (Review)”

Falaise – My Endless Immensity (Review)

FalaiseThis is the second album from Falaise, a black metal band from Italy.

A very much enjoyed the band’s debut album As Time Goes By, which was an hour of enjoyable blackgaze melancholy, with dark atmosphere and depressive moods. Continue reading “Falaise – My Endless Immensity (Review)”

Samot – Across the Abyss (Review)

SamotSamot are a blackened death metal band from Chile and this is their debut EP.

With a rumbling, old-school sound, this is a cobweb-strewn blend of old-school death metal and equally old-school black metal. The music combines both of these effectively and naturally, making for an enjoyable release of atavistic darkness. Continue reading “Samot – Across the Abyss (Review)”

Counterfeit Culture – Deathwish (Review)

Counterfeit CultureCounterfeit Culture are a US metalcore band and this is their latest EP.

Counterfeit Culture mix melodic hardcore with heavier metalcore, and have produced an EP that may be short, but is not without impact. Continue reading “Counterfeit Culture – Deathwish (Review)”

Rope and Knife/Metal Eater – Split (Review)

Rope and Knife Metal EaterThis is a split between two US bands – Rope and Knife play black metal and Metal Eater play grindcore.

Rope and Knife are up first, and offer us two tracks with a total playing time of just under eight minutes. Continue reading “Rope and Knife/Metal Eater – Split (Review)”

Spheredemonis – The Revelation of the Pyramids (Review)

SpheredemonisSphere are a death metal band from Russia and this is their debut album.

Here we have a band that are not afraid to throw a few different influences into the pot, resulting in an album that covers many bases in its relatively short playing time. Continue reading “Spheredemonis – The Revelation of the Pyramids (Review)”