What’s in a genre tag, eh? Grindcore this may be, but that appellation doesn’t tell the whole story, for that we have to expand the genre label a tad. Quite a bit actually; blackened crust deathgrind. How about that? Closer to the truth, but definitely an unwieldy mouthful. Continue reading “Implore – Subjugate (Review)”
This is like an aggressive modern-day updated version of some of the stuff that was being played by some of the bands that sat on the heavier end of the nu-metal spectrum in the late 90s/early 00s. It reminds me Continue reading “Lab A – Washed Away (Review)”
After a decade of nothing, we now witness the rebirth of Arkhon Infaustus. The creature that has come crawling back out of the underworld is a fresh, reinvented version of the older one that so many people held highly, however. Continue reading “Arkhon Infaustus – Passing the Nekromanteion (Review)”
Dead End Scene play modern metal. Now, before you start rolling your eyes in boredom, I’d recommend giving Dead End Scene a chance, as they’re more individual and agreeable than you might expect given the genre tag. Continue reading “Dead End Scene – Dead End Scene (Review)”
Ahh, The Black Dahlia Murder, probably one of the finest melodic death metal bands in the world.
Since 2003’s Unhallowed the band have Continue reading “The Black Dahlia Murder – Nightbringers”
Ever since catching them live supporting Katatonia earlier this year, I’ve been a huge fan of The Great Discord and their impressive and enjoyable debut album Duende. Continue reading “The Great Discord – The Rabbit Hole (Review)”
If insane technicality is your thing, but you also want your songs to be recognisable as such, then you should definitely check out the latest scorcher from Archspire. Continue reading “Archspire – Relentless Mutation”
Khragkh offer us 34 minutes of underground black metal on their latest release. Stylistically this sits somewhere between old-school and new, with enough elements from both to appeal to almost any fan of dark, cold black metal. Continue reading “Khragkh – Ersatz (Review)”
Just take a look at that album cover. I mean, how could you not be intrigued by that?
When you delve in, you’ll find that Diablo Blvd play a mix of classic and Continue reading “Diablo Blvd – Zero Hour (Review)”
From the prolific mind behind Barrabus, Medulla Nocte, Lazarus Blackstar, The Sontaran Experiment, and more, this is crazy stuff. A sort of chaotic, avant-garde grind/hardcore blend of violence and insanity, Bedwetter have unleashed seven minutes of frenzied absurdity on the world. Continue reading “Bedwetter – Bedwetter (Review)”