Ominous Scriptures – Rituals of Mass Self-Ignition (Review)

Ominous Scriptures - Rituals of Mass Self-IgnitionOminous Scriptures are a death metal band from Belarus and this is their third album.

Featuring current and ex-members of Relics of Humanity, Rituals of Mass Self-Ignition is a 30-minute brutal death metal album that’s unforgiving and merciless. Continue reading “Ominous Scriptures – Rituals of Mass Self-Ignition (Review)”

Anachronism – Meanders (Review)

Anachronism - MeandersAnachronism are a death metal band from Switzerland and this is their third album.

Meanders combines elements of the dissonant, progressive, and technical styles into a 33-minute behemoth of brutal exploratory soundscapes. If you’re a fan of bands such as Gorguts, Ulcerate, Artificial Brain, and Ad Nauseam, then this is for you. Continue reading “Anachronism – Meanders (Review)”

Hormagaunt – In the Flesh (Review)

Hormagaunt - In the FleshThis is the debut album from Australian death metallers Hormagaunt.

Although In the Flesh quietly oozed into life at the end of 2022 I couldn’t resist its mouldy charms, so here we are. Get ready for a 31-minute trip into the foulest and nastiest death metal swamps. Continue reading “Hormagaunt – In the Flesh (Review)”

Conjureth – The Parasitic Chambers (Review)

Conjureth - The Parasitic ChambersConjureth are a death metal band from the US and this is their second album.

Following on from 2021’s Majestic DissolveThe Parasitic Chambers is a 38-minute hymn to old-school death metal. Continue reading “Conjureth – The Parasitic Chambers (Review)”

Re-Buried – Repulsive Nature (Review)

Re-Buried - Repulsive NatureThis is the debut album from US death metal band Re-Buried.

I very much enjoyed Re-Buried’s 2021 split with Deconsecration, so have been looking forward to Repulsive Nature. This anticipation only increased when I saw the striking album art, and also when I realised that there are two members of the amazing Un in this band. Continue reading “Re-Buried – Repulsive Nature (Review)”

Faithxtractor – Contempt for a Failed Dimension (Review)

Faithxtractor - Contempt for a Failed DimensionFaithxtractor are a death metal band from the US and this is their fourth album.

With a duration of just 25 minutes, (29 including the Sepultura cover), Contempt for a Failed Dimension is a lean, mean slab of quality death metal. Continue reading “Faithxtractor – Contempt for a Failed Dimension (Review)”

Ashen – Ritual of Ash (Review)

Ashen - Ritual of AshThis is the debut album from Australian death metal band Ashen.

Ritual of Ash is a 38-minute monster of a death metal album. Ashen spend their time on this record carving their way through the killing arenas of the style to appear triumphant and covered in blood by the end of it. The album snarls with Swedish death metal groove and roars with USDM intensity. A few other death metal styles can be heard here and there too, making for a collection of tracks that are easy to replay and enjoy. Continue reading “Ashen – Ritual of Ash (Review)”

Obituary – Dying of Everything (Review)

Obituary - Dying of EverythingObituary are a legendary death metal band from the US. This is their eleventh album.

Obituary are such a goooooooood band. Every album is just a really fun listen. I thoroughly enjoyed all of their recent releases, (Inked in BloodTen Thousand Ways to Die, Obituary), and new album Dying of Everything is no Continue reading “Obituary – Dying of Everything (Review)”

Kohnerah – Ominous Ubiquitous (Review)

Kohnerah - Ominous UbiquitousKohnerah are a death metal band from the US and this is their debut album.

Here we have a 33-minute death metal album that doesn’t mess around. Packed with spiked riffs and slaughterous growls, Kohnerah have birthed a monster. Continue reading “Kohnerah – Ominous Ubiquitous (Review)”

Slog – Divination (Review)

Slog - DivinationSlog are a death/doom metal band from the US and this is their second album.

Divination contains 46 minutes of the foulest death/doom. Minor elements of funeral doom and black metal can be heard within the band’s eerie onslaught, all delivered within a doom-drenched death metal framework that drips with uneasy atmosphere. Continue reading “Slog – Divination (Review)”