Gravewards – Ruinous Ensoulment (Review)

GravewardsThis is the debut album from Gravewards, a Greek death metal band.

I have fond recollections of 2017’s Subconscious Lobotomy, so was pleased to see this band’s debut album appear. It’s 43 minutes of old-school death metal that’s influenced by the death metal greats from the 90s, while Continue reading “Gravewards – Ruinous Ensoulment (Review)”

Of Feather and Bone – Bestial Hymns of Perversion (Review)

Of Feather and BoneOf Feather and Bone are a US death metal band and this is their second album.

Now here’s a grim and nasty record to satisfy your underground death metal cravings. Continue reading “Of Feather and Bone – Bestial Hymns of Perversion (Review)”

Autopsy – Puncturing the Grotesque (Review)

AutopsyAutopsy are a veteran US death metal band and this is their latest EP.

Very few come close to the gloriously filthy death metal of Autopsy. Marking a meaty 30 years of the band’s existence, this seven track EP is 24 minutes of gruesome fun and infectious sickness. Continue reading “Autopsy – Puncturing the Grotesque (Review)”

Hooded Menace – Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed (Review)

Hooded MenaceThis is the fifth album from Finnish death/doom band Hooded Menace.

Whenever I have a craving for death/doom, Hooded Menace can always be relied upon to satisfy it. 2015’s Darkness Drips Forth was a very enjoyable trip into Hooded Menace’s dark world, and now it’s time to revisit it as they unleash 42 minutes of new material. Continue reading “Hooded Menace – Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed (Review)”

Stygian Obsession – Form Is Void (Review)

Stygian ObsessionStygian Obsession are an atmospheric death metal band from the US and this is their latest EP.

Stygian Obsession play old-school death metal that’s bolstered by blackened atmospherics. Ugly, otherworldly nightmares are made manifest through the band’s music; Form Is Void is murky and atmospheric, full of harrowing sounds and dark moods. Continue reading “Stygian Obsession – Form Is Void (Review)”

Wardomized – Forced to Eat from the Apple Tree (Review)

WardomizedWardomized are a death/thrash metal band from the UK and this is their latest EP.

It seems like only yesterday that we were introduced to Wardomized’s take on old-school death/thrash metal via Red Death (Flows Through My Veins), but already they’re back once more with a new four track EP. Continue reading “Wardomized – Forced to Eat from the Apple Tree (Review)”

Wardomized – Red Death (Flows Through My Veins) (Review)

WardomizedWardomized are a UK death/thrash metal band and this is their second EP.

From the moment the EP starts you’re left with no doubt about the old-school pedigree of Wardomized. They seem to have instantly managed to nail down a sound that’s been torn from the 80s, both from a recording point of view and also a stylistic one. Continue reading “Wardomized – Red Death (Flows Through My Veins) (Review)”

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)”

Witch Vomit – Poisoned Blood (Review)

Witch VomitWitch Vomit are a US death metal band and this is their latest EP.

After the underground gem that was 2016’s A Scream from the Tomb Below, the fantastically named Witch Vomit are back with a new 19 minute EP of foul, ugly death metal. Continue reading “Witch Vomit – Poisoned Blood (Review)”

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 “Vallenfyre – Fear Those Who Fear Him (Review)”