Analepsy – Atrocities from Beyond (Review)

AnalepsyAnalepsy are a brutal death metal band from Portugal and this is their debut album.

Holy shiiiit, have I been waiting for this one! I have played the band’s debut EP Dehumanization by Supremacy to absolute death, and now I’m soooo hungry for more. Continue reading

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Benighted – Necrobreed (Review)

BenightedBenighted are a French death metal band and this is their eighth album.

Benighted impressed the Hell out of me when I managed to catch them live supporting The Black Dahlia Murder, (whose singer guests on this album), so it’s with a palpable sense of excitement that I press play on Necrobreed. After a typically throwaway intro, the Continue reading

Acranius – Reign of Terror (Review)

AcraniusThis is the third album from German brutal death metallers Acranius.

Slam! Bash! Death! Crunch! Destroy! Chug! Squeal! Blammo!

Here’s a band that loves to chug. Heavy chugs and vicious slamming beatdowns mean only one thing; it’s time to break out your best dance moves and head on into the mosh pit. Continue reading

Desecrate the Faith – Unholy Infestation (Review)

Desecrate the FaithThis is the second album from US death metallers Desecrate the Faith.

Desecrate the Faith play brutal death metal in the barbarous US style.

This is an unforgiving album that takes no prisoners and grants no mercies. If you’re into Suffocation, Defeated Sanity, Cannibal Corpse, Severe Torture, etc. then Desecrate the Faith should be right up your blood-soaked street. Continue reading

Hour of Penance – Cast the First Stone (Review)

Hour of PEnanceThis is the seventh album from Hour of Penance, an Italian death metal band.

Hour of Penance walk the line between technical and brutal death metal; the songs are both sharply played and bluntly brutal. Incorporating the best of both styles into their violent, energetic mix, Cast the First Stone is a focused, directed assault throughout its 35 minute duration. Continue reading

Wormhole – Genesis (Review)

WormholeWormhole are a US/international death metal band and this is their debut album.

Featuring two singers, (from Vulvodynia and Engorging the Autopsy), and containing 27 minutes of cutting edge extremity, this is sure to be a hit with any fan of brutal, slamming death metal, especially if you’re looking for more depth than you usually find on such releases. Continue reading

Ulcer Uterus – Cursed Saints (Review)

Ulcer UterusThis is the second album from Ulcer Uterus, a death metal band from Poland.

This is brutal death metal that rages and tears out of the speakers like savagery incarnate. Yes, yes, hyperbole perhaps, but the album definitely starts with a bang and gets the adrenaline going for sure.

The singer has a deep growl that has a kind of rough, Continue reading