Tombstoner – Victims of Vile Torture (Review)

Tombstoner - Victims of Vile TortureTombstoner are a death metal band from the US and this is their debut album.

Now here’s one I’ve really been looking forward to. 2020’s Descent to Madness was seriously good, and I’ve only grown to love it even more over time. On Victims of Vile Torture, we once again get a feast of old-school death metal, played with a modern edge that incorporates elements of grind, hardcore, groove, and thrash metal. The music combines all of the above elements into a roaringly good collection of tracks. Continue reading “Tombstoner – Victims of Vile Torture (Review)”

Cannibal Corpse – Violence Unimagined (Review)

Cannibal Corpse - Violence UnimaginedThis is the fifteenth album from legendary death metallers Cannibal Corpse.

Following on from 2017’s Red Before Black, the masters of gore have returned with another crushing 43 minutes of new material. Continue reading “Cannibal Corpse – Violence Unimagined (Review)”

Bleedskin – Blood Reign (Review)

Bleedskin - Blood ReignBleedskin are a Belgian death metal band and this is their debut album.

Bleedskin say they’re inspired by bands such as Cannibal Corpse, Abnormality, BehemothDying Fetus, Benighted, and the like, and I’d certainly recommend Blood Reign for fans of these acts. Bleedskin’s songs are well-written, well-produced, and professionally delivered. Continue reading “Bleedskin – Blood Reign (Review)”

Unmerciful – Wrath Encompassed (Review)

Unmerciful - Wrath EncompassedUnmerciful are a US death metal band and this is their third album.

After 2016’s Ravenous Impulse, the band are now back with a new vocalist and drummer, with 38 minutes of brutal death metal for us to get beaten around by. Continue reading “Unmerciful – Wrath Encompassed (Review)”

Abhorrent Deformity – Slaughter Monolith (Review)

Abhorrent DeformityAbhorrent Deformity are a death metal band from the US and this is their second album.

Abhorrent Deformity deal in brutal death metal. The follow up to 2015’s Entity of Malevolence, Slaughter Monolith continues its bloody, violent rampage through the death metal suburbs, taking no prisoners and sparing no civilians. Continue reading “Abhorrent Deformity – Slaughter Monolith (Review)”

Strangle Wire – The Dark Triad (Review)

Strangle WireStrangle Wire are an Irish death metal band and this is their latest EP.

This is the follow up to the band’s debut release Narcissism, which was an enjoyable brief introduction to Strangle Wire’s brand of nastiness. They are now back, and I’ve pleased to say they have built on their initial promise. Both of the songs on the band’s first release have resurfaced on The Dark Triad, but now they’ve brought friends to the party too. Continue reading “Strangle Wire – The Dark Triad (Review)”

Infiltration – Nuclear Strike Warning (Review)

InfiltrationInfiltration are a Russian death metal band and this is their debut EP.

Infiltration play 90s-influenced death metal, with a focus on songs and destructive presence. Continue reading “Infiltration – Nuclear Strike Warning (Review)”

Faustian Dripfeed – Faustian Escapades (Review)

Faustian DripfeedThis is the latest EP from Faustian Dripfeed, a Norwegian melodic death metal band.

Having enjoyed the band’s debut EP Between This and Death, it’s great to catch up with Faustian Dripfeed once more for this new EP. Continue reading “Faustian Dripfeed – Faustian Escapades (Review)”

Cannibal Corpse – Red Before Black (Review)

Cannibal CorpseCannibal Corpse are a legendary death metal band, and I’m pretty sure you don’t need any introduction to them.

The kings of death metal return with their 14th album. This is the follow up to 2014’s A Skeletal Domain, and features twelve brand new slabs of unstoppable brutality. Continue reading “Cannibal Corpse – Red Before Black (Review)”