Hath – All That Was Promised (Review)

Hath - All That Was PromisedHath are a progressive blackened death metal band from the US, and this is their second album.

This is the follow up to 2019’s very well-received Of Rot and Ruin.  On All That Was Promised Hath, (who feature current and ex-members of Cognitive and Dystrophy), return with 52 minutes of new material. Continue reading “Hath – All That Was Promised (Review)”

Burial in the Sky – The Consumed Self (Review)

Burial in the Sky - The Consumed SelfThis is the third album from Burial in the Sky, a death metal band from the US.

The Consumed Self contains 58 minutes of modern technical/progressive death metal. The promo blurb says that it’s recommended for fans of Rivers of Nihil, Fallujah, Black Crown Initiate, Virvum, and Alustrium, which should let you know the sort of waters that Burial in the Sky wade in. Continue reading “Burial in the Sky – The Consumed Self (Review)”

Cognitive – Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction (Review)

Cognitive - Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened ExtinctionThis is the fourth album from US death metallers Cognitive.

I’ve enjoyed following Cognitive’s career, from 2016’s Deformity, through 2018’s Matricide, to their newest album Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction, which brings 41 minutes of roaring modern technical death metal to our weary ears. Does it wake us from our lethargy and fire us up with the spirit of death metal’s aggressive energy? Continue reading “Cognitive – Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction (Review)”

Cognitive – Deformity (Review)

CognitiveCognitive are from the US and play technical death metal. This is their second album.

30 minutes, no messing around; Cognitive play their death metal with brutal efficiency and technical charm.

Sitting on the modern end of the scale, here we have Continue reading “Cognitive – Deformity (Review)”