Lantern positively reek of old-school death metal’s foul, atavistic stench, albeit one that’s been dipped in the grim waters of black metal’s malevolence. Death metal is the overriding style here, but there’s enough of a blackened influence to allow for it in the genre tag. Continue reading
Mordant play a hybrid black/death style that takes influence from the Swedish melodic scene. Continue reading
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
After the promise shown on 2014’s Free from the Clutches of Gods, Hybrid Sheep have now returned with another instalment of their modern death metal, and have showed some nice progress since their first opening release. Continue reading
Muscular, taut, and full of the kind of death metal that can knock you out from a distance, Carnal Decay’s fourth album You Owe You Pay is brutality incarnate.
This is an album that’s relentlessly hostile and spends its entire length bludgeoning you with torn off body parts and bloody stumps. Carnal Decay buzz with energetic violence, and You Owe You Pay is this energy captured and distilled into musical form.
Enter guitarist Isabelle Iten to spill her guts about the carnage within… Continue reading
I enjoyed Crypt of the Devil, and Torment is the band’s latest forray into the killing pits. Having specialised in their own brand of death metal grooves for decades now, I always like to catch up with what Six Feet Under are doing. Continue reading
First impression – the album art is amazing.
Endogenic play groove/thrash metal with a sprinkling of death metal added in here and there for good measure. Following on from the likes of Pantera, Lamb of God, etc., Hunter is 41 minutes of hard-rocking riffs, tasty grooves and loud beats. Continue reading