Carnal Decay – You Owe You Pay (Review)

Carnal DecayCarnal Decay are a brutal death metal band from Switzerland and this is their fourth album.

Carnal Decay play brutal death metal that wastes no time establishing barbaric dominance. The music is ugly, heavy and nicely savage. Continue reading

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So This Is Suffering – Palace of the Pessimist (Review)

So This Is SufferingSo This Is Suffering are a technical death metal/deathcore band from the US. This is their fourth album.

Palace of the Pessimist has a nicely heavy sound. So much so that you might be concerned about coming away from the album a lot flatter, a lot more squashed than you once were, so weighty is the band’s serrated assault. Oh, and you’ll be bleeding too. Continue reading

Pighead – Until All Flesh Decays (Review)

PigheadThis is the third album from Pighead, a death metal band from Germany.

Featuring members of Intravenous Contamination, this is brutal death metal that somewhat combines the USDM style, (Suffocation, Deeds of Flesh, Dying Fetus), with a touch of an Aborted flavour in places. It’s brutal, it slams, and it’s a jolly good listen. Continue reading

Grausig – Di Belakang Garis Musuh (Review)

GrausigThis is the third album from this Indonesian death metal band.

Here we have a 30 minute feast of underground, ugly brutality inspired by the classic USDM sound. This is for fans of Suffocation, Deeds of Flesh, Dying Fetus, Origin and the like. Grausig pay homage to their heroes across this relatively short album by playing their death metal as brutally as they can. Continue reading

Throne of Botis – Hymns of Homicide (Review)

Throne of BotisThrone of Botis are a death metal band from the US and this is their debut EP.

This is brutal death metal in the American style, with plenty of weight and muscularity in their sound. For fans of Defeated Sanity, Suffocation, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse, Deeds of Flesh, Pyrexia, Internal Bleeding, etc.

The band offer up 17 minutes of Continue reading

Krylithsic – Beast of the Northern Hemisphere (Review)

KrylithsicThis is the latest EP from Krylithsic, a death metal band from Germany.

Krylithsic play fast and brutal death metal that unrelentingly pounds at your skin, looking to draw blood. The band also know their way around their instruments though, injecting technical aspects into the songs too. Continue reading

Atomgott – Apatheia (Review)

AtomgottThis is the debut album from Atomgott, a German death metal band.

Atomgott mix together brutal/slamming death metal and deathcore to give us 29 minutes of huge riffs and heavy aggression.

The band are focused on providing the listener with a combination of speed and groove, both of which they do very effectively. Although there’s elements of the more modern deathcore/slam styles, there’s a good chunk of USDM in here too, recalling Continue reading

Katalepsy – Gravenous Hour (Review)

KatalepsyThis is the second album from this Russian death metal band.

Katalepsy have a dynamic and vibrant sound for a band that are, essentially, brutal death metal. They seem to be able to pick energetic riffs with ease and form their compositions around interesting structures and ideas.

This album’s a monster, and crushes like one, too. A clear, crisp Continue reading