Pestilent Reign – Pyres (Review)

Pestilent ReignThis is the debut album from German death metallers Pestilent Reign.

I found myself drawn to this album quite naturally. The band name, their logo, the album cover, it all said to me quite clearly “Listen to me, you will like me…”. Seeing that the band were on Rising Nemesis Records sealed the deal, so I pressed play and prepared myself for… Continue reading “Pestilent Reign – Pyres (Review)”

Damnation Festival – Leeds University, 04/11/17 (Live Review)

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It’s once more time to gather in Leeds for this year’s Damnation Festival. With another amazing lineup, this is a festival that’s a definite milestone in the yearly metal calendar.

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Dante’s Theory – Amut (Review)

Dante's TheoryDante’s Theory are a death metal band from Singapore. This is their latest EP.

On this brief EP, (13 minutes in length), we meet Dante’s Theory and their death metal/deathcore hybrid style. Continue reading “Dante’s Theory – Amut (Review)”

Funeral for the Masses – Pitch Black (Review)

Funeral for the MassesFuneral for the Masses are a Finnish deathcore band and this is their debut EP.

Full of heavy riffs and sick breakdowns, the music is actually relatively old-school as far as deathcore goes, although they still have a modern delivery mixed in. Continue reading “Funeral for the Masses – Pitch Black (Review)”

Replacire – Do Not Deviate (Review)

ReplacireThis is the second album by US technical death metallers Replacire.

I always enjoy a new techdeath release, especially when you never really know what you’re going to get when you press play.

In its dark heart this is a highly aggressive and Continue reading “Replacire – Do Not Deviate (Review)”

Creeping Fear – Onward to Apocalypse (Review)

Creeping FearThis is the debut album of French death metal band Creeping Fear.

Approaching a band with a name like Creeping Fear you might expect some kind of music that’s full of slow-building malevolence and sinister atmosphere…Well, you might, if you didn’t already know that Onward to Apocalypse is packed with Continue reading “Creeping Fear – Onward to Apocalypse (Review)”