Descent – Order of Chaos (Review)

Descent - Order of ChaosDescent are an Australian death metal act and this is their second album.

Order of Chaos offers a tight 30 minutes of punishing death metal. Smashing together HM-2-influenced death metal with ferocious grindcore and caustic punk, Descent’s second album is a vicious beast. Continue reading “Descent – Order of Chaos (Review)”

Sensory Amusia – Bereavement (Review)

Sensory Amusia - BereavementSensory Amusia are an Australian death metal band and this is their latest EP.

Prepare for 17 minutes of mayhem and carnage! Sensory Amusia play modern death metal smashed together with crushing deathcore and savage grind. The end result is a very engaging slice of ferocity, and is a tasty treat of technical deathgrind bliss. Continue reading “Sensory Amusia – Bereavement (Review)”

Monthly Overview – the Best of March 2020

Lots to choose from this month, so narrowing it down to just a handful of releases was not easy… Continue reading “Monthly Overview – the Best of March 2020”

Earth Rot – Black Tides of Obscurity (Review)

Earth Rot - Black Tides of ObscurityEarth Rot are an Australian blackened death metal band and this is their third album.

Both 2016’s Chthonian Virtues and 2017’s Renascentia were hugely enjoyable, and worthy of a place in any extreme metal fan’s collection. Continue reading “Earth Rot – Black Tides of Obscurity (Review)”

Xenobiotic – Prometheus (Review)

Xenobiotic - PrometheusXenobiotic are a deathcore band from Australia and this is their debut album.

Australians seem to know how to tear out some decent extreme metal, and Prometheus is a very enjoyable listen if you’re partial to modern heavy music. Yep, fans of Aversions Crown, Thy Art Is Murder, Fit for an Autopsy, and the like are advised to check this out.

This slab of gnarliness also features the guitarist of Earth Rot, which is another selling point. Continue reading “Xenobiotic – Prometheus (Review)”

Earth Rot – Renascentia (Review)

Earth RotEarth Rot are an Australian blackened death metal band and this is their second album.

As Earth Rot’s last EP Chthonian Virtues was one of my favourite releases from 2016, I was very excited to hear Renascentia.

If you haven’t encountered Earth Rot Continue reading “Earth Rot – Renascentia (Review)”

Interview with Earth Rot

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Australian death metal band Earth Rot have produced one of the most exciting and jaw-droppingly impressive EPs in recent memory. Chthonian Virtues is its name, and merry destruction is its game. Jared Bridgeman, he of the inhuman lungs, told me a bit more about this energetic band…

Introduce us to Earth Rot!

We’re a 4 piece black/death band from Perth, Australia. We have 3 releases to date: Chthonian Virtues, Follow The Black Smoke and Dirt. Listen here and figure out for yourself what we’re about: Continue reading “Interview with Earth Rot”

Earth Rot – Chthonian Virtues (Review)

Earth RotEarth Rot are a Death Metal band from Australia, this is their latest EP.

This short release is a blast of stinking, fuzzed-up Death Metal. It hits like a truck and then reverses over you again and again and again.

With a gloriously filthy sound and a singer that Continue reading “Earth Rot – Chthonian Virtues (Review)”