The Sixth Extinction features 33 minutes of sludgy death metal. Think of a cross between Crowbar and Bolt Thrower and you’ll not be too far off from where Nadir operate. There’s also a touch of Obituary, Coffins, Incantation, and High on Fire here and there. Continue reading “Nadir – The Sixth Extinction (Review)”
Now here’s a grim and nasty record to satisfy your underground death metal cravings. Continue reading “Of Feather and Bone – Bestial Hymns of Perversion (Review)”
This is heavy, crushing death metal, played in the old-school style with nods towards bands like Bolt Thrower, Incantation, and Dismember. Continue reading “Genocide Pact – Order of Torment (Review)”
Whenever I have a craving for death/doom, Hooded Menace can always be relied upon to satisfy it. 2015’s Darkness Drips Forth was a very enjoyable trip into Hooded Menace’s dark world, and now it’s time to revisit it as they unleash 42 minutes of new material. Continue reading “Hooded Menace – Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed (Review)”
Stygian Obsession play old-school death metal that’s bolstered by blackened atmospherics. Ugly, otherworldly nightmares are made manifest through the band’s music; Form Is Void is murky and atmospheric, full of harrowing sounds and dark moods. Continue reading “Stygian Obsession – Form Is Void (Review)”
From the moment the EP starts you’re left with no doubt about the old-school pedigree of Wardomized. They seem to have instantly managed to nail down a sound that’s been torn from the 80s, both from a recording point of view and also a stylistic one. Continue reading “Wardomized – Red Death (Flows Through My Veins) (Review)”
Pioneers of combining death metal’s fiery intensity with monolithic doom influences, Profane Nexus is the sound of a band that know exactly what they need to do to put out a great death metal record, and then just get down to the business of doing it. Continue reading “Incantation – Profane Nexus (Review)”
This is a band that takes the classic sounds of Incantation and Morbid Angel and warps, twists, and bends them to their own indomitable will. Continue reading “Father Befouled – Desolate Gods (Review)”
This is dark, Lovecraft-inspired death metal from a band we’ve met before with 2014’s wickedly enjoyable Baphomet Pan Shub-Niggurath.
I was wondering how they could top such a monstrosity of an album, but it seems that they have managed to do this with ease. Continue reading “Unaussprechlichen Kulten – Keziah Lilith Medea (Chapter X) (Review)”
Having enjoyed their short-yet-brutal 2014 EP When Death Becomes an Art, it’s good to hear some new material from these veterans.
This EP is 15 minutes of classic, 90s-styled Continue reading “Killing Addiction – Shores of Oblivion (Review)”