Vorus – Chamber of Laments (Review)

VorusVorus is a solo death metal band from Romania, and this is his debut demo.

This is blackened old-school death metal; ugly, stinking, filthy, and brutal. Continue reading

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Dawn of Disease – Ascension Gate (Review)

Dawn of DiseaseDawn of Disease are a death metal band and this is their fourth album.

I wasn’t expecting a new Dawn of Disease album so soon after last year’s enjoyable Worship the Grave, but I’m certainly not complaining about it. Continue reading

Satanic – Architecture of Chaos (Review)

SatanicSatanic are a Canadian death/thrash metal band and this is their debut album.

Satanic play death metal mixed with thrash. The death metal side of the band’s style takes care of the aggression, while the thrash metal side concerns itself with spiky riffs and lightning guitar solos.

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Beneath – Ephemeris (Review)

BeneathBeneath are an Icelandic death metal band and this is their third album.

2014’s The Barren Throne was an album that stuck out with its brutal and precise delivery, yet also demonstrated the band’s use of subtle melody and nuanced riffing on occasion. Continue reading

The Lurking Fear – Out of the Voiceless Grave (Review)

The Lurking FearThe Lurking Fear are a death metal band from Sweden and this is their debut album.

Featuring members of God Macabre, Skitsystem, Disfear, and At the Gates, here’s a band comprised of people that know a thing or two about extreme music. Continue reading