September was a particularly difficult month to have to limit my choice of key metal albums to just five. As such, I’m going to skip over both An Abstract Illusion’s Woe and Gaerea’s Mirage; both are great records and are getting abundant, richly-deserved praise elsewhere, allowing me to focus on lesser-known releases. Even with this though, I still struggled with having to omit so many other worthy albums… Continue reading “Monthly Overview – the Best of September 2022”
Tag: Strangle Wire
Strangle Wire – Shaped by Human Frailty (Review)
Strangle Wire are a death metal band from Northern Ireland and this is their debut album.
It seems like a very long time since Strangle Wire treated us to their enjoyable debut EP The Dark Triad. Has this early promise been realised on Shaped by Human Frailty‘s 34 minutes? Continue reading “Strangle Wire – Shaped by Human Frailty (Review)”
Interview with Strangle Wire
Strangle Wire’s debut EP The Dark Triad is a raging slab of brutality and serial killer intensity. It’s packaged and delivered in a surprisingly catchy and memorable way for something as uncompromisingly dark and aggressive as this, which makes for a very satisfying listen.
Pete Clarke provides the gruesome deathgrunts for the band, and has given us some further insight into the minds of Strangle Wire… Continue reading “Interview with Strangle Wire”
Strangle Wire – The Dark Triad (Review)
Strangle Wire are an Irish death metal band and this is their latest EP.
This is the follow up to the band’s debut release Narcissism, which was an enjoyable brief introduction to Strangle Wire’s brand of nastiness. They are now back, and I’ve pleased to say they have built on their initial promise. Both of the songs on the band’s first release have resurfaced on The Dark Triad, but now they’ve brought friends to the party too. Continue reading “Strangle Wire – The Dark Triad (Review)”
Strangle Wire – Narcissism (Review)
This is the debut release from Strangle Wire, an Irish death metal band.
The songs have a thick, heavy sound that reeks of darkness and death. And don’t get me started on Continue reading “Strangle Wire – Narcissism (Review)”