This is sharp, energetic, melodic music that takes influences from a number of death metal avenues, and then sprinkles engaging melodies over everything quite liberally. Continue reading
If you haven’t encountered Vulvodynia before, they play brutal slamming death metal, and do it extremely well. Along with a handful of others they’re pretty much at the top of the pile when it comes to this sort of thing. Continue reading
Tonight’s sold out show offers up a double hit of extremity, with the sheer brutality of Ingested and the hooked melodic aggression of The Black Dahlia Murder. Continue reading
Here we have 43 minutes of tasty and aggressive melodic blackened death metal. That may be a bit of a mouthful to say, but the music of Solium Fatalis rolls freely from the speakers and is quite easy to enjoy. Continue reading
Here we have 22 minutes of Depths of Hatred’s brand of punishing intensity. Mixing together multiple strains of death metal with some decent character and a professional recording, the band’s modern attack is easy to recommend. Continue reading
Tormentor is the first release from The Agony Scene since 2007’s Get Damned. I always liked this band’s razor-sharp take on modern metal, so it’s great to hear them make a return. Continue reading
On the long side for an EP, this is almost 28 minutes of ferocious, modern death metal.
After the usual rather pointless intro, we’re straight into the action, with the band revealing themselves to be a modern blending of brutal and melodic death metal. Continue reading