Review: “Begging For Chicxulub” by Wound Collector

The brainchild of Belgian saxophonist and composer Peter Verdonck, whose heart truly beats for Progressive Death Metal, Wound Collector has been on going concern since 2015. Issuing a pair of full length albums in 2018’s “Eternal Bloodcult” and 2020’s “Depravity“, a revolving door of musicians hasn’t prevented perpetual forward motion and now a quintet, the

Playthrough: “Grave” from Wolfheart!

Being endorsed by Yamaha, Sabian, Pro-Mark and Evans means that Wolfheart drummer Joonas Kauppinen can give us a playthrough video for “Grave“, the first single from the Finnish Melodic Death Metal maestros upcoming new album “Draconian Darkness“. A  6th September via Reigning Phoenix Music release it was recorded at Deep Noise Studios and produced, mixed

Review: “Viaticum“ by Darkend

It may have seemed that the time would never come but the five year wait for a follow up to 2019’s very well received “Spiritual Resonance” from Italian Symphonic Black Metal act Darkend is finally over. A fifth studio album in “Viaticum” described as “enlightening an immersive and cathartic pathway towards the deepest hidden fields

NEWS: Noxis prepare for violence!

Leaving a trail of destruction in their wake Cleveland Death Metal four piece Noxis have revealed “Horns Echo over Chorazim” as the third new track sliced from the forthcoming debut album “Violence Inherent In The System“. The new full-length is slated for release on 28th June via Rotted Life in the US and Dawnbreed Records

NEWS: Liminal Shroud love to spin the chamber…

The nightmarish visions continue for Canadian Black Metal band Liminal Shroud with a second single “Malaspina” taken from their next burnt offering “Visions Of Collapse“ rearing its ugly head. Penciled in for a 5th July via Willowtip Records grand unveiling, it was once again recorded and mixed by Matt Roach (Synapse, Victory Denied) at Rain

Playthrough: “Jailbreak” from Nervosa!

Ahead of their highly anticipated appearance at Bloodstock Open Air Festival later this summer, Brazilians Nervosa have shared a drum playthrough video for the title track of their current album “Jailbreak” to demonstrate the prowess of the latest person to grace the stool Gabriela Abud. Swapping ballet for drum lessons aged 7 having witnessed a

NEWS: Resolve return to the United Kingdom in December!

They may have already swept through our green and pleasant land like a Sharknado, French Melodic Metalcore purveyors Resolve have announced they will be opening for While She Sleeps in December. Joining them will be Thrown and Currents which means that while fans in Mainland Europe will get to see Malevolence on the bill, that

NEWS: Ordalie stare into the abyss…

Celebrating the release of new album “Indifferent Universe“, French purveyors of Cosmic Black Metal Ordalie have offered up a music video for the cut with the longest title “Where Time And Space Part Ways“. A journey into the themes of human insignificance within an indifferent universe and the eternal darkness of space. Through haunting soundscapes,

NEWS: Dominion Of Ashes no longer feel wretched?

Forged from Sheffield Steel, Death Metal act Dominion Of Ashes have shared a new cut recorded live in their rehearsal space at Make Noise Studios. Titled “No One Will Know I Am Gone” it comes two years after their debut EP “Wretched” as they decimate the weak in Metal 2 The Masses with the hope

NEWS: Allt search the wreckage…

Having announced they will be trekking across Europe in October with Aviana to support Imminence on a run dubbed “The Black Tour” it makes sense that some new material should appear from Swedish Progressive Metalcore outfit Allt. The band have chosen “Remnant” for the purpose but curiously don’t include any mention of when their first