Category: Review

Review: “My Own Devil” by Deadweather

Whether or not Orlando Florida quartet Jesse Hash (vocals), Blake Miller (guitars), Paul Poole (bass) and Devin Russ (drums) named their band after the Varials track on 2015’s “Failure//Control” remains a mystery* but one thing is for certain. Deadweather are their own entity. They cite the likes of The Acacia Strain, Misery Signals and The

Review: “Harvesting Our Decay” by Third Chamber

Produced, Recorded and Mixed by Garrett McElroy at Deadecho Studios and Mastered By Deigo Fernandez at Oracle Studios, Old School Death Metallers Third Chamber have worked tirelessly on their debut EP “Harvesting Our Decay”. Hailing from Alberta Canada, the quintet feature members of After Earth, Culled, False Flag, Lordosis, Meggido and We Found The Body

Review: “The Mirthless Kind” by HIVE

Three years after their self titled debut and a pair of stand alone singles in 2018’s “Pale Black” and “Abdicate”, Chicago Illinois Dark Atmospheric Progressive Metal quintet HIVE are bank. They’ve brought with them a new 6 track offering with Guitarist duo Pierre Worth and Mike Shanahan joined by vocalist Juanye West and a rhythm

Review: “Ruminant” by Lapsarian

Recorded at Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, Virginia with Blaine Misner handling Production, Engineering and Mixing and Patrick Hills handling the Mastered at Earthtone Studios, Washington, D.C. based four piece Lapsarian completed work on their debut EP “Ruminant” before issuing this stark warning; “This is just the beginning: fans of adventurous heaviness should expect

Review: “Valley Of Death” by Lionheart

There was a time when the prospect of no more Lionheart was a very real prospect. They were going to call it quits and they played a final show… But it’s a challenge to give up something you love when it’s in your blood. Returning with “Welcome To The West Coast II” which features a

Review: “Purgatory” by Despised Icon

It’s time for the hype around the sixth studio album from Deathcore pioneers Despised Icon to end and the albums reality to grab you by the throat and drag you kicking and screaming down the street. If you think that the rest of the band are going to allow Alex Erin a clean sung chorus

Review: “Hereafter” EP by Vamachara

Returning to the tried and trusted in Taylor Young of The Pit Recording Studio who handled production, recording and mixing of “Hereafter” was essential for Vamachara. He had previously done the job for 2016’s “MMXVI” which features “Reign Of Hate” that nearing 230k streams on Spotify and 2018’s “Despondent” full length debut to boot. TheĀ Southern

Review: “Prison” EP by Oppressor

It must be with some pride that Sheffield Shredders Malevolence look upon their achievements to date. About to tour Europe with Knocked Loose, a third album on the way and a phenomenal live show reputation, their influence has been felt far and wide. But to see a band from South America representing with a t-shirt

Review: “Black Planet/Take Your Shot, Funboy” by WristMeetRazor!

Recorded by Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording and Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, WristMeetRazor have released a pair of singles especially for Halloween, or Devil’s Night if you prefer. The first new material since the bands major label debut album in January entitled “Misery Never Forgets” via Prosthetic Records, the quartet of guitarist vocalist

Review: “Empty Ends” by AFAR

Founded in the Summer of 2017 around the area of Strasbourg France by members of Djinn, Peace Me Off and PIEDBOUCHE, Melodic Hardcore quintet AFAR released their debut EPĀ ‘No Landmark In The Void’ after a year of finding their sound. After shows all around their native French territory, they got back into the practice room