Category: Review

Review: “Ritual” by Murderhorde

“Witness the aftermath of a dark ritual performed by an ancient people, the consequences of which shapes the status quo for millennia to come” ~ Murderhorde Originally starting out as a full band before being boiled down to the bare essentials, Newport News, Virginia’s Murderhorde is currently a duo comprising drummer Joey Ambrosia and multi

Review: “Epigone” by Wilderun

How do you follow a critically acclaimed masterpiece? That’s the question that Boston Progressive Metal outfit have to answer with “Epigone“, knowing that it’s predecessor in 2019’s “Veil Of Imagination” is considered to be the kind of grandiose and sophisticated affair that you’d need the Sydney Opera House or Royal Albert Hall to have a

Review: “Beyond Human Concepts” by Nihility

Two years after the release of their debut album “Thus Spoke The Antichrist”, Portuguese Blackened Death Metal quartet Nihility have returned with “Beyond Human Concepts“, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Pedro Mendes at Ultrasound Studios in Braga. While their debut showed great promise with its powerful mixture of brutal Death Metal riffs, complex rhythms and

Review: “Deathbell” by In Gloom

Florida Deathcore merchants In Gloom have been on our horizon since their 2020 self titled record littered with a collection of guest vocalists including Kyle Medina of Bodysnatcher landed on us like a Grand Piano from the 14th floor of a high rise. On paper that made for a really intriguing offering before a note

Review: “The Body” by Earth Groans

At the forefront of a resurgence of early 2000’s Metalcore and continuing the work of bands like Norma Jean and Impending Doom as well as having a prolific output that has seen them drop an EP every year via Solid State Records has taken its toll on Earth Groans with the exit of guitarist Zachariah

Review: “Betrayed” by Dawnbringer

The growth of the Italian Deathcore scene in recent years has been an absolute pleasure to behold over the past few years and rising like a pheonix from the ashes of No Gravity in 2019, Cagliari Italy Beatdown Deathcore outfit Dawnbringer looked to set it alight with their debut EP “Betrayed“. Dropped in February 2021,

Review: “It Taketh” by Tyrannus

Coffee loving anti-fascists Tyrannus are a quintet hailing Scotland who confess to liking nothing more than creating Extreme Metal of the Blackened Death Metal variety with a captivating quality. While they are made up of Callum John Cant, Fraser Gordon, Alistair Harley and Alasdair Dunn, both “It Taketh” and the bands 2019 self titled debut

Review: “Oblique Order” by Hadal Maw

Forged in the fires of very bowels of hell that have created an obsidian tower of Death Metal and atmosphere the equivalent of a black hole that draw you in and crush your bones like a snake, Hadal Maw have been treading where Gods fear for nearly a decade. Breaking the chains of their native

Review: “Matricide” by Old Wharf

Depending on which side of the fence you sit on, “Matricide” is either the debut full length album from Wolverhampton Beatdown Deathcore crew Old Wharf or a sophomore EP as at seven cuts for seven deadly sins it qualifies as a full length on streaming services. What it does is follow their March 2019 EP

Review: “Grave Of The Condemed King” from Befell

Hailing from State College Pennsylvania, Befell have grown since their debut “Solitude” from a trio to a quartet with the addition of bassist Jon Perini joining vocalist and guitarist Bruce Boring, guitarist Mitchell Caprio and drummer Jace Ebersole, giving the Metalcore warriors another dimension and enabling them to play live without compromise… …the quality of