NEWS: Mors Verum begin the purge!

Inspired by Old School Death Metal, experimental and Progressive music, Mors Verum have been on a journey since 2015 with the trio hammering out two EPs and an album in those six years, exploring philosophies about death and other-worldly perspectives which hugely inspires them in their creative process. Those interests have also contributed in forming

Playthrough: “Serpent’s Speech” from Spiritual Deception!

Italian Death Metal quartet Spiritual Deception have released a guitar playthrough video for “Serpent’s Speech” that sees both Mirko Frontini and Riccardo Maccarana go toe to toe in the practice space. A track from new EP “Oxymoron“, recorded, mixed and mastered by Andrea Oriani at Blue House Studio and one of its undoubted highlights, it

Interview: Hypocrisy talk “Worship” with Heavy New York!

Unwittingly for Hypocrisy, October has become a month filled with anniversaries and it doesn’t seem possible that we’ve reached the 28th year milestone for “Osculum Obscenum“, let alone the 24th for “The Final Chapter” and the 29th for “Penetralia” from Peter Tägtgren’s Swedish Death Metal project. 26th November via Nuclear Blast will see the next

Bootleg: “Slayer Of Holofernes” from Venom Prison!

Back at the Ronnie James Dio main stage at the 20th anniversary of Bloodstock Open Air Festival earlier this summer, Welsh Death Metallers Venom Prison were in fine form having spent their time away from the stage re-recording their early EPs into and album called  “Primeval” as well as creating a whole new record from

NEWS: Orthodox sell “Body & Soul” to Century Media!

One of a fistful of bands who are bringing Hardcore to a new, disturbing place of unease, anger and brokenness, Nashville Tennessee homewreckers Orthodox have announced their signing from Unbeaten Records to major label Century Media for an in the works third album. It seems that tearing up in the US playing alongside the likes

Playthrough: “Autumn” from Mother Of All!

A Technical Melodic Death Metal project of drummer Martin Haumann (Timechild, ex-Afsky, ex-Myrkur) that saw him joined by Steve Di Giorgio (Testament, ex-Death, Sadus) on fretless bass and Frederik Jensen on guitars, Mother of All released their debut album, ‘Age of Solipsist‘ in June via Black Lion Records. Now the band have premiered a playthrough

Review: “Pandemic Coverage & Old Schooling” by Reawacan

After almost a decade of not playing any form of Metal music former Lacrima Christi duo Dan Krieger (vocals, guitar, bass) and Marco Gebert (drums) formed Reawacan (from the old English for “Reawaken” in 2017 in Kassel Germany. Working with German producer Andy Classen the band quickly found the right mix of brutality and melody

Throwback: “Engineering The Dead” from Aborted!

The 20th Anniversary of “Engineering the Dead“, the sophomore album by Belgian Death Metal act Aborted deserves celebration, a nightmarish gorefest that serves as the fantasy of Dr Frankenstein aka Sven de Caluwé as he builds a monster of gargantuan proportions. Despite forming in 1995 it would be six years before the band released their

Playthrough: “Slave” from Marc Rizzo!

It seems surreal that after 19 years, the guitarist whose departure from Ill Niño to join Soulfly should be returning to the band that he once called his own. The signature Flamenco guitar style that Marc Rizzo has very much made the first two Ill Niño records but his return, to a band that is

NEWS: Idle Ruin shatter like glass!

Bitter Loss Records have announced that they will be handling a physical release including vinyl of the self titled EP from Australian Blackened Thrash outfit Idle Ruin. Pre-orders will be available from 5th November with the new version featuring a trio of bonus tracks including a cover of “Process of Suffocation” by Pestilence. In the