Tag: Slayer

Review: “Decennium Ruinae” by Unfathomable Ruination

Over the past decade London Death Metal extremists Unfathomable Ruination have been something of a snake, shedding skin with line-up changes and growing only bigger and stronger as they seek to create their idea of Death Metal perfection. 2019’s “Enraged and Unbound” is a particularly brutal offering with each release thus far, the band have

Review: “Dead End Pt. 1” by WarCall

After four well-received albums under their collective belts in 2008’s “Demonarchy“, 2013’s “Blood, Guts and Dirt“, 2015’s “III” and 2017’s “Invaders“, DIY Canadian quartet WarCall have set their signs on unleashing not one but two new EPs in 2021. Each one is said to represent a different side to the bands coin and recorded and mixed

Review: “Bionic Swarm” by Cryptosis

Reborn as forward-thinking explorers of the Extreme Metal cosmos, Cryptosis are a Dutch trio of seasoned musicians. Laurens Houvast (vocals, guitars), Frank te Riet (bass, mellotron, backing vocals) and Marco Prij (drums) have allowed their sound to evolve, to expand and to breathe and found a home at Century Media for their debut “Bionic Swarm”

Bootleg: Suicidal Tendencies in Eindhoven!

Pro-shot by Nick Tronckoe Media, here’s a full set from Crossover Thrash maniacs Suicidal Tendencies at The Sound Of Revolution Fest in Eindhoven Netherlands in 2018. The Cycos have been announced as main support for Bad Religion on their 41st Anniversary European tour with Millencolin also appearing on various dates with some pretty impressive venues

Review: “Nano 3000” by Sintax

Proving that decent Metal music isn’t limited by geography, the sophomore album from Israeli metal band Sintax is a highly anticipated one as it gets its international release via Sliptrick records on 2nd February 2021. Formed in 2013 from Showrchtsechaye and DeuSphera, the band have featured on the Israeli Headbangers Ball, while 2015’s “Sway for a

Interview: Ask Exodus with Kragen Lum!

Intriguingly, the latest episode of the Ask Exodus series sees Kragen Lum answering the fans questions. The guitarist filled in for Gary Holt between for tour dates in 2013 and from 2015 to 2019 while he toured with Slayer so with Holt back in the fold and working on “Persona Non Grata” with a June

Review: “Necroceros” by Asphyx

By anyone’s standards 10 albums in 34 years is a decent haul and while Dutch Death Doom Elite Asphyx may not have any original members left in the group, the presence of ex-Pestilence man Martin van Drunen since 2007 after an original stint between 1990 and 1992 which goes a long way towards confirming it

Review: “Crypt of Ice” by Frozen Soul

Dallas, Texas Death Metal quintet Frozen Soul entered the studio in early March 2020 to record their debut record “Crypt of Ice” with their former guitarist Daniel Schmuck (Creeping Death, Power Trip) handling production and mixing duties. Having been active since 2018 their previous releases include a demo EP entitled “Encased In Ice” and a pair

Bootleg: Soul Dragger take on Iron Maiden!

Having already set the bar high with covers of songs by Lamb Of God and Slayer, Italian Thrash n’ Heavy act from Rome Soul Dragger have returned to the rehearsal space for a rendition of “The Wickerman” by Iron Maiden with only drummer Flavio “Imperatore” Leone in an actual studio. Probably not the future the

Bootleg: Soul Dragger cover Lamb Of God!

Last month saw Italian stallions Soul Dragger drop a rehearsal style cover of “Season In The Abyss” by Slayer and now the Rome natives are back with their take on “Momento Mori” by Lamb Of God. They’re joined by Eshuna vocalist Beatrix “NeroCremisi” Scarlett who provided the screaming vocal sections. If you missed it, the