Djevelkult - Drep Alle Guder

Djevelkult hail from Norway, the land of where black metal was born, so it is no surprise that their third full length album holds the mannerisms of chilling riffs, razor sharp vocals, drums like thunder, and corpsepainted affairs. However, like each album they’ve done before, they just tweak things slightly to avoid coming off as another Immortal...

23/05/2022

Harvested - Harvested

The debut of the Canadian death metalers Harvested is scheduled for may 7th , the self titled EP is formed by five tracks of brutal and technical death metal with a mix between old and modern styles of it. The main influences come from bands like Suffocation, Cannibal Corpse, Deicide or Zyklon, with these names you can make an idea of what to find...

19/05/2022

Abythic- Eden Of The Doomed

Abythic have been pretty quick to unleash their work ever since they brought forth their form of gritty, yet groove laden death metal back in 2018. After a successful third full length album just last year with some boundary pushing such as whalloping ears with a 14 minute piece of doom soaked evil, it feels like they’ve gone back to their roots an...

18/05/2022

Gutricyde - Gutricyde

First official album for these Gutricyde, death metal band from Dallas, Texas. The band was born just over 2 years ago dedicating themselves to what can be defined as a brutal / slam gore with a clear American stamp. Initially founded as a one man band by Bret Smith (an original member of the 90's was Texas Death metal band Embalmed), Gutricyde are...

17/05/2022

Moluchtas - Telos Teminus

Very little is known about Belgium based one man blackened death metal artist Moluchtas. Very shrouded, like the music he performs, there isn’t really a name or history to unearth about the artist, and with the formation what looks to be roughly in 2021, there is fresh ground to break for this band. The collection os tracks here on “Telos Terminus”...

16/05/2022

Clairvoyance - Threshold Of Nothingness

Out for Blood Harvest Records the first official work for Clairvoyance, death metal band from Poland. "Threshold Of Nothingness" is the first EP after the demo in 2020. Although they come from Eastern Europe, their death metal is strongly inspired by the old death school of clear mid European and Scandinavian mold. 5 tracks of dark death metal...

12/05/2022

Brute - Essence Of Tyranny

Totally in your face this fourth album by Brute, death metal band from Slovakia. "Essence Of Tyranny" comes 5 years after that "Henchmen" who was so successful in his homeland. In all 8 songs on this album there is not a moment of respite or signs of weakness. The Brute machine aims to hit the listener in the face without leaving him a way out...

11/05/2022

Disquiet - Instigate To Annihilate

Disquiet’s third full length album “Instigate To Annihilate” is their masterpiece for 2022. If listeners are looking for a group that blends thrash with death metal- almost in a melodeath style similar to that of Darkane or Soilwork- then this is worth checking out. This Netherland group has been around a while, since the early 2000s, but didn’t re...

09/05/2022

Reviver - A Thousand Lives

After a nearly indefinite hiatus, Netherlands progressive power metal group Reviver are finally back with their second full length album. The group originally split in 2006 just after the success of their debut, which was a pretty solid heavy metal/ power metal album in the vein of Judas Priest and Manowar. Now almost a decade and a half later they...

05/05/2022

Hagalas - As A Unit

Yes oh yes I am back to do the review, of a Finnish band achievement, the old habits still survive and die hard! So, Finland! A band: Hagalas. The style: melodic death metal. An EP: "As A Unit" the second of their career. There is no doubt about the factory, the mold of this style is alive and produces bands of excellent craftsmanship which would &...

04/05/2022

Cyphonism - Cosmic Voidance

Cyphonism is a band from Wolfsburg, Germany, that plays death metal influenced by modern styles of the genre and with touches of classic death metal. Formed in 2011, in 2014 they made their debut with EP “Cyphonism”, with good reviews, maybe darker than the following works. In 2016, and after some changes in the line up, came their debut album “Obs...

03/05/2022

Dead Chasm - Dead Chasm

Fresh on the death metal scene from Italy, the debut EP from Dead Chasm as their self titled effort embaces the old school death metal route of the early 90s groups such as Immolation or Incantation with 4 tracks of dark, sludgy riffs that walk the line between death and doom metal. Opening with slow churn riffs and heavy distortion before picking...

02/05/2022

Silent Leges Inter Arma - Ad Plures Ire

Silent Leges Inter Arma are a rather interesting black metal group from Germany, aside from their obscurity in the two band members’ names being just initials, but when one hears them they come off a lot more than just the average black metal style. In fact, one could easily consider these guys melodic blackened death metal with how well they blend...

27/04/2022

SoulCarrion - Infernal Agony

What we have here are two people from Poland who attack the world with their debut full-length album. Greg (lead guitars) and Michal (rhythm guitars, bass, drum programming) together with the session vocalist Mateusz Sibila have created nine tracks of darkened death metal with plenty of heavy riffs and (alas) programmed drums. SoulCarrion combine t...

26/04/2022

Invisible Control - Created In Chaos

“Created In Chaos” is the debut full length from Brazilian prog death metal outfit Invisible Control. Recently active since 2020 with a few singles unleashed over the years, their sound can be compared to the likes or Arch Enemy or Once Human with stead mid paced growls, plenty of excellent guitar work, and some touches of progressive elements to m...

25/04/2022