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With every end comes the opportunity for a beginning. While that might sound trite, change is one of life’s only constants. When Akercocke called it a day, I along with many others, knew this was not the end. With most of the band reincarnated in Voices, a new blackened dawn has broken in the UK. [...]
Not many bands can combine utter savagery with rhythmic melody. Then again, there are not many bands like Anaal Nathrakh. In a year that has been just crushingly grind-tastic, Mr. Kenny and Mr. Hunt have increased their range on Vanitas – and in the same stroke, hopefully expanded their reach to all types of extreme [...]
When you only record 5 albums in 16 years, it’s apparent that you only speak when you have something to say. For Vision Of Disorder, when you break the silence…you do it in the most crushing, devastating way you know how. Their latest The Cursed Remain Cursed is a genuine Long Island hardcore beatdown of [...]
Caution! This record contains the voice of a professional opera singer. If you feel uncomfortable listing to a female Soprano voice, you probably shouldn’t listen to Diablo Swing Orchestra’s new album. It was about 4 years ago when I first heard Diablo Swing Orchestra, who were playing at Germany’s Summer Breeze Open Air. I was [...]
Its been just over 12 months since I virtually wet myself with excitement whilst reviewing Havok’s Time Is Up over on Cack Blabbath. So it was with some trepidation, and a pack of Tena Men, that I approached listening to their new EP, The Point Of No Return. This latest release is a 50/50 split [...]
Abigail Williams, the one possessed by demons, started the whole Witch Trial thing in that quaint New England town of Salem back in the day (well, way back like 1690’s style). With Becoming, the BAND Abigail Williams are doing their part to ensure all who listen are possessed with kick-ass black metal that doesn’t bore [...]
You don’t mess with Texas. So when Absu, the occult/black/thrash metal masters , rise from the Lone Star state’s abyss, you must take notice. On their latest Abzu, they blaze and rip though some of the most inspired music you will hear this year. For the uninitiated, Absu is a band with a plan. They [...]