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ALCHEMY OF FLESH – Ageless Abominations

I’ve said this in a review aeons ago, one person projects are some of the sickest, and best groups in music today. Alchemy Of Flesh is a one man band based out of Athens, Georgia by songwriter, lyricist, drummer, bassist and everything else Mr. Tim Rowland. Ageless Abominations is the debut full-length released on Redefining Darkness Records and when I dived into the album and paid attention to the lyrics, I noticed there’s references of themes I’m heavily into. From […]

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CYSTECTOMY – Deprive To Hollowness

I be damned if the brutal death metal scene keeps continuing to release quality albums after another I’ll be in a coma bigtime. Needlessly to say, Cystetcomy are a intentional based brutal death metal band that is basically a lovechild if Aborted, Wormed, Devourment, Ingested and Internal Suffering were to create this slamming, technical, brutal and grotesque style of brutal death metal with slam influences in the mix, this debut full-length album Deprive To Hollowness is exactly what the album […]

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WHITECHAPEL – Kin

One of the most uncompromising deathcore bands in today’s extreme music, Tennessee’s Whitechapel has been a band I followed for so many years. Getting them after hearing the song Possession off on This Is Exile through Headbangers Ball as a teenager I have never felt so appreciative and well-rounded that a song so intense, very visceral has made me wanting more music from this band. Since the course of their formation, Whitechapel not only has toured with some of the […]

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CRADLE OF FILTH – Existence Is Futile

13 albums in their career and been in the extreme metal scene for three decades, England’s Cradle Of Filth are a unstoppable force responsibly known in creating the darkest, most sinister albums in black metal history. But overtime, Cradle Of Filth’s 2000’s material such as Thornography, Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder and Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa were not only met with average scores due to changing the musical direction the band was heading into, but they’ve decided to experiment other […]

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ÆNIGMATUM – Deconsecrate

Pacific Northwest’s Ænigmatum have finally came back from the grave and released a powerful, monstrous and monolithic pieces of music known as Deconsecrate and is released through 20 Buck Spin. Now, Aenigmatum’s musical approach is taking branches of blackened death metal but also have some elements of tech death and melodic death metal almost if you were to infuse bands like The Chasm, Horrendous, Necrophobic and Stargazer but in a more sporadic, death, abstracted, progressive and technical sounding albums I […]

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BURIAL – Inner Gateways To The Slumbering Equilibrium At The Center Of Cosmos

What is needed to say if it hasn’t been already said, the Italian extreme metal scene has got to be one of my favorites in the underground and with the new album by death metal outfitters Burial, I can arguably say this is top notch material for the extreme metal scene. Released on Everlasting Spew Records, Burial is a Italian based death metal band that also incorporates doom signatures which in this case you may describe them as a funerous, […]

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GHOST BATH – Self Loather

Perhaps one of the most divisive black metal bands in the current era of extreme metal, Ghost Bath is a band that is not entirely for everyone due to the soundscapes, vocal deliveries and their philosophical lyrical themes in which is turned off by many people. But however, Ghost Bath to me I’ve been a fan of these guys since the release of Moonlover which was an absolute essential and a modern day classic for the genre. Now years go […]

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WOMBBATH – Agma

There comes a time in life where every death metal band that plays the HM-2 style of Swedish death metal have not only kept the formula alive and well, but Wombbath‘s signature sound and legacy they’ve brought to the underground scene has been submerged into deep, heavy territory. After releasing solid albums throughout the years, Agma is the next chapter into the band’s long-running career and is released through the amazing label of Transcending Obscurity Records which in my opinion […]

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INHUMAN ARCHITECTS – Paradoxus

Inhuman Architects released their debut album Paradoxus on July 16th through Vicious Instinct Records, a label that’s delivered some pretty solid slam/brutal death metal/and deathcore releases over the past few years from bands such as Alter Idem, Human Error, Cardijum, Gamma Sector and many more! This recently formed 5-piece band from Portugal, caught my attention with the band name and album cover instantly. I love the alien/space theme! The album art and band name already had me intrigued by the […]

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ÆPOCH – Hiraeth

Progressive death metal is one of my many favorite sub-genres in the extreme metal scene with killer bands on the horizon making astonishing music within the last decade. ÆPOCH, a progressive death metal band residing in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada and have released their third ep titled Hiraeth and is released independently by the band. Musically, this band incorporates technicality and melodic tempo signatures bringing a “Human” or “Individual Thought Patterns” Death-esque era inspired soundscapes with minor progressive layers of old […]