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FUATH – II

Atmospheric black metal’s been a genre that I have started to appreciate and respect the nature behind it whether its the band’s doing the folky nature such as Summoning to the ambient structures of Darkspace. Fuath is a very interesting band that took me awhile getting into but once I heard a song or two I immediately jumped on board and started to give this release a much more in depth analysis. Released through Season Of Mist, II is the […]

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ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY – Parasitic Metamorphosis Manifestation

After nearly a decade of not releasing content, Russia’s Abominable Putridity have unexpectedly released a brand new full-length given in such contrary that not only have shocked and pleased many fans within the brutal death and slam metal community, but this third full-length offering is perhaps the most chaotic, heaviest, most polished and clean sounding albums I think I’ve ever heard coming from this band. As someone who’s been following them since 2012’s The Anomalies of Artificial Origin, Abominable Putridity’s […]

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SUMMONING THE LICH – United In Chaos

Many bands within the melodic death metal community that sounds very alike to The Black Dahlia Murder can often times be overwhelming, overstretched and repetitive at times but it wasn’t until Missouri’s Summoning The Lich that have a style very appropriate, apprehensive and comprehended have met my expectations and with their debut full-length United In Chaos released on Prosthetic Records, this is a well crafted and symbolic album surely worth your immediate attention. Musically, the album’s lyricism is absolutely intelligent […]

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MOONSPELL – Hermitage

After the epic live release of Lisboa Under the Spell, Portuguese gothic metal pioneers Moonspell are back with their first studio album in three and a half years. If compared to the orchestral and conceptual predecessor 1755, thirteenth studio album Hermitage sounds a bit less complex and slower but also more atmospheric and melodic. The opening track ”The Greater Good” exemplifies this new approach very well. It starts with an enchanting overture based upon mantra-like chants, eerie guitar tones and minimal […]

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THE LYLAT CONTINUUM – Ephemeral

Want a album featuring the most unique, creative and top notch progressive death metal releases of 2021? Well, The Lylat Continuum are a upcoming band from Denver, Colorado have really set their bar sky-high to create such a artistic vision and polished pieces of extreme metal in recent memory for the genre. As a fan of the genre, progressive death metal has seem to have its fair share as many either love it or despise due to the challenged songwriting, […]

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CELESTIAL SANCTUARY – Soul Diminished

When a death metal band comes out from England and is heavily influenced by the earliest stages of Bolt Thrower, chances are I am immediately a fan not because Bolt Thrower were a huge steeple for extreme metal, but Celestial Sanctuary‘s music promises to deliver the goodies and they’ve brought it to life with the debut full-length Soul Diminished and is released through Redefining Darkness Records. I can’t stress myself enough how well crafted, polished and eviscerated this album is […]

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THE SOMBRE – Into The Beckoning Wilderness

Meet Maurice de Jong, whom you may know his work for the band’s Gnaw Their Tongues, Golden Ashes and Cloak of Altering has created a brand new project called The Sombre which is a hybrid of both death metal and doom metal in the veins of the mid 90’s from Atrocious, Soulwound and early Paradise Lost. This time around, his latest offering Into The Beckoning Wilderness is heavily inspired by not only creating artistic talent and wonderfully crafted compositional work, […]

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CREEPING FEAR – Hategod Triumph

What do you get if Aborted, Hate Eternal, Angelcorpse and Immolation suddenly joined forces to unleash hellfire and brimstone style of death metal? You get France’s Creeping Fear and with 2021’s Hategod Triumph released on Dolorem Records this is definitely the most exciting and fulfilling listens that I can remember by. This record takes the element of surprise incorporating death metal and almost blackened style passages with an improvised, destructive and slaughtered style for the band’s heaviest material to date. […]

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COFFIN MULCH – Septic Funeral

Coffin Mulch are a upcoming old school death metal band from the depths of Glasgow, Scotland and after hearing this album front to back I’m immediately a fan of the band. Released by Redefining Darkness Records, this album has a wide variety of genres including death doom, traditional death metal and very little hints of technicality thrown into the mix where it brings me pleasure coming from a fan of the genre for so many years. Musically, this record has […]

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DISTANT – Dusk Of Anguish

Throughout the dawn of time, many bands who are into extreme metal can often find ways to be innovative, creative and just downright create endless ideas to make the genre standout. Meet Distant, a six piece international outfit from Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Bratislava, Slovakia who’s name kept spreading all over my social medias and talked great things about the music. It wasn’t until the end of 2020 when I discovered this band after unleashing their EP Dawn Of Corruption […]