As far as brutal death metal goes, Blood Red Throne wrote the book. This Norwegian band has been around for 18 years, with guitarist Død as the one constant member, and has been a solid example of a quality metal band with a consistently head banging-inducing sound.. Read all!
Dawn of Disease was founded in 2003 and released only one MCD before breaking up in 2007. The MCD however was very well received in the death metal community so they soon reformed in 2009, with a different line-up however. They released two full-lengths through NoiseArt Records since then. Now Napalm Records is ready to […]
Summer 2012, an afternoon in August. Upon wandering around between better known bands, I heard the last three songs of by then to me unknown Be’lakor. Amidst the Summerbreezian fields tortured by a blazing sun, I was captured and gripped by their mix of progressive yet groovy death metal. Tempo shifts, guitar solos, melodies: everything […]
From the country that produces both the worlds’ best cuckoo-clocks and chocolate (albeit from pink cows) we present you Stortregn. May 27th 2016 will see their third full length released, Singularity.. Read all!
Hot weather and extreme metal either works like a charm on a festival (read: cooling beverages and good music) or it can be a curse in a small packed venue. Even though tonight’s concert leaned more towards the second option, we challenged the scorching heat to attend Marduk’s fourth Frontschwein European assault in Essen (DE), […]
Gorguts is a technical death metal band, who have been releasing highly praised albums since the early ’90s. The most recent effort, Colored Sands from 2013, was intense and atmospheric. Pleiades’ Dust proceeds his ancestor in this aspect because the focus is on the atmosphere. This will certainly blow your mind.. Read all!
It has been awfully quiet at the Fumes of Decay camp for quite some time since the release of their debut album Devouring the Excavated in 2011. This due to some line-up changes, which is a shame because their debut was a great piece of brutal death metal with some great slams in it. Thankfully, […]
Aborted is a brutal death metal band from Belgium known for their gore inspired artwork and lyrics. With an impressive carreer of eight full-lengths, Aborted unleashes another bulldozering death metal record upon us. The artwork reveals we can expect the same extremity from them and maybe even more.. Read all!
Since having been sent from the Golden Halls in 1998, Amon Amarth has released nine impressive studio albums. The tenth will be released on the 25th of March 2016. For this anniversary, a concept album has been hammered together, called Jomsviking. I’m wondering if Odin is still on their side?.. Read all!
Rotten Sound is back and delivers another piece of aggressive grindcore. It has been five years and two days since the release of their previous full-length, Cursed. So it’s great to finally hear from our Finnish grinders again, even though they also released an EP in 2013, Species at War, which is still 3 years […]