Pestilence- Exitivm

“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, so they say. That saying bears weight sometimes and often that can be a good thing when speaking about some of our favorite metal bands. However, this phrase does not quite pertain, at least in its entirety, to legendary Dutch death metalers, Pestilence. With the release of […]

At The Gates- The Nightmare of Being

Since their return in 2014, At The Gates have been slowly introducing more progressive elements to their iconic sound. With The Nightmare of Being, they’ve completely brought it to the forefront. I’ve loved the change the band has made since At War with Reality and appreciated it when they brought it out more with To […]

Asphyx – Necroceros

The amounts of bands in the world of Extreme Metal that make it out through the ages, while still maintaining their musical core without steering too much left or right to please bigger crowds (or companies), can basically be counted on one hand. Most either wither away with time, or in a desperate move change […]

Belial – Gods of the Pit II

There was a time decades ago before all the computer modernization where death metal was king for raw aggression. This next release is going to take us back to a time where it wasn’t about the refined album production, audible vocals or the perfect tone. It was about grabbing an instrument, for me it’s a […]

Therion – Leviathan

Three years after the ambitious project “Beloved Antichrist”, Therion is back with “Leviathan”. In contrary to the previous record, Leviathan is more of a regular record, where Beloved Antichrist was a big scale project, which was more of a theater play made into an album. Now, we can say that every Therion record has its […]

Frozen Soul – Crypt of Ice

The year is 2021 and it seems like yet again, Death Metal bands pop up with releases like mushrooms after the rain. Like drunkards after a festival. Like pandemics after a… Ah, joke’s gone. Anyway, sometimes a group of people can just play some good Death Metal, without trying to reinvent the wheel. A band […]