Tag: Death

Exhumed – Death Revenge Review

Exhumed, after a five-year hiatus, re-emerged in 2011 with the ferocious All Guts, No Glory, and followed that album up with the more sophisticated, but no less excellent Necrocracy in 2013. This pair of albums,

Archspire – Relentless Mutation Review

My first encounter with Vancouver, BC’s Archspire was in 2014 at the (apparently) defunct Housecore festival in Austin, TX. They played in a parking lot around midday (or, as Texans say, half-mooned to a cowhide’s

Oraculum – Always Higher Review

There has been a whole lot of death metal lately that sounds like it’s been recorded in a cave. Certainly, there have been a few winners playing this style, but it is not generally a

Arkaik – Nementhia Review

I’m, for the most part, a Unique Leader kinda guy. When you purchase (and PLEASE buy your music, kids) something from UL, you generally know exactly what you’re getting into – technical, brutal death metal.

Acephalix – Decreation Review

We fans of death metal have been blessed, much like Noah, with a flood of tremendous death metal over the last 18 months. It’s like the early 90s all over again except with different players,

Purtenance – Paradox of Existence EP Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. For a band that’s been around since essentially 1989, Purtenance has released a surprisingly sparse amount of material. In fact, between 1992 and 2012 they released exactly 0

Dyscarnate – With All Their Might Review

Time seems to move a lot faster when you get older. I remember Stumbling across a Dyscarnate video on YouTube, and being impressed with the clean-cut English trio’s no-nonsense take on death metal. I made

Gigan – Undulating Waves of Rainbiotic Iridescence Review

Gigan is slowly but surely losing touch with this planet. With each subsequential release, Eric Hersemann and co (featuring longtime drummer Nate Cotton and new vocalist Jerry Kavouriaris) separate from the rigors and routines of