Tag: Metal Blade

Bloodclot – Up In Arms Review

“There’s never been a better time for punk, hardcore, than what’s happening on this planet right now, so we gotta fucking work together and try to flip the switch on this bullshit that these motherfuckers

Entrails – World Inferno Review

Anyone who’s kept track of my ever-expanding waistline can attest to the fact that I like food, but I’m certainly not what anyone would call a foodie. I’m generally as comfortable with haute cuisine as

Goatwhore – Vengeful Ascension Review

In the music review world, there is no more backhanded of a compliment than “I bet this stuff kills live”. Translation: this album sucks in at least seven of the ten ways there is for

Igorrr – Savage Sinusoid Review

From the very first bit of recording footage I watched, I knew Savage Sinusoid was going to be a somewhat divisive, if not outright polarizing, album. That’s not a humble brag or anything– it’s more

God Dethroned – The World Ablaze Review

God Dethroned is a Dutch death metal band with a career that spans over a quarter century, and a catalog of 10 studio albums, including its latest, The World Ablaze, and aside from the last,

Ravencult – Force Of Profination Review

I don’t generally get too excited about black metal. To me, the genre is too much about atmosphere, ideology, and screwing people out of money for rare, but entirely shitty recordings, and not enough about

Anaal Nathrakh – The Whole Of The Law Review

A question that is not as off-topic as it likely seems: are nihilism and humanism necessarily incompatible philosophical doctrines? Should we continue to believe in reason and progress when presented with constant suffering and apparent

Revocation – Great Is Our Sin Review

The modern metal critic’s dilemma: how many times can a reader read “this is a good/great record by a good/great band” before they are no longer served by reviews? You have to have some negative


Necromancing the Stone – Jewel of the Vile Review

Some things in life are meant to be fun. Sex is one example that immediately comes to mind. Sports are also fun. Some people like to enjoy a brisk walk in the park while others

Hammers Of Misfortune – Dead Revolution Review

To be an ardent fan of heavy metal in 2016 is a curious thing. By many metrics, there has never been a better time to follow this music, whether judged by the sheer volume of