Tag: Relapse

Incantation – Profane Nexus Review

Let’s get straight to the good stuff: Incantation’s eleventh album Profane Nexus is a treasure trove of disgusting delights from a band with absolutely nothing to prove but which nevertheless still pursues death metal supremacy

Expulsion – Nightmare Future Review

Sometimes you just know, y’know? That classic first line of a story that captures you from the first words; that perfect opening scene of a film that reels you in and keeps you hooked for

Tau Cross – Pillar Of Fire Review

Pobody’s nerfect. No regerts. A guy goes on a trip up the coast and asks a friend to check in on his mother and his cat while he’s away. After being on the road for

Tombs – The Grand Annihilation Review

Tombs presents me with something of a conundrum. Ordinarily, if you handed me a record and said, “Check this out: It’s a hybrid of black metal and NeurIsis post metal,” I’d thank you and nod,

Obituary – Obituary Review

Reviewing legacy acts is always a tough proposition. On the one hand, a band like Obituary is legendary for a reason. On the other, more pragmatic hand, a band like Metallica is legendary as well,

Dying Fetus – Wrong One To Fuck With Review

Dying Fetus has an all-time, unimpeachable death metal classic in Destroy the Opposition. The band’s now patented (and Decibel HoF inducted) blend of brutal slamming mixed with near-toxic levels of hardcore groove never came together

John Frum – A Stirring In The Noos Review

John Frum sounds like a guy who will sell you insurance you can’t afford. Or a guy who will wash your car. Or cut your grass. Or steal your girlfriend. It does not sound like

The Obsessed – Sacred Review

After twenty-odd years of fandom, it has just now occurred to me that it is unwise to expect any sort of stability from Scott “Wino” Weinrich. The past decade has seen Wino release a couple,

The Drip – The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability Review

Way back in 2014, this oddly-named group of grinders caught my attention on the strength of their EP A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics, their third EP overall and their first for Relapse. That one was

Unearthly Trance – Stalking The Ghost Review

Friends, here is an incomplete list of things for which I have a wafer-thin patience: – Fascist apologetics – The patriarchy – Typos and grammatical errors on businesses and in ad copy – Anthrax (the