All posts by Jeremy Morse

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Chaos Inception – The Abrogation Review

According to the promo sheet that accompanied the digital copy of Chaos Inception’s second album, The Abrogation, the Alabama quartet is “dedicated to the destruction of the current death metal paradigm and a return to

Ectovoid – Fractured In The Timeless Abyss Review

It must have been fate that MetalReview’s own Chris McDonald asked me to review his band Ectovoid’s debut, Fractured in the Timeless Abyss, during a time when I was trapped in my own sort of

Riffology 111 – Procreation Of The Wicked

The last installment of Riffology featured one of my favorite bands, Mercyful Fate. This week, the trend continues with Celtic Frost. In a few short years, Celtic Frost created a wildly diverse (and wildly uneven)

Riffology 110 – Doomed By The Living Dead

This being the tenth installment of Riffology, I thought I would celebrate this mini-milestone by covering one of my favorite bands: Mercyful Fate. I could go on for days about how great this band was

Impiety – Ravage And Conquer Review

The first and last time I heard Singapore’s Impiety was on the band’s third album, Kaos Kommand 696, which was released almost ten years ago. Despite enough line-up changes over the past decade to make

Kill Devil Hill – Kill Devil Hill Review

Rex Brown and Vinnie Appice have both spent most of their lengthy careers in the shadows of larger than life figures. Phil Anselmo and Dimebag Darrell were always the focal points in Pantera, and Vinnie

Riffology 109 – Suffer The Children

The term “breakdown” has been used in music for decades. What constitutes a breakdown varies from genre to genre, but for most popular forms of music, it refers to a section of a song wherein

Riffology 108 – The Well Of Souls

In today’s lesson, we will examine a couple of riffs from the Candlemass song “The Well of Souls,” from their second album, Nightfall. This album featured the debut of the band’s “classic” line-up. Founding members, bassist Leif Edling