All posts by Andrew Edmunds

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Napalm Death – Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism Review

It’s been over five years since the last Napalm Death record of new material, since 2015’s stellar Apex Predator – Easy Meat. That five-year break is the longest stretch between studio albums in Napalm’s 33-year

Sulaco – The Privilege Review

Oh, a new Sulaco EP, you say? Well, now… That’s good news. A few years back, Sulaco’s last full-length The Prize ground its way onto my year-end list, all killer twisting riffage and blistering anger,

GRID – Livsleda Review

Hooboy, that album art sure is something, ain’t it? Jeez. If I just keep hitting ENTER, maybe eventually the spacing will scroll the page up, and it’ll be off the screen. So. Here. Goes. Okay.

Night – High Tides – Distant Skies Review

“This time we had no room for Flying V guitars, but instead focused on solid single-coil sound. The new sound created a bigger space for vocals and arrangements…” – Night guitarist Sammy Ouirra That quote

Pharmacist – Medical Renditions Of Grinding Decomposition Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Do you like Carcass? If you answered “yes,” congratulations! You are correct! You DO like Carcass! Is Symphonies Of Sickness your favorite Carcass album? If you answered “yes,”

Gorgatron – Pathogenic Automation Review

Ten years ago, I reviewed Gorgatron’s Torturetorium album, and that was the last thing I’ve heard of theirs, which means that I apparently missed 2014’s Inner Supremacy entirely. My review wasn’t a brilliant piece of

Incantation – Sect Of Vile Divinities Review

Let’s play a game: Write down the first five words or short phrases that come to mind when you think about Incantation, and I’ll see if I can guess the words you picked. Ready? First

Cardiac Arrest – The Day That Death Prevailed Review

That snuggly blanket you wrap around yourself at night with your glass of red wine or hot cocoa. That ice cold tea or frosty beer that you always enjoy on the back porch after you