All posts by Ryan Tysinger

I listen to music, then I write about it. On Twitter @d00mfr0gg (Outro: The Winds Of Mayhem)

Demoniac – Nube Negra Review

Language is a key to the way we think. After all, fluency is more than being able to simply translate and recite, it’s only truly achieved when one begins thinking in that language. It can,

Scolopendra – VM18 Review

The sound, it looks wonderful! – Dario Argento I’ll be honest, I didn’t understand the reference when I saw the title for Scolopendra’s sophomore album, VM18. All I knew was that the debut of the Necrophagia-esque

Track Premiere: Egregore – “Birth Of Death”

[Artwork by Lev Y.S.] There have been quite a few bands from the Carcass school making some fantastic music as of late. While this year has been fairly quiet in that department, bands like Pharmacist,

Körgull The Exterminator – Built To Kill Review

“Oh sure, just put on the new Körgull to keep up the energy while you clean the house,” I thought. “These guys are always reliable for some ripping thrash, what could go wrong?” ☠ As

Porta Nigra – Weltende Review

[Cover art: Aufruhr (1899) by Käthe Kollwitz] Anyone who has traversed the gates of black metal understands how powerfully it pulls from the past. It’s so often a necrotic art, breathing dark romanticism into corpses

Thromvosis – Proclamation of the Smegmatic Warcult Review

[Cover art by Khaos Art] If the gas-masked, ammo-clad baphomet with iron cross abs sitting atop a pile of human skulls on the black/white/red cover art combined with the words “smegma,” “Proclamation,” and “warcult” mean

Stunner – Motor Worship Review

[Cover art by Vrugarth Doom] The last time we saw the Nightfighter, our hero had barely escaped with their life from the future city of Megalopolis. The sprawling cyber municipality took its toll out on

Audio/Visual Premiere: 夢遊病者 – “Silesian Fur Coat”

The music of the Japanese/Russian/American collective known as 夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) have been using their music to search out the nexus between cognitive memory and the subconscious since their debut demo (統​合​失​調​症​の​飢​餓) and subsequent first studio