All posts by Manny-O-War

Infinitely committed to the expansion of artistic horizons. Interested in hearing your grandparent’s anecdotes and recipes. @mannyowar

Lihhamon – Doctrine, Iron Hands of Decimation & Miasmal Coronation (Split) Review

Lihhamon has largely flown under the radar, despite some claiming they own some lost demo cassette that is certainly killer but they just can’t “find it right now.” Full length Doctrine was originally self released

All Pigs Must Die – Hostage Animal Review

There is certainly a very loud, ongoing argument about whether heavy metal is inherently political or inherently apolitical. The argument has certainly heated up on the social medias lately and boy oh boy do people

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Trenchgrinder – Peace is Forfeit Review

Residing among the war-torn streets of Brooklyn, New York, dodging hails of bullets on their way to and from practice, Trenchgrinder are the anthem of destruction. With the world seemingly collapsing on all sides, missiles

Belus – Apophenia Review

The Brooklyn black metal scene has a penchant for off-kilter, nearly jazzy black metal. Almost as if there’s a competition between the drummers in the scene to thrust each other into new, unchartered territory using

Spectral Voice – Eroded Corridors of Unbeing Review

The mind of a death metal fan wanders. A morbid and picturesque landscape, dotted with caves appears. From each cave comes the rattle of death metal. Bands hunker deep within the earth, spaces normally reserved

Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper Review

The average football game lasts roughly three hours and twelve minutes. During that time there are numerous commercial breaks, TV timeouts, team timeouts, penalties, official reviews, challenges and, of course, the either 25 or 40

Hallatar – No Stars Upon The Bridge Review

We all have a holy grail to which we compare everything. For some of us, those of us who are food-obsessed, that holy grail could be that perfect bite you had in that back alley

Unsane – Sterilize Review

It can be said that the casual Unsane fan needs no more than three Unsane albums. Those would be, without question, Scattered, Smothered & Covered, Total Destruction and Occupational Hazard. The first shows the band