All posts by Manny-O-War

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


Inquisition – Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith Review

There’s really no need to get into Inquisition‘s background. We aren’t going to deal with their political garbage dump heaped upon them by websites seeking clicks and ad revenue. In fact, they just got back


Vukari – Divination Review

Divination I: Laying on the ground. Staring at the heavens. I am sinking. Sinking into this earth. Below which the worms and maggots prepare to devour the rot of my flesh. But here, on the


Necromancing the Stone – Jewel of the Vile Review

Some things in life are meant to be fun. Sex is one example that immediately comes to mind. Sports are also fun. Some people like to enjoy a brisk walk in the park while others


A.M.S.G. – Hostis Universi Generis Review

The roiling world of chaotic, experimental black metal, loaded with samples, atmosphere and evil all backed by an ambiance torn straight from the devil’s liver is full of apostates. Ryan Page (ex-Ouroboros/Rites Of Thy Degringolade),


Witherscape – The Northern Sanctuary Review

Witherscape is the brainchild of two men. One, Ragnar Widerberg you might know from his work in Shadowquest or his very hip mustache. The other, you might know from any one of the literally 715


Nuke – Nuke Review

Somewhere along the anthropological evolution of metal, way back there in the mid 60s, in the city of Detroit, resides the MC5. A band full of Motor City grit, shotguns, a whole bunch of drugs


Dawn of Disease – Worship the Grave Review

Again, we come upon an important realization: death metal, even when trite, boring, derivative, etc., is still terrific. That’s why death metal has always been my favorite sub-genre of metal. Sure, many bands today are


Black Fucking Cancer – Black Fucking Cancer Review

A band that doesn’t pull any fucking punches, Black Fucking Cancer hail from the Bay Fucking Area of California. They create chaotic, crust riddled, sludgy black fucking metal with plenty of death and thrash fucking