Category: Reviews

Aura Noir – Aura Noire Review

Beauty is for fools! A cruel hallucination! Flowers grow in excrement, swans will bite you square in the choad and/or chonch, and that Hollywood dreamboat you’ve obsessed over for years spends as much time on

Wild Hunt – Afterdream Of The Reveller Review

Michael Pollan’s best-selling book The Omnivore’s Dilemma posed a fairly simple question: Because of various environmental and evolutionary reasons, humans have developed the capacity to eat more or less everything. That being so, what should

Nigredo – Flesh Torn – Spirit Pierced Review

Sometimes when you fire up an album by an unknown band and it’s instantly pretty great, the next step is to discover The Origins. With Nigredo and debut full length Flesh Torn – Spirit Pierced,

Systemik Viølence – Anarquia – Violencia Review (And More!)

“I am positively, absolutely sure that a lot of you are going to HATE this,” says the disembodied voice that opens Systemik Viølence’s new EP… Oh, but I disagree… Anarquia – Violencia is the latest

Speedclaw – Beast In The Mist Review

The framework for speed metal was founded in the whiskey-soaked throat of Ian Fraser Kilmister back in the mid-70s. His bass slung around his left shoulder, picking quickly the classic blues patterns that made rock

Napalm Death – Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs Review

If there are two things I am, unequivocally—aside from awesome and infallible—it’s these: I am a Napalm Death fan. And I am a completist. So this two-disc collection was custom made for the likes of

Street Force – Infinite Battles Review

A story almost as old as metal itself: band records demos, shows a lot of promise and promptly vanishes in a puff of self-destruction, whether it be from strains with the label, member infighting, or

Bestial Invasion – Contra Omnes Review

In many cases, the general dearth of great thrash being made by any band that wasn’t formed in the 80s means even the most decent of bands get a moderate recommendation. Of course, the vast