Category: Reviews

House By The Cemetary – Rise Of The Rotten Review

Ever seen one of those Jason Statham movies? I’m not talking, like, Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels here, but one of his movies that has a title like “The Firefighter” or “Explosive 2” or

Becerus – Homo Homini Brutus Review

[Album artwork: Karl Dahmer / Dahmer Art] Here’s the great news: Death metal is still in the midst of an absurd upswing in popularity, resulting in an endless avalanche of brutal, technical, melodic, blackened, progressive,

Intonate – Severed Within Review

What in blue hell is going on in Quebec? They relentlessly unleash improbable brain-melting death metal on the world without warning. They’ve hurled Cryptopsy, Gorguts, Quo Vadis, Neuraxis, Beneath the Massacre, and many others upon

Sick Sinus Syndrome – Rotten To The Core Review

It’s springtime, which means my pollen allergies are kicking in. So I was going to take this moment to make an unfortunate joke about my sick sinuses, but a quick Google search tells me that,

Slund – Slundanoid Review

Hey, man, is that one-man Slovenian sludge-grind? Well, turn it up… Until recently, my exposure to Slovenia’s Slund has been limited to their (his) half of a 2018 split with the ever-reliable Agathocles, whose unstoppable

Cover art by Dr(o)))ned Artworks

Witchtit – Intoxicating Lethargy Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Any alchemical brew is only as strong as that of its weakest components. When  potioncraft is handled lovingly, with each component carefully selected, harvested, and integrated to serve

Cannibal Corpse – Violence Unimagined Review

[Cover Art by Vince Locke…Duh] Lineup changes border on being an inevitability for bands and that becomes a greater truth the longer a group exists. Drums (Paul Mazurkiewicz) and bass (Alex Webster) are the only

Asphyxiate ‒ Altar Of Decomposed Review

[Cover artwork: Adi Dechristianze] If you wanted to give someone an example of a straight-down-the-middle form of brutal death metal, you could do much worse than selecting Indonesia’s Asphyxiate. While a whole heap of bands