Category: Reviews

Destruction – Metal Discharge Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. Possibly metal’s most energetic band, Destruction continues their legacy of stellar thrashing with their new album, Metal Discharge. While as generically named as the band, the music contained within is anything but generic.

The Crown – Possessed 13 Review

It’s like . . The Crown. I mean, exactly like The Crown. It rocks, it wails, it pounds, it hurts, it heals . . . you know, it’s like a Crown record. You have the

Einherjer – Blot Review

Take a punchy, rhythmic backdrop that is mid tempoed and more or less intricately performed. Place guitar and keyboard melodies on top of it to create a layered effect of both heaviness and soaring symphonic

Ion Dissonance – Breathing Is Irrelevant Review

Originally written by Dan Staige. Dissonance was indeed one of the first words that came to mind when I heard this for the first time. Breathing is Irrelevant is another complex monster of immense density

Vader – Blood Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon Another year and another release from Poland’s most prolific death metal act. Blood is the 63rd MCD released by Vader, but for the avid fan, it’s still a worthwhile pick

Forgotten Tomb – Springtime Depression Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas I like doom metal. I like black metal. Then why am I not totally feeling this? A one-man project (red flag) by one Italian gentleman by the name of Herr

Moonspell – The Antidote Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon It’s how the same old thing can look in a different light. I was first introduced to Portugal’s Moonspell last year with their release Darkness and Hope. Apparently, it did

Shai Hulud – That Within Blood Ill-Tempered Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas “Rest assured, this is sincere, this is true”. Never have truer words been spoken, and as those words signal the beginning of Shai Hulud’s eagerly anticipated, much delayed second album,