Category: Reviews

Machine Head – Through The Ashes Of Empires Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon Robb Flynn and the boys have returned for a fifth round and there are some welcomed changes afoot. Even Robb admitted that 2001’s Supercharger was a flop, perhaps slightly due

Burnt By The Sun – The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good

Well, fucking all right. Burnt by the Sun has made a CD with “Ancient” written all over it and I get to review it. Kismet? Fate? Destiny? I suppose it’s for greater minds than I

Prostitute Disfigurement – Deeds Of Derangement Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Check the band name: that’s right, Prostitute Disfigurement. Check the cover: Giger-ish alien zombie thingy crouching over a naked, no-doubt recently violated, and bleeding buxom babe. Check out the song

Dew Scented – Impact Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon 2003 has been a big year for the modern thrash sub-genre (also known as the Swedish thrash sound) with releases from stalwarts like The Haunted and Carnal Forge, and up-and-comers

Morbid Angel – Heretic Review

I just assume most of the people who populate a site called “Metal Review” have some passing experience with Morbid Angel. I would think everyone has heard a few of their records and is familiar

Ulver – A Quick Fix Of Melancholy Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Ulver is a band best known for their ability to keep their fans on their toes. You can never be too sure of what you’re going to get with each

Animosity – Shut It Down Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Just when I think hardcore is getting stale, and I’m waiting for that one album that will officially declare hardcore a dead genre, along comes San Francisco’s Animosity with an

Superjoint Ritual – A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . and here we go. Superjoint Ritual is the umpteenth metal project of Phil Anselmo, but it’s his primary focus right now. Neither groove-laden