Category: Reviews

Exhumed – To The Dead Review

Exhumed is one thing, and in that one thing, Exhumed is many things. Exhumed is gore metal, of course, the self-determined appellation that adorns their classic debut album, and in being “gore metal,” they are

Morbific – Squirm Beyond The Mortal Realm Review

[Cover artwork by Chase Slaker (Mortiferum, Caustic Wound)] Hello. You can now buy an LP copy of Severed Survival at Walmart. Is that even shocking at this point? In all honesty, Mental Funeral might be

Avantasia – A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society Review

Though it was originally formed as a side-project of Edguy’s vocalist Tobias Sammett, Avantasia has since surpassed Edguy’s reach and popularity. Although the project was initially intended only as a vessel for the two-part Metal

Lord Of Confusion – Evil Mystery Review

There was a time when you couldn’t throw a rock without breaking the CD case of some amazing doom release from I Hate Records. Right around 2005 to about 2010. Isole. Burning Saviours. The Gates

Queensryche – Digital Noise Alliance Review

Not to be too presumptuous, but it must feel great to be Michael Wilton and Eddie Jackson these days. For decades now, they’ve dedicated themselves to making some of history’s greatest progressive metal under the

Mother Of Graves – Where The Shadows Adorn Review

There’s a time for everything. The time for Mother Of Graves is now, in a few senses. In the broadest one, the time is now because it feels like this young band is rapidly gaining

Faceless Burial – At The Foothills of Deliration Review

[Cover art by Dan Seagrave] Australia is well known for its multifaceted ability to take human lives. There are trapdoor spiders ready to pierce venom-dripping fangs into the weak flesh of gardening hands when least

Escuela Grind – Memory Theater Review

As my compatriot Mr. Hotz mentioned in his recent write-up of Cloud Rat’s latest, 2022 has been a hell of a year for grindcore. In addition to that Cloud Rat, we’ve been blessed with new