Tag: 20 Buck Spin

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Tzompantli – Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force Review

[Cover artwork by Adam Burke] I’m amped.  You know that feeling you get after listening to a piece of music that really gets the blood flowing? The kind that could push you to survive some

Witch Vomit – Funeral Sanctum Review

From the bookend EPs Poisoned Blood in 2017 to Abhorrent Rapture in 2021, Witch Vomit has been a good and sometimes great band. I don’t own a ton of death metal on vinyl, but I

Hulder – Verses In Oath Review

There is a strange comfort in seclusion. Indeed, you’re aware by now that I’m no psychologist. Hell, I’m barely at liberty to talk to you about the state of my psyche. But I remember routinely

Dissimulator – Lower Form Resistance Review

[Artwork by Jesse Draxler] Being three heavy metal fans from Montreal, Quebec, Dissimulator grew up listening to Voivod, who is the most obvious influence at play on the band’s debut album, Lower Form Resistance, and

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2024, Part 1

Happy Monday, friends, we hope the week without us wasn’t too difficult on you. [Ron Howard: “It wasn’t.”] As a team, we needed a bit of a recharge from writing our 2023 listicles and reading/deliberating/screaming

Tomb Mold – The Enduring Spirit Review

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, flora and fauna, it’s a beautiful night here at Menacing Square Garden, and what a fight night it is. There’s the usual flurry of hushed excitement and politely suppressed

Ascended Dead – Evenfall Of The Apocalypse Review

Ascended Dead’s 2017 debut, Abhorrent Manifestation, ripped its way through a marked year for death metal. It was a favorite of the year for me: a riff-a-minute barrage with primal underpinnings of Possessed, Sarcófago, and Necrovore

Majesties – Vast Reaches Unclaimed Review

[Cover art by Juanjo Castellano] The short version: If you’re a melodeath fan, don’t buy the supposed return-to-form new record from In Flames, which is really a Korny-chorus-heavy Sounds of a Playground Fading wolf in