Tag: Brutal

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

Expression Is Free: Sufism Interview

Death metal, particularly that of the brutal kind, is not often entrenched firmly in the spiritual realms existing far beyond — and above — our consciousness. Rather, the brutal death metal tends to focus on

Gorgatron – Pathogenic Automation Review

Ten years ago, I reviewed Gorgatron’s Torturetorium album, and that was the last thing I’ve heard of theirs, which means that I apparently missed 2014’s Inner Supremacy entirely. My review wasn’t a brilliant piece of

Cytotoxin – Nuklearth Review

Are you really good at guitar? But like, really good. Odds are that if you answered “yes” to that question you either are a liar who should probably find the nearest moldy WhatchamacallitTM bar and

Katalepsy – Terra Mortuus Est Review

As the CEO of Spotify said, it’s “not enough” for artists to release [good] music “every three to four years.” It has been, quite prophetically, four years since Katalepsy’s last release, Gravenous Hour. While the

Atræ Bilis ‒ Divinihility Review

Canada’s Atræ Bilis has the sound of a band made up of pretty diverse tastes within its ranks. Well… let’s walk that back for a second and say that the diversity in tastes is still

Defeated Sanity – The Sanguinary Impetus Review

[Artwork by Jon Zig] Humans are predisposed to routine and generally avoid change as if it comes standard with a lifetime supply of random groin kicks in the middle of the night. Of course we

Unborn Suffer – Commit(ment To) Suicide Review

Unborn Suffer have 25* songs for you. You need only set aside 33 minutes to experience those songs. There are samples, and popcorn drums, and vocals from the bottom of the gutter. If you guessed