Tag: Brutal

Devourment – Obscene Majesty Review

In the timeless words of Glenn T. Seaborg, one of the scientists responsible for discovering plutonium, “Holy shit, that’s heavy.” Hitting play on Obscene Majesty for the first time is akin to what I imagine

Disentomb ‒ The Decaying Light Review

After a rather standard, toilet-and-trash (and great) brutal/slam debut, Australia’s Disentomb showed bits of growth on sophomore outing Misery. Sure, it was still loaded with pummels and riffs of the most brutal order, but the

Organectomy – Existential Disconnect Review

[Album artwork by Pedro Sena / Lordigan] True or false: the town of Brutal Slamsville is mostly intended to be populated by those young enough to be indifferent toward one-a-day vitamins. AKA: leave the hall,

Hate Eternal – Upon Desolate Sands Review

From Dictionary.com: Dependable [dih-pen-duh-buhl], adjective: Capable of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable. “Our mailman is very dependable, even when it rains, sleets, or snows.” “This bar is quite dependable when it comes to

Cytotoxin – Gammageddon Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Every single time a brutal or technical death metal album lands in my editor’s inbox, a little light dings on his dashboard and he immediately forwards it to me. “Redar

Pathology – Pathology Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Pathology’s self-titled album is boring as shit. You have no idea how tempting it is to try and sneak that sentence by the boss and hope he is in the

Suffocation – Of The Dark Light Review

In his review of Suffocation’s previous album, 2013’s world-crushing Pinnacle Of Bedlam, my erstwhile compatriot Zach Duvall posited the half-in-jest idea of The Mullen-Hobbs Code, the qualitative phenomenon by which every odd-numbered Suffocation album is

Logic of Denial – Aftermath Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Logic of Denial plays really, really fast brutal technical death metal in the vein of AngelCorpse and Hate Eternal, though not in any memorable fashion. In fact, Aftermath is about