Tag: Dark Descent

Burial Invocation – Abiogenesis Review

Some eight years after releasing its debut EP, Rituals of the Grotesque, Burial Invocation has finally released its first full-length album, Abiogenesis. Whatever the reasons for the delay, as things have been rather unsettled in

Ritual Necromancy – Disinterred Horror Review

Portland is a land known for a few things. You’ve got gray weather, rain storms, the occasional forest fire, boutique/artisanal/bespoke type crafts, that show Portlandia which makes fun of all the aforementioned things and, of

Skeletal Remains – Devouring Mortality Review

In the past few years, Dark Descent Records has been releasing a lot of murky, doomy, and often impenetrable death metal from bands like Lvcifyre, Phoboscosm, Goraphilia, and Spectral Voice, just to name a few.

An Interview With Skeletal Remains

There’s no denying that death metal has been kicking our scene’s ass for the last eighteen months or so. Skeletal Remains is yet another killer death metal band hailing from California, and their third LP,

Solstice – White Horse Hill Review

To your left: Three minutes into Johan Länquist’s version of one of the greatest doom songs ever recorded from side B of what many consider to be one of the world’s finest doom records, epic

Spectral Voice – Eroded Corridors of Unbeing Review

The mind of a death metal fan wanders. A morbid and picturesque landscape, dotted with caves appears. From each cave comes the rattle of death metal. Bands hunker deep within the earth, spaces normally reserved

Undergang – Misantropologi Review

Danish filth monsters, Undergang, have spent years churning out their disgusting brand of death metal. So disgusting that they will eventually themselves the title of a sub-sub-sub-genre like “reek-core” or “stench-grind” or “filth-jizz.” You know, something

Excommunion – Thronosis Review

It’s been an embarrassment of riches when it comes to death metal so far in 2017, and with Thronosis, Excommunion makes it even more embarrassing. This Colorado-based duo, featuring bassist/vocalist Christbutcher, also of Cryptborn and