Tag: Death Doom

Astriferous – Pulsations From The Black Orb Review

[Artwork by Jason Barnett] I’ll tell you what, it was a lot easier being a death metal freak in the late ‘80s / early ‘90s compared to the 7,000 car pile-up that is the modern

Soulmass – Let Us Pray Review

[Cover art by Samuel Nelson] If you’re some sort of masochist, perhaps you relished the searing agony of reading through the inane scattered ramblings of my 2022 best-of list. It wouldn’t take you long to

Static Abyss – Labyrinth Of Veins Review

[Artwork by All Things Rotten] The Great American Music Hall is a famous venue in San Francisco that launched in the early 1900s as a fine dining establishment / bordello before turning to music in

Disfuneral – Blood Red Tentacle Review

Once known as, ahem, Herpes, the buzzsaw devotees in Disfuneral distinguish themselves not in aesthetics, necessarily, but where it counts—quality songwriting. Though the Frenchmen’s debut, Blood Red Tentacle, borrows liberally from the Entombed, Grave, and

Druid Lord – Relics Of The Dead Review

Horror and metal have intertwined all the way back to the moment Black Sabbath saw the marquee for Mario Bava’s Black Sabbath. Countless bands since have turned to horror–both fiction and non–for inspiration. While the inspiration manifests

Abstracter – Abominion

Oakland, California’s Abstracter have been digging themselves a hole since 2012. Their debut album, Tomb Of Feathers, was but scratching at the topsoil like edging a grave plot with a 48″ Wood Handle Transfer Shovel (available

Track Premiere: Coffin Lurker – “Of Suffering”

At the dawn of the millennium, there was a trend within the resurgence in the popularity of the zombie film. The “fast zombies” resembled more of a mob of crazed and rabid animals than the