Tag: Death Metal

Ominous Ruin – Amidst Voices That Echo In Stone Review

[Cover art by Par Olofsson] Sitting behind about a half-inch of abdominal muscle and varying levels of quarantine padding, the average person houses roughly 25 feet of intestines. When you consider that the average human

Gravesend – Methods Of Human Disposal Review

The current state of the world has left many of us unable to separate the days. The shift from a bed to a table/desk to a couch and back to bed, with little activity in

Fractal Generator – Macrocosmos Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. No matter how comical the idea seems to anyone not already accustomed to parsing half-step pitch variations in toilet-puke vocals like a sommelier mouthfeeling the ever-living shit out

Altered Dead – Returned To Life Review: I, For One, Welcome Our New Alien Overlords

[Cover artwork by Matt Sidney] I’ve spent the last couple months taking a deep dive into Cixin Liu’s The Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy (just starting book 3, so no spoilers, please), and I now

Mother Of Graves – In Somber Dreams Review

Beginner’s luck is an interesting concept that all too often gets levied against someone in a manner that discounts their hard work or experience. If you should happen to be playing Black Jack for the

In Crust We Trust: 2020 EPs and Reissues

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to part two of In Crust We Trust‘s end-of-year soirée, which features my favorite EPs and reissues from 2020. I won’t repeat the lengthy introduction I wrote for the first part

Best Of 2020 – In Crust We Trust: The LPs

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust‘s end-of-year 2020 soirée. As usual, I’ve gone overboard. But if you’re a longtime reader of ICWT, you’ll know I have a complicated relationship with the idea

Glorious Depravity – Ageless Violence Review

[Cover art by Ars Moriendee] Like all metalheads worth their weight in god’s tears, the Last Rites crew is a big fan of Doug Moore. Is it because he used to contribute his eloquent sentences