Tag: Death

Mortuous – Through Wilderness Review

Let’s talk about putridity, friend. More specifically, whether or not you enjoy putridity enough to celebrate it in your life. You may think you do, considering the fact that you once managed to sit through

Gruesome – Twisted Prayers Review

I was a big fan of Savage Land, the debut from death metal supergroup Gruesome, because the early era of Death to which the album pays tribute is my favorite era of Death’s music. Death

Iron Cemetery – Iron Cemetery EP Review

Who would’ve guessed that the key to making a top-shelf death/thrash record might involve fun. You remember fun—that thing that occasionally happens after getting yelled at by your boss, getting yelled at by the internet,

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

Necros Christos – Domedon Doxomedon Review

The joke around the Last Rites water cooler (which is filled with Stiggins’ Plantation, Fancy Pineapple Rum) was that we would treat Domedon Doxomedon with a Fast Rites because, let’s face it, brevity, while often

Torture Rack – Malefic Humiliation Review

Metal nichers have this curious/insufferable ability to keep collecting records from their favorite metal fetish, even if most of them tend to get lost in the anonymity of large numbers. Something about the joy we

Diamonds & Rust – Exploring Metal Classics: Atrocity – Hallucinations

By design, album art is supposed to reflect the music, to be some visual representation of the aural experience contained within the grooves or bytes or magnetic bits or whatever. A large part of album

At The Gates – To Drink From The Night Itself Review

In Stereogum’s latest edition of The Black Market (aka the best metal column on the web), Ian Chainey broke down all of the thoughts and natural reactions that long time fans have to new material