Tag: Death

Outre-Tombe – Nécrovortex Review

After three years and a guitarist change, Quebecois old-school death metal outfit Outre-Tombe has returned with its sophomore record Nécrovortex. While this author is only passingly familiar with the group’s debut Répurgation, Nécrovortex manages to

Moss Upon the Skull – In Vengeful Reverence Review

One of the tricky things about describing music is choosing exactly how deep to go when picking points of comparison. This is particularly true for anything existing outside of normal bounds. Stay too general, and

Ruin – Human Annihilation Review

There was no saving the film. Too much blood had seeped its way over the cells and dried to a dark brown crust. Besides, who has a reel-to-reel projector anymore? Luckily, the audio accompaniment was

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

Abysmal Torment – The Misanthrope Review

Malta. Home of the storied falcon. If you have not checked out that flick, you should. It is incredibly cool. Dated, but still freshly snarky and with unmatchable performances by Bogart, Lorre, and Greenstreet, whose

Behemoth – I Loved You At Your Darkest Review

So here’s the quick take if you want to spare yourself any extra time reading about an album you should neither be excited about, nor purchase: Behemoth, arguably for the first time in its entire career,

Scorched – Ecliptic Butchery Review

You might be thinking, “Scorched? Didn’t they put out an album earlier this year?” You’d be right. Back in early April, Pittsburgh-based label 20 Buck Spin released Excavated for Evisceration, a compilation of their 2015

Sepulcher – Panoptic Horror Review

Typically, when I’m writing a review, I read up on the band — bios, interviews, press releases, anything that will help me understand where the music is coming from: its inception, its influence, its intent.