Tag: Melodic

The Black Dahlia Murder – Unhallowed Review

Originally written by Dan Staige. Ah it’s the new generation of American short-haired metal that seems to be gaining lots of momentum these days in the “extreme” metal scene. I tell you what though this

Kalmah – Swampsong Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon I’m going to let you all in on a little secret I’ve known for awhile now – Kalmah kicks ass. 3 for 3. Not too many bands release three great

Omnium Gatherum – Spirits And August Light Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon Omnium Gatherum have released a winner of an album that manages to breath life into the melodic death genre. It’s exhilarating to see a band bring a fresh perspective to

Soilwork – Figure Number Five Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon It seems like just yesterday that Soilwork released Natural Born Chaos. Never a band to kick back and enjoy the scenery, they’re back with their fifth album in six years,

Children Of Bodom – Hate Crew Deathroll Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. Children of Bodom have just set the benchmark impossibly high for 2003 metal. Hate Crew Deathroll is so energetically melodic and thrashily brutal. For anyone disappointed with In Flames’ “Reroute

Naglfar – Sheol Review

Originally written by Dan Staige. I don’t know exactly what it was that caught my attention about this album, but upon a first listen of song content in random order, I felt compelled to wholly

The Forsaken – The Arts of Desolation Review

Originally written by Ty Brookman All hail The Forsaken for truly understanding the term and use of “melodic death metal”. Many bands blatantly despise their music to take on the many labels that often transpire