Tag: Metal Blade Records

Facebreaker – Infected Review

When I first saw that there was a band called Facebreaker, I immediately assumed it had to be some third- or fourth-rate, chugga-chugga metalcore band. I didn’t even bother to read their bio or listen

Rose Funeral – Gates of Punishment Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell In 2012, deathcore is basically dead. For some, this is cause for celebration. Those that bristled at scenester poseurs occupying the opening slots of every other death metal gig can

Primordial – Redemption at the Puritans Hand Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Album number seven: Most bands limp to this landmark, bleeding and barely breathing, as their longtime fans silently beg for a mercy kill. Not Primordial. After hitting a stride with 2000’s Spirit

Amon Amarth – Surtur Rising Review

posted on 3/2011   By: Erik Thomas Above death and taxes, there are a few unwavering certainties for me in life: I will always love blowjobs, I will always love the New Orleans Saints, and I will always

Istapp – Blekinge Review

Originall written by Jordan Campbell “The time [has] come to reclaim the old order that would set aside all other priorities to put an end to the horrible warmth of light and all of its

Six Feet Under – Graveyard Classics 3 Review

Masochism is defined as “A willingness or tendency to subject oneself to unpleasant or trying experiences.”  I’ve often referred to myself as a masochist, but nothing has ever justified that labeling as much as my

Impious – Death Domination Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Well, these speedballin’ Swedes certainly have a knack for churning out terrible album covers. The generic, MMA Bro t-shirt that Death Domination wears is only slightly tackier than the Edward Syringehands dude

Amon Amarth – The Crusher (Reissue) Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell After splendidly repackaging and reissuing Amon Amarth‘s first two albums, Metal Blade soldiers into the lair of The Crusher, the mad vikings’ third offering. While taking this step is logical from a