Tag: Metal Blade Records

God Dethroned – Passiondale Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Considering death metal’s general empathy for all things violent, bloody and brutal, I’m surprised there are not more death metal albums about WWI – indisputably the most violent, bloody and

Lazarus A.D. – The Onslaught Review

Hello – my name is Dave, and I’m a thrashoholic. I just can’t get enough thrash. It’s easily my favorite subgenre of metal, and after unsuccessfully attempting to write this review with my fanboyish tendencies

Cannibal Corpse – Evisceration Plague Review

I could fill a couple of paragraphs with random Cannibal Corpse musings, but who really cares? Instead, here are the facts as I see them. Chris Barnes’ departure during the recording for Vile was the

Falconer – Among Beggars and Thieves Review

Somewhere, a Renaissance Faire is missing its minstrels. When last we checked in with Falconer, it was for the 2005 release of Grime Vs. Grandeur, which saw the Swedes scrap their folky/medieval tendencies in favor

Primordial – To The Nameless Dead

Originally written by Jordan Campbell “Where is the fighting man…?” In recent years, the popularity of bands branding themselves ‘folk metal’ has grown exponentially. Many (if not all) of this genre’s practitioners are of the


Bolt Thrower – Those Once Loyal Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas From the moment the ominous opening tones of the Operation Crossbow movie sample and epic solo kicked in to start “At First Light”, I got goose bumps. This is after

The Red Chord – Clients Review

Originally written by Drew Ailes After a slight line-up change, Boston’s The Red Chord have returned with their sophomore release, this time on Metal Blade. I always went back and forth on their first album, Fused Together In

Ancient – Night Visit Review

Originally written by Drew Ailes Look who decided to stop by. It’s Ancient, a once legendary band I declared to have become one of the most ridiculous and piss-poor acts in all of black metal. I’d