Tag: Metal Blade

Cannibal Corpse – Chaos Horrific Review

[Cover art by Vince Locke, of course] Few bands can claim to have the type of impeccable track record as that of Cannibal Corpse, who for over three decades may never have written even a

Vomitory – All Heads Are Gonna Roll Review

Vomitory’s nearly thirty-five year career is one marked primarily by consistency, albeit – if this makes any sense – delivered inconsistently. Formed in 1989, their first decade was a slow build – a 7” titled

Tanith – Voyage Review

[Cover artwork by Luke Cantarella] You are aware of the existence of Amoeba Records, yes? If not, just know they are one of this country’s finest purveyors of all things music-related—a Mecca of sorts for

Best Of 2022 – Ryan Tysinger: Lifelong Journeys For Technicolor Vapors

First of all, forgive the self-indulgence. These words could be inscribed atop any list, any review, any critique; yet they beg to be uttered. After all, it’s a fundamental rule in critical writing: don’t use

Diamonds & Rust: 35 Years Of King Diamond’s Abigail

[Cover artwork by Studio Dzyan // Thomas Holm, Torbjörn Jörgenson] July 7, 1777: An individual called Count de LaFey hurls his pregnant wife down a flight of stairs upon discovering the unborn child she carries

A-Z – A-Z Review

[Cover artwork by Hugh Syme] Let’s go ahead and address the elephant in the room right from the jump. Or, as anyone with at least one functioning eye can see, the zebra in the room

Satan – Earth Infernal Review

[Cover art by Eliran Kantor] The Court in the Act lineup of Satan has now been back together for over a decade, and the quality of their studio output in this time has been as