Tag: Prosthetic

Paladin – Ascension Review

Fuck Paladin. If there are two areas of metal I have little patience for its power metal and melodic death metal. Not that I don’t find plenty to appreciate in both, but I don’t really

Rebel Wizard – Voluptuous Worship Of Rapture And Response Review

To get into the right frame of mind for Voluptuous Worship Of Rapture And Reason, picture an ideal raw, atmospheric black metal album cover—the dark, sinister melancholy of a dead forest, the gaping maw of

Skeletonwitch – Serpents Unleashed Review

Originally written by Matt Longo I don’t know how much of the old “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” mantra is consciously incorporated into the lives of Skeletonwitch, but I will point out that Serpents

Ancient VVisdom – Deathlike Review

Originally written by Matt Longo My experience with Ancient VVisdom in 2012 was one of reluctant acceptance. Despite unconscious red flags, A Godlike Inferno still secured a spot in my heavy rotations list come year’s

Dragged Into Sunlight – Widowmaker Review

Originally written by Matt Longo What set apart the Dragged into Sunlight debut Hatred for Mankind was its sense of purpose — a singular, grimy probing finger reaching across the pond from Liverpool as a

Hour Of Penance – Sedition Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Hour of Penance made substantial waves with their last two albums, and while I’ve never been overly impressed with what the Italians have conjured up in the past, I thought it

Skeletonwitch – Forever Abomination Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Skeletonwitch, despite extreme levels of burly sweatiness, are one of the most huggable bands in heavy metal. There’s something oddly adorable about their stage presence (consisting of a Pabst-swilling madman

Book Of Black Earth – The Cold Testament Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Since they’re both signed to Prosthetic Records, I always sort of considered Withered and Book of Black Earth closely related, sister acts. Both initially played a sort of blackened death