Tag: Relapse

Man Must Die – The Human Condition Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas. Synopsis: Personally, Man Must Die’s Debut, …Start Killing was one of the better death metal effort of the last few years, and I was curious to see how these Scot grinders would

Pig Destroyer – Phantom Limb Review

originally written by Chris McDonald I have been anticipating this album virtually since the day Pig Destroyer’s last album, Terrifyer, hit the streets in 2004 and completely changed my perception of what grindcore could be. And sure

The End – Elementary Review

originally written by Jim Brandon I wouldn’t be surprised if more than three of you out there have thrown these guys into your listening queue and hit shuffle alongside acts like Crowpath, Ion Dissonance, Despised

Alabama Thunderpussy – Open Fire Review

originally written by Jim Brandon Even though I find southern-tinged metal and hard rock to be only marginally appealing for being a niche style, most of it drives me up the wall. All that thump-n’-twang

Rwake – Voices of Omens Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance   After I had written Rwake off two years ago for putting out one of the greatest underground metal albums of all time and having it virtually ignored, this dogged group of

Minsk – The Ritual Fires Of Abandonment Review

Jim Brandon’s take: Change is essential for progression, even if the foundation remains the same. For instance, the lead-off track to The Ritual Fires Of Abandonment by my Chicago neighbors Minsk, instantly separates itself from

Dying Fetus – War Of Attrition Review

Originally written by Ian Chainey. Sort of like unexpectedly seeing the girl that punched your V-card, any time I listen to Dying Fetus my thoughts are inundated with fond memories. “Praise the Lord (Opium of the Masses)”

The County Medical Examiners – Olidous Operettas Review

originally written by Jim Brandon You have to appreciate a band that gives their fans a little something extra to enjoy. The County Medical Examiners were generous enough to imprint certain copies of Olidous Operettas