Tag: Relapse

Dying Fetus – Wrong One To Fuck With Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Dying Fetus has an all-time, unimpeachable death metal classic in Destroy the Opposition. The band’s now patented (and Decibel HoF inducted) blend of brutal slamming mixed with near-toxic levels of

John Frum – A Stirring In The Noos Review

John Frum sounds like a guy who will sell you insurance you can’t afford. Or a guy who will wash your car. Or cut your grass. Or steal your girlfriend. It does not sound like

The Obsessed – Sacred Review

After twenty-odd years of fandom, it has just now occurred to me that it is unwise to expect any sort of stability from Scott “Wino” Weinrich. The past decade has seen Wino release a couple,

The Drip – The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability Review

Way back in 2014, this oddly-named group of grinders caught my attention on the strength of their EP A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics, their third EP overall and their first for Relapse. That one was

Unearthly Trance – Stalking The Ghost Review

Friends, here is an incomplete list of things for which I have a wafer-thin patience: – Fascist apologetics – The patriarchy – Typos and grammatical errors on businesses and in ad copy – Anthrax (the

Gatecreeper – Sonoran Depravation Review

There was a time, and it doesn’t seem like that long ago, when the combination of death metal and a boss heavy metal pedal would set my heart aflutter. Sadly, that time has passed. In

Brain Tentacles – Brain Tentacles Review

To have grown up a hard rock/metal fan in the early eighties is, I think, to have a deep disdain for the saxophone. At least it is for me. Along with the pop-synth and the

Sumerlands – Sumerlands Review

It’s pretty astounding that after the nearly half century of heavy metal, bands are still finding ways to sound fresh without necessarily doing anything new. Actually, it’s less astounding than it is just plain fun