Tag: Thrash

Invincible Force – Decomposed Sacramentum Review

Invincible Force worships in a chapel of ghouls, is ready to bleed for the devil, and has conjured a sophomore album that offers up a blistering maze of riffs to torment the demented ears of

King Parrot – Holed Up In The Lair Review

Do you guys remember touring? Back in the Days Before The Plague, that was when bands would travel around from town to town — and even from country to country, if they were lucky —

Körgull The Exterminator – Sharpen Your Spikes Review

On album number five (and first in five years), the black / thrashing maniac Spaniards in Körgull the Exterminator have turned over a new leaf and found their sensitive side. From the meditative Nick Drake

Metallica’s “Orion”: A Love Letter To An Immaculate Song, And An Ode To An Impossible Album

Dear “Orion”, I have put off writing this letter for too long. But I feel compelled now to speak my heart to you, to express my love for you, and to praise you as the

Iron Cemetery – Manic Deliverance Review

[Artwork by Greg.Fate] Salutations, heavy metal traveler. Do you like Hell? Goodness, what an absurd question. Of course you like Hell. Even if you don’t believe in its proper existence (despite the fact that we

[Cover Art by Luca Carey]

Expander – Neuropunk Boostergang Review

</INITIATE.PROTOCOL: (coverART.Awesome!) Music always comes first, here at YourLastRitesCorp, Inc. (GIWR on the heavy metal stock exchange; available in units of RiffCoin only.) But we also recognize that the right image will hook us before

Diamonds & Rust: Death Angel – Act III

[Artwork by Adrian Stubican] Finally hauling Death Angel into the Diamonds & Rust ring and electing to award sacred gem status to an album other than The Ultra-Violence somehow feels… Unseemly? Misguided? Crazier than a

Draghkar – At The Crossroads Of Infinity Review

Blackened thrash is a strange beast. It was certainly, in retrospect, present before the second wave of black metal, but it never really found that tag until after black metal became an established, definitive style.