Tag: Transcending Obscurity

Replicant – Infinite Mortality Review

[Cover art by Alli Tuttle] Have you ever hung out with a dumb, smart person? You know, the kind of person that will blow your mind by saying one of the most compellingly intelligent things

Defect Designer – Chitin Review

[Cover art by Ian Miller] Here’s a one-image review of Chitin, the latest full length from Defect Designer: Oh, do you require more information? Okie dokie. Here we go… Defect Designer’s lineup has shifted considerably

Sepulchral Curse – Abhorrent Dimensions Review

It’s sort of a given that album release PR is going to be loaded with a lot of exaggerated praise—you temper much of that as both a listener and a critic. But here, with respect

Dead and Dripping – Blackened Cerebral Rifts Review

[Cover Art by Jason Wayne Barnett] More like blackened cerebral RIFFS, amirite? Now that we got that idiocy out of the way, I’d like to talk about Key & Peele, the delightful sketch comedy show

Gateway – Galgendood Review

Having zero familiarity with Gateway – a one-person doom/death band from Belgium – didn’t keep me from diving right into the slime that is Galgendood. Seriously, this thing is thick with the stuff. And not

Frozen Dawn – The Decline Of The Enlightened Gods Review

With all due respect to the late Mariusz Lewandowski and the art chosen to adorn the cover of Frozen Dawn’s fourth record, The Decline of the Enlightened Gods, it’s a mite off for this sound.

Ernia – How To Deal With Life And Fail Review

[Cover art by Xabier Sagasta] The orthodoxy of grindcore means that pushing too far away from the core will often lead to a band no longer being considered part of the genre (see: Wake). That

Defect Designer – Neanderthal Review

Here’s an undeniably sexy way to start a review of some heavy metal music: sometimes what ends up shaping one’s impression of a piece of music is dictated much more by the frame of reference