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Phobia – Generation Coward Review

How do you put a band like Phobia in context? Nearly three decades old, with a single/split catalog that makes it almost impossible to really dig in deep to their whole career–at least if you

Ceremony of Silence – Outis Review

The landlocked country of Slovakia doesn’t always make headlines in metal the way Finland, South America and the United States do. But, when Slovakia decides that it’s time to make a splash they certainly ante

Abysmal Torment – The Misanthrope Review

Malta. Home of the storied falcon. If you have not checked out that flick, you should. It is incredibly cool. Dated, but still freshly snarky and with unmatchable performances by Bogart, Lorre, and Greenstreet, whose

Slug Life: An Interview With Matt Moss Of Slugdge

Recently, a Last Rites-funded team of archaeologists made a surprising discovery, an ancient text hidden away in a cave, clearly foretelling of the rise of Mollusca and the latest album by his celestial emissaries, the

Daemusinem – Thy Ungodly Defiance Review

Throughout its history, death metal has been warped and molded into any number of permutations, with several different dials that bands can twist to arrive at their desired destination. Need more artsy avant-gardery? Turn up

Gigan – Undulating Waves of Rainbiotic Iridescence Review

Originally written by Chris Redar Gigan is slowly but surely losing touch with this planet. With each subsequential release, Eric Hersemann and co (featuring longtime drummer Nate Cotton and new vocalist Jerry Kavouriaris) separate from

Pyrrhon – What Passes For Survival Review

So as not to be accused of burying the lede: Pyrrhon’s third album What Passes for Survival is another disgusting triumph, equal parts expansive and claustrophobic. Here, however, are a few stray thoughts from the

Phobia – Lifeless God Review

These are good times for pissed-off political grind. And there are few better purveyors of such than SoCal’s erstwhile Phobia. Now in their twenty-seventh year, Phobia still bashes heads with the best of them, their blend