Tag: Xtreem Music

Lord Divine – Facing Chaos Review

I don’t pretend to be any kind of expert on show business, heavy metal or otherwise, at any level, especially whatever level it is that somehow marks the transition from ordinary to significant. But (and

Purtenance – Paradox of Existence EP Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. For a band that’s been around since essentially 1989, Purtenance has released a surprisingly sparse amount of material. In fact, between 1992 and 2012 they released exactly 0

Drap – Rotten Till Allt Ont Review

Sweden’s Dråp emerged in 2013 with their first full-length, En Naturlig Död (Swedish for “a natural death”), which was written in tribute to vocalist Joachim Lyngfelt’s mother, who passed away from cancer in 2010. En

Detente – Recognize No Authority (Reissue) Review

“The word from the Kremlin today is that any hopes for détente were slim at best…” That faux-newscast intro to Détente’s “Russian Roulette” proved depressingly prophetic, at least in terms of the band’s initial impact.

Deathevokation – The Chalice Of Ages Review

Crude, gurgling beasts with weeping eyes struggling to pull free from slimy alien webbing. Dark, freezing oceans packed with stormy waves crashing on mountainous shores that hang heavy with centuries of moss. Inverted priests gazing

Avulsed – Reanimations Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance This is utterly disappointing. I look in the review queue and see a newAvulsed album. I immediately prepare myself for some dense, guttural, and succulently mushy death metal. Just the kind

Demigod – Slumber of Sullen Eyes (Reissue) Review

The good thing about reissues is that you get a chance to pick up a copy of a disc you probably heard but never found when it was new. But, if you are a reviewer,

The Heretic – Gospel Songs In E Minor Review

Synopsis: Black Symphonic Death and Roll… and a bunch of other pointless descriptors… Review: I lost my original review. Sorry. This was handed in last week, but it never entered the database. My ISP kicked