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Asphyx, Decrepid & NahemiA – London Underworld 25/3/17

There are no shortage of extreme Polish bands that have washed up on our shores and tonight’s proceedings kick off with one NahemiA now based in London. They may well be a black metal band on an otherwise death metal… Continue Reading →

Revel In Flesh – Emissary Of All Plagues (Cyclone Empire)

This German band is one of my favourites within death metal with consistently good releases that stay within the confines of purist deathly filth but always offering something different as this fourth album sees the band delve into more tuneful… Continue Reading →

Soulburn – Earthless Pagan Spirit (Century Media)

You will no doubt be unsurprised to know that I was into this Dutch band nearly 20 years ago when they released ‘Feeding On Angels’ in 1998 and filled the void left by Asphyx and could be classed as the… Continue Reading →

Mercyless – Pathetic Divinity (Kaotoxin)

With the end to this year looking promisingly French with releases from Deathspell Omega and Antaeus placed tantalisingly in its back pocket, it seems timely for some old masters like Mercyless to pave the way with a slab of their… Continue Reading →

Asphyx – Incoming Death (Century Media)

All old school death metal fans know that there are 3 certainties in life. Death, Taxes, and the fact that any album with Martin Van Drunen’s voice on it is sure to have old school beats and a guitar tone… Continue Reading →

Minotaur Head – S/T (War Anthem Records)

This slab of grimness is the debut album of pan-European supergroup Minotaur Head; containing members of various Swedish and Dutch underground extreme metal bands, that any extreme metal fan worth his or her salt will have heard of: Hail Of… Continue Reading →

Desaster – The Oath of an Iron Ritual (Metal Blade)

Renowned for high quality albums such as 2012’s ‘The Arts of Destruction’ – arguably their best yet – Desaster are a metal institution. Cementing their reputation as such is their feral live performance. Boasting the kind of raw, borderline out-of-control… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 7/11/15

A quick meet up with friends who would not be seen again all day in the sprawl of four stages, a mass of people and 27 bands and it’s time to go charging around and trying to watch and cover… Continue Reading →

Bodyfarm – Battle Breed (Cyclone Empire)

Dutch old school death metallers Bodyfarm are back with their third album ‘Battle Breed’. Their previous one – 2013’s ‘The Coming Scourge – was an impressive introduction for this listener, displaying a range of moods and punishing compositions to revel… Continue Reading →

Atomwinter – Iron Flesh (Black Skull)

If you like your death metal to be of the punishingly doomy variety then look no further than German powerhouse Atomwinter’s second full length release Iron Flesh, a relentless and chaotic tour de force that will evoke the inner war… Continue Reading →

Skeletal Remains – Condemned to Misery (F.D.A. Rekotz)

Condemned to Misery is one of those albums that makes you instantly wish you could time travel to your next festival, grab a beer and windmill yourself up a fearsome bangover. Packed full of blast beats, hench groovy riffs and… Continue Reading →

Feral – Where Dead Dreams Dwell (Cyclone Empire)

The old school Swedish death metal clans have multiplied quicker than rats in recent years but that doesn’t stop them from pumping out album after album. Whilst a few manage to tower over others in terms of innovation, Feral, whilst… Continue Reading →

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