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3rd Machine – Quantified Self (Into The Limelight)

Dutch quintet 3rd Machine hail from Haarlem and bring some serious groove metal with heaviness being the main focus of their sound. Gaining good reviews in their homeland and surrounding European nations, their debut “Quantified Self” which features a guest… Continue Reading →

Meshiaak – Alliance Of Thieves (Mascot)

The press release for the debut album from Australia based band Meshiaak peaked my interest. They bill themselves as a super-group, with the most notable name on the list being Drummer Jon Dette who has played with industry heavyweights such… Continue Reading →

Outright Resistance: Me vs. I (S/R)

Outright Resistance are a British Metalcore band with a gratuitous offering of groove laden undercurrents. Having formed in 2011, the five piece have been going from strength to strength, garnering a sizable reputation in both their musical work and their… Continue Reading →

WeaksaW – The Wretched Of the Earth (Lifeforce)

Formed in Montpellier, France back in 2008 and influenced by bands ranging from Behemoth to The Deftones to Origin to Mogwai(?!), WeaksaW have a very different sound. With a very djent-heavy technical approach to metal, the five piece already have… Continue Reading →

Devildriver – Trust No One (Napalm)

Back in the early 2000’s, Nu Metal was booming, baggy jeans, chains, terribly dyed spiked hair… Don’t shake your heads, some of us thought that was cool! Anyway, for those of us who embraced the nu metal period, having grown… Continue Reading →

Sourvein – Aquatic Occult (Metal Blade)

Throughout Sourvein’s long and colourful history, spanning more than 20 years, founding member, T-Roy, has fought to keep the band together amidst personal drama and seemingly endless line-up changes. When you look at albums such as ‘Will to Mangle’ and… Continue Reading →

The Hangman’s Lament – Eye For An Eye (Thorzilla)

Dutch groove laden thrashers The Hangman’s Lament are an interesting bunch. Inspired by Norse mythology, in particular the tale of Odin hanging himself from a tree for a period of days to gain enlightenment, and using their time in previous… Continue Reading →

Impavidus – Impavidus E.P (S/R)

Formed in 2015 from members who formerly appeared in Shadowplay, Driven Apart and My Wooden Pillow, Impavidus are a female-fronted melodic death metal band with copious amounts of groove to them. With their EP finished within their first year of… Continue Reading →

Product Of Hate – Buried In Violence (Napalm)

While this quintet from Wisconsin have been around for 9 or so years, this is their first full length album and delivers 11 fast paced tracks with little remorse. James Murphy mixed and mastered the album giving a really clean… Continue Reading →

Overcharger – All That We Had (Finisterian Dead End)

Who’d have thought that a cracking southern metal sound could come from Bordeaux? I certainly didn’t, but Overcharger, the southern groove metal band with big riffs, big grooves and a dirty raw sleaze vibe prove it can. The four piece… Continue Reading →

IChaos – Masterbleeder (RITF Records)

Four years after their very well received debut ‘The Human Repellent’ I Chaos are back with ‘Masterbleeder’.  Ten tracks of furious thrashing death metal featuring new vocalist, Tobias Borra (ex-Cypher) replacing Harry Van Breda (now in Body Farm). Bearing in… Continue Reading →

Metal Allegiance – S/T (Nuclear Blast)

I’m never really too sure whether assembling a bunch of musicians and getting them to play some songs together is going to actually produce something worth listening to. Sometimes it works, other times not so much. Thankfully this is an… Continue Reading →

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