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Terrorizer – Caustic Attack (The End)

When the status of legendary is bestowed upon a band there are all manner of complications. Although this undying crown brings popularity and bravado it also brings expectation and critique. Many a band has released a stand out testament to… Continue Reading →

Monstrosity -The Passage Of Existence (Metal Blade)

Floridian Death Metal is probably one of the most famous scenes in the Metal world, save for perhaps the Norwegian Black Metal scene. This scene was erupting at the birth of the previous mentioned Black Metal scene however and was… Continue Reading →

Axis Of Despair – Contempt For Man (Southern Lord)

A bit of background here as this Swedish grindcore act has been around for about five years and has released two EPs during that time but also the band is comprised of three ex-members of Coldworker, Oskar Pålsson (bass), Joel… Continue Reading →

Embalmer – Emanations from the Crypt (Hells Headbangers)

Classic American Death Metallers Embalmer have released quite the triumphant return to form with their magnificent latest album Emanations from the Crypt. Packed full of furious levels of speed, deep guttural vocals and a harrowing, morbid undertone throughout, it’s an… Continue Reading →

The Very Metal Diary Of Cleo Howard – Sarah Tipper

Hopefully you have not just heard of the books about fictional metal band Eviscerated Panda by now but have grabbed and devoured them. If not, well they are about a metal act based in Reading England who have over three… Continue Reading →

Vallenfyre – Splinters (Century Media)

Vallenfyre’s debut ‘A Fragile King’ was one of my favourite albums of the past few years, although I wondered whether it would be best left as a standalone body of work. The songs that comprised it were born through grief… Continue Reading →

Black Metal Evolution Of The Cult – Dayal Patterson (Feral House)

It’s fair to say that most books and indeed films tackling the subject of black metal are woefully inadequate. They are either put together by outsiders trying to look in and not fully understanding or integrating with the subject matter,… Continue Reading →

Bones – Sons Of Sleaze (Planet Metal)

These days a lot of what passes for metal is gutless (and nutless), processed, over produced bollocks. God forbid we should hear the drummer getting tired and making the odd mistake, nah we want it super perfect so we trigger… Continue Reading →

Interview – Master

  Master: inspiration behind the name of US grind legends Terrorizer, and the UK magazine of the same name; covered by Napalm Death; forerunners of death metal. Is there any more that needs to be said? Well yes, there is… Continue Reading →

Antigama – Stop the Chaos (Selfmadegod Records)

Polish grindcore/death metal will either be one thing or the other, good or very chaotic and very bad. It is the former thankfully on this latest in a long line of releases by this band. Immediate comparisons come to the… Continue Reading →

Human Cull – Split Second Extinction (Goatprayer Records)

Originally going under the banner of Gran Toucher this UK grind outfit decided to opt for Human Cull as the bands name after endless line ups. With a handful of demo releases and one EP titled “Human Cull”, “Split Second… Continue Reading →

Terrorizer – Interview

You don’t get more groundbreaking or influential in extreme music than Terrorizer. The band’s “World Downfall” still stands as a solid template for past, present and most likely future grind outfits that want to specialise in the genre. Face ripping… Continue Reading →

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