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Skeleton – Skeleton (20 Buck Spin)

I call myself a Metalhead because I think that probably best suits my musical taste, I mean don’t get me wrong I listen to some weird stuff. One minute I’m listening to Manowar the next Eurovision songs (I probably just… Continue Reading →

Statiqbloom – Beneath the Whelm (Metropolis)

Statiqbloom are about hard beats, haunting, hallucinogenic, post-industrial electronics. With this information I prepared for my trip. The scene is set with the industrial sound of chaos. Dark thumping electro with whispering vocals signal “Alcestis”. This takes me back to… Continue Reading →

Stygian Crown – Stygian Crown (Cruz Del Sur)

Right off the bat, Stygian Crown’s public relations information had me frothing at the mouth in anticipation. I hadn’t heard of them myself, but the band describe their own sound as “Candlethrower”; a melding of influences from Candlemass and Bolt… Continue Reading →

Dismalimerence – Tome: 1 (Transcending Records)

Can black metal be romantic? Dismalimerence form Chicago, Illinois, are saying that it can and they are doing a pretty good job at showing us how. From the band name to the album’s subject, the artwork and the music, their… Continue Reading →

Pale Divine – Consequence of Time (Cruz Del Sur)

Maybe it’s a lockdown thing as self-confinement injects a mellowing effect on my musical pursuits… Maybe I’ve just been forced to soften the edges of my musical horizons to have any hope of playing heavy metal on the collective house… Continue Reading →

VoidCeremony – Entropic Reflections Continuum: Dimensional Unravel (20 Buck Spin)

Literally if you like extreme music and don’t like Death Metal at this point I have to ask the question, why? It’s so broad, perhaps broader than any other genre, to the point where two people can be avid fans… Continue Reading →

Fleshvessel – Bile Of Man Reborn (I, Voidhanger Records)

This release has already seen the light of day by the band in January of this year as a digital release but has been picked up by the Italian label for a limited CD run as far as I know…. Continue Reading →

Ulthar – Providence (20 Buck Spin)

Well, we ended last album Cosmovore with a 13-minute track and we start Ulthar’s 2nd album with one just over 2. As it batters in full of gnarly chops, thudding drums and guttural vocals one could assume, if not having… Continue Reading →

Mordred – Volition (Independent)

I’m actually surprised I was never more of a Mordred fan in my youth. It probably has more to do with only ever seeing their albums once or twice in ZA and never getting a chance to actively listening to… Continue Reading →

Eye of Nix – Ligeia (Prophecy Productions)

“Ligeia” according to some frantic research, is both the name of a Siren who appeared in works by both Virgil and Homer and the name of the lead character in a short story by American horror master Edgar Allan Poe…. Continue Reading →

-(16)- Dream Squasher (Relapse Records)

Despite having a name that’s a copy editor’s worst nightmare (no, these reviews are not copy edited and all grammatical errors, trite phrases, oft repeated tropes and typos are purely down to the writer here), 16 have been around since… Continue Reading →

Rotting Kingdom – A Deeper Shade of Sorrow (Godz ov War)

I reviewed Rotting Kingdom’s three track EP back in early 2018 (remember those relatively sane times, readers?), giving it a hefty 8/10, and wanting to hear more. Well, with just a couple of years in the old time-bank, the Kentuckian… Continue Reading →

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