Archive for the Century Media Category
Of all European Black Metal artists, Samael were one of the first (if not the first at all) to open the way to the so-called “Second Wave”. These musicians took the bloody atmosphere of Slayer and the carnage theatre put to scene by Possessed, and mixed it up with a […]
City is the second album by Canadian extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad. It was released on February 11, 1997. The album was re-released in 2007 with several bonus tracks and altered cover art. Frontman Devin Townsend assembled a permanent lineup of Strapping Young Lad to record City, including prolific […]
Fortunately, Mercyless remain as brutal here as they did on the debut, not going the “wimp out” direction that some death metal bands did at this stage. Here, the band enlisted the noted skills of leading death metal producer Colin Richardson to man the soundboard this time around, resulting in […]
San Diego’s feverish psych rock revivalists have returned with another bong-sparking blowout, packed to the brim with blazing tempos, cartwheeling jams and the wild-eyed shredding of frontman Parker Griggs. Their fifth effort , and their first on Century Media.
Swedish Death Metallers THE LURKING FEAR are releasing their debut album “Out Of The Voiceless Grave” via Century Media Records. “‘Out Of The Voiceless Grave’ ticks all the death metal boxes: from pummelling riffs to haunting growls, they certainly know how to produce a devastating sonic experience.” – Kerrang (UK)
After nearly three dedicated decades, guitarist/songwriter Jon Schaffer, drummer Brent Smedley, vocalist Stu Block, bassist Luke Appleton, and new guitarist Jake Dreyer have assembled the fiercest Iced Earth record since 1996 milestone The Dark Saga and 1998’s chart-blazer Something Wicked This Way Comes. Titled Incorruptible, Iced Earth’s twelfth record is […]
The ferocious twelve new tracks on “Fear Those Who Fear Him” include uncompromising, grinding two-minute-bursts as well as the most miserable, gloomiest doom the band has ever created.