Archive for the Metal Category
The long out of print Doom Metal classic Sun Meditation, by cult German band Naevus, will be available on vinyl for the first time from October 27th 2017. It is a limited pressing in gatefold sleeve with insert. Sun Meditation was originally released on CD only by Rise Above records back […]
Mournful and atmospheric, Suici.De.pression succeeds where many others have failed thanks to its superb sense of melody and ominous pacing. Co-released by Fallen Empire Records and Eisenwald. The vinyl edition is presented on a reverse board gatefold jacket with silver ink, thick printed inner-sleeve on reverse board with silver print, […]
“First conceived in 2009, TCHORNOBOG is not a worship of the Slavic “Black God”. It is a result of heavy meditation in a desert landscape from the perspective of a vessel mountain which harbors a nest for the Mind’s Eye to be imprisoned. I witnessed—without any hope of my eye […]
The vessel LVTHN ventures deeper into the Spheres of Madness on this MLP, all in honor of the Arachnid aspects of The Dark Mother. The Spider Goddess takes you on a 25-minute long intense downward swirl into insanity.
Ultra-sick blackened grind from Memphis. Features members of Memphis’ INCINERATION and ex-HIS HERO IS GONE guy PAT, who played on the best HHIG stuff (first LP and 7″) and ex-His Hero is Gone guy CARL’s fine art, who painted the covers on the best HHIG stuff (first LP and 7″) […]
ION is the fifth full-length album from enigmatic Australian avant-garde death metal surrealists Portal. This is the band’s most intense and experimental release to date, an album not for the faint of heart and / or mind.
Death Is Proof of Satan’s Power is the debut full length from Springfield, Missouri based blackened metal miscreants Vaultwraith. Though they didn’t release anything until their debut demo dropped in 2016, they apparently trace their history back to somewhere around 2012 when legendary Nunslaughter drummer Jim Sadist joined the band. Everything about […]
During the two-year interim separating Harmony Corruption from Napalm Death‘s previous album, the band totally revamped its lineup and its sound as well, moving toward the more expansive horizons of standard death metal. This move inspired quite a bit of debate among fans. Napalm Death had been — and will always be — the definitive […]
Released in 1993, this album is the first release from the legendary Dissection. One of the corner stones of modern melodic extreme metal, this album absolutely delivers in the form of thrilling leads and harmonies yet with a more brutal approach to the music.
On “Charnel Passages”, one will witness CRUCIAMENTUM deliver their strongest material to date. Taking their paradigm of virulent, crawling dark death metal majesty and creating a massive opus with a strong, warm, clear production (courtesy of Greg Chandler and his Priory Recording Studios) while maintaining that old school death metal […]
Centuries’ second album on Southern Lord. “The Lights Of This Earth Are Blinding is a dark album that carries a theme of constant self-doubt. It follows how we choose to accept our loses and the reaction to life, as well as the journey we take to make peace with the demons […]
“The Dead Shall Inherit” is the debut full-length studio album by US death metal act Baphomet. The album was released through Deaf Records (sub-label to Peaceville Records) in May 1992. The band was formed in 1987 and they used the Baphomet name until 1992 when they were forced to change […]
Mind the Drift is the third studio album by heavy metal band Big Business. Jared Waren (Karp) and Coady Willis (Murder City Devils) formed Big Business in 2003 in Seattle, Washington. They released their first two full-length albums in 2005 (Head For The Shallow) and in 2007 (Here Come the Waterworks). […]
The timeline of writing and recording Here Come the Waterworks is intertwined with the band’s move to Los Angeles to play with the Melvins. Although Jared and Coady had not yet toured with the Melvins, they were living and practicing in L.A., and had just recorded (a)Senile Animal with the legendary and highly-influential doom […]