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Venenum : Trance of Death

2017 : Sepulchral Voice Records / The Ajna Offensive Format : LP / CD Now that I’ve been able to sit down with it for a bit, I’ve been struggling to find words for this one. I know a bunch of people were [...]

March 18, 2017 Reviews

Episode 20

Show notes: Night Profound “Night of Blood & Ash” (Evocatio Nox – 2016 – Not Just Religious Music) Grave Pleasures “Deadenders” (Funeral Party 7″ – 2016 – Secret Trees) Coffinshade “March to the Cliffs” (Demo – 2016 – Tour de Garde) [...]

November 25, 2016 Plaguecast

Vorum : Current Mouth

2015 : Sepulchral Voice Records Format : CD A few years ago I was introduced to the archaic and decaying sounds of Sweden’s Vorum by one of the members of the USA’s young but no doubt legendary Death Metal duo, [...]

August 3, 2015 Reviews

Genocide Shrines : Manipura Imperial Deathevokovil (Scriptures of Reversed Puraana Dharmurder)

2015 : Vault Of Dried Bones Format : CD I first heard Genocide Shrines when they released their debut MLP, Devanation Monumentemples through Cyclopean Eye and Iron Bonehead Productions a few years back. Hailing from Sri Lanka, Genocide Shrines offers [...]

April 28, 2015 Reviews

ZOM : Flesh Assimilation

2014 : Invictus Productions / Dark Descent Format : CD I was first introduced to ZOM shortly after the first demo was reissued on wax a year or two ago by Invictus Productions. After that I picked up the two [...]

January 24, 2015 Reviews

Nechbeyth : Blood.Axis.Domination

2011 / 2014 : Vrykoblast Productions / Nuclear War Now! Format : CD / LP If the album art depicting various demons wielding tridents, vultures, gasmasks, the severed head of Christ, and Baphomet astride a giant inverted cross didn’t already [...]

April 7, 2014 Reviews

Impetuous Ritual : Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence

2014 : Profound Lore Format : CD I have to begin this review by stating that I’m tired of seeing the Portal comparisons. Anyone with an educated ear for this genre of music will be able to tell you that [...]

March 30, 2014 Reviews

Teitanblood : Death

.: The following originally appeared in anti-matter’s Temple de Muerte zine :. 2014 : Norma Evangelium Diaboli / The Ajna Offensive Format : 2xLP / CD I don’t think any band within the past decade has seen as much hype as Teitanblood [...]

March 13, 2014 Reviews

Irkallian Oracle : Grave Ekstasis

.: The following originally appeared in anti-matter’s Temple de Muerte zine :. 2013 : Nuclear War Now! Productions Format : LP/CD I’m all about being completely immersed in a recording. To me those kinds of records are the ones that [...]

February 27, 2014 Reviews

Lie in Ruins : Towards Divine Death

.: The following originally appeared in anti-matter’s Temple de Muerte zine :. 2014 : Dark Descent Records Format : 2xLP/CD Dark Descent by now, has already established itself as a label responsible for some of the greatest releases in recent [...]

January 1, 2014 Reviews

Corpsessed : Abysmal Thresholds

.: The following originally appeared in anti-matter’s Temple de Muerte zine :. 2014 : Dark Descent Records Format : LP/CD I think at this point it’s safe to say that 2013 is officially over. With “eco-friendly” hipster metal (that somehow [...]

December 26, 2013 Reviews

Hellvetron : Death Scroll of Seven Hells and Its Infernal Majesties

.: The following originally appeared in anti-matter’s Temple de Muerte zine :. 2012 : Hells Headbangers Format : LP/CD Every now and then we’re given a record that is crafted in a very intricate way by individuals that ooze nothing [...]

December 9, 2013 Reviews