Wülfskol : Hellshock

2017 : Heretic Thorns Format : CD For a lot of us into “extreme metal”, the forefathers that shaped our listening habits are pretty well entrenched as legends in the overall music landscape: The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig, Motörhead, Slayer, Bathory, et al, what I guess the youngins now call Dad Rock, but fuck all of those…

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Episode 21

Show notes: Perturbator “Cult of 2112” (The Uncanny Valley – 2016 – Blood Music) Anji Cheung “Phillip Traum” (Hypatia – 2016 – Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere.) Dynatron “Wormhole” (Escape Velocity – 2016 – Blood Music) Nox Formulae “Yezidic Nox Formulae” (The Hidden Paths To Black Ecstasy – 2016 – Dark Descent) Tommy ’86 “Citymutilation” (Transhumanism – 2016 – Blood…

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Alucarda : Raw Howls

2015 : Caligari Records Format : Cassette Caligari Records thus far has been a “tape only” label consistently releasing some of the most diverse and killer stuff going. Seriously, everything they put to tape sells out in no time. Besides getting old, fat and lazy, that’s why I never review any of it. Reviewing a sold…

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Akatharsia ‎: Akatharsia

2014 : Psychic Violence Format : Cassette Psychic Violence is a small DIY label out of Oakland, CA ran by Kyle Morgan of Ash Borer, Predatory Light and probably about 15 other bands I don’t know about including Akatharsia (but the latter being a guess). I usually don’t bother reviewing PV releases because the runs are…

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Chaos Order : Vultures

2013 : Fly The Light Records Format : 7″ Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit I’m completely out of touch when it comes to modern Hardcore. For me that genre pretty much began and ended in the early 80’s. When I hear someone say “Hardcore” now, I immediately think of karate dancing jackasses…

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Birth A.D. : I Blame You

2013 : Unspeakable Axe Records Format : CD After what seemed like an eternity of waiting, Birth A.D. are finally back. Now saying something like “it was worth the wait” is cheesy and lame, but guess what? It was worth the wait. Really, really worth it. I’m talking “damn, this is the best cheeseburger I’ve ever…

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Speedwolf : Ride With Death

2011 : Hells Headbangers Format: LP/CD With only a demo tape and two 7 inches under their bullet belts, these Mile High City desperadoes have succeeded in unleashing one of my top ten albums of last year. Seriously, not a week goes by that either the vinyl or the plastic isn’t getting some rotation. There’s…

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