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 22

Show notes: Trepaneringsritalen “All Hail the Black Flame” (Deathward, To The Womb – 2017 – Cold Spring) Teitanblood “Anteinfierno” (Death – 2014 – Norma Evangelium Diaboli / The Ajna Offensive) Foie Gras “Devotee” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) 777 “Across the Abyss” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) Leviathan “The Smoke of Their Torment” (Scar Sighted – 2015 – Profound Lore Records / Devout…

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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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Destruktor : Nailed

Hell’s Headbangers : 2009 Format : CD Some years ago, I reviewed a previous release by Australians Destruktor for another publication. I described the band as having a core of brutal Thrash and Death Metal laced with ferocious Black Metal-influences, resulting in a sound that is so obviously Australian it’s hard to mistake where these…

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Sangraal : Unearthly Night

GoatowaRex – 2006 Format: CD Originally released on cassette by Swedish kvlt label Satanic Propaganda, I’m almost ashamed to say that Sangraal is a band that initially slipped by me. Being a project from the prolific D (Vrolok, Sick, Black Funeral, etc.) and on this release joined by Lurker (Toil. Mord, etc.), I would thought…

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