Category Archives: death metal

Barren Earth – “A Complex of Cages”

“A Complex of Cages” is the fourth full length album from Finland’s Barren Earth. It’s the second album with vocalist Jón Aldará who was not involved in the writing of the last album “On Lonely Towers.” With the songs on … Continue reading

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Rivers of Nihil – “Where Owls Know My Name”

After hearing their last album “Monarchy” in 2015, I knew Rivers of Nihil had the potential to be incredible. I loved that album but I could easily hear them really getting more progressive with their music. Their new album “Where … Continue reading

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Between the Buried and Me – “Automata I”

I think many people know that I love Between the Buried and Me and that I hate their new record label, Sumerian. Sumerian is one of the shittiest labels on the planet. Why? I don’t have the space to waste … Continue reading

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Monotheist – “Scourge”

Monotheist are not a band for the faint of heart. They play some of the most technical death metal that I’ve heard (and I have heard a lot) and rarely let the listener up for air. What makes them great … Continue reading

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ATHEIST sign worldwide record deal with Agonia Records and announce plans for new upcoming release slated for 2018

American, legendary, technical, metal pioneers ATHEIST have signed a worldwide record deal with the European based label, Agonia Records. The band is expected to release a new studio album, the follow-up to 2010’s critically acclaimed “Jupiter” in mid to late 2018. … Continue reading

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Letters From The Colony – “Vignette”

It would be easy to just lump Letters From The Colony in the djent category with their Swedish countrymen Meshuggah. But Letters From The Colony only use some djent as part of their overall extreme metal/progressive metal sound. There are … Continue reading

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Usurpress – “Interregnum”

I passed on reviewing the last Usurpress album “The Regal Tribe” and it’s one of those times that when I did pass, I knew I had fucked up. My excuse at the time was that I was buried in reviews … Continue reading

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