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Corpsessed: Abysmal Thresholds
4 out of 5 skulls

Abysmal Thresholds

For Finland’s Corpsessed, death metal is more than just an old school regurgitation of past themes and riffage. For their debut full-length, the band couldn’t […]

Trenchrot: Necronomic Warfare
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Necronomic Warfare

The guys in Philadelphia’s Trenchrot may have just come together as a band a couple of years ago, but they play a brand of death […]

Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul: Splatterhash Split
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul
Splatterhash Split

Hot on the trails of another Tankcrimes split EP, we’ve got this four track helping of West Coast meets East Coast death/thrash/hardcore mayhem. Featuring Richmond’s […]

Exhumed / Iron Reagan: split
4 out of 5 skulls

Exhumed / Iron Reagan

I was never really any good at advanced maths like Algebra, Calculus and such, but it stands to reason that if 1 + 1 = […]

Bones: Sons of Sleaze
3.25 out of 5 skulls

Sons of Sleaze

Their self-titled debut album floored me to a degree. It fit right in with the then fresh wave of New Old School Death Metal that […]

Demonical: Darkness Unbound
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Demonical: Darkness Unbound
Darkness Unbound

Originally spawned from the ashes of Centinex, Johan Jansson (guitars & vocals), Martin Schulman (bass) and Ronnie Bergerståhl (drums) reconvened with Demonical with the sole […]

Pestilence: Obsideo
4 out of 5 skulls


I’m going to be honest here, and probably show my age in the process, but I haven’t listened to a Pestilence album since purchasing Consuming […]

Noothgrush/Coffins: split
3.5 out of 5 skulls


Crusty, sludgy doom. That’s what you’re going to find on this split EP from Oakland’s Noothgrush and the indomitable Coffins. These five songs plunder and […]

Obliteration: Black Death Horizon
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Black Death Horizon

Dudes. Obliteration. How have I not crossed paths with these Norwegian psychopaths yet?! Black Death Horizon is the band’s third full-length and the seven songs […]

Tyrants Blood: Into the Kingdom of Graves
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Tyrants Blood
Into the Kingdom of Graves

I always assumed that Canadians were nice and polite, but after listening to Tyrants Blood‘s latest full-length, I’m starting to think that they aren’t really […]