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Die Choking: III
4 out of 5 skulls

Die Choking

We’re now two decent EPs into the existence of Die Choking and while those releases hinted at the band’s potential, it wasn’t until we finally […]

Noisem: Blossoming Decay
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Blossoming Decay

There comes a time in every young man’s life when the outside world and stresses of career, family and taxes start to take their toll […]

Maruta: Remain Dystopian
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Remain Dystopian

It’s been four years since Maruta’s sophomore effort left me with a cracked spine, cerebral hemorrhaging and a sever lack of confidence in my ability […]

Antigama: The Insolent
3.25 out of 5 skulls

The Insolent

It’s only been a couple of years since Antigama’s Meteor, but it feels as if it’s been so much longer. To say I’ve been missing […]

Die Choking: II
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Die Choking

Die Choking’s self-titled debut EP was a pretty solid grinding, punk-infused and crusty introduction to the band. Their second EP on offer, simply titled II […]

Nader Sadek: The Malefic Chapter III
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Nader Sadek
The Malefic: Chapter III

So, Nader Sadek is the brainchild of a man by the same name, yet he doesn’t perform in the band? I suppose that works. At […]

Vermin Womb: Permanence
4 out of 5 skulls

Vermin Womb

Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire are no more—just a burnt, charred remnant—but like the mythical phoenix, a couple members of the band […]

Die Choking: s/t
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Die Choking
Die Choking

Any time I can get my hands on a grind album or, in this case an EP, I’m going to have a good day. Philly-based […]

Cripple Bastards: Nero In Metastasi
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Cripple Bastards
Nero In Metastasi

One would think that after nearly three decades of pummeling ear drums and spitting in the face of convention that, perhaps, it’s time to mellow […]

Yautja: Songs of Descent
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Songs of Descent

I’m not afraid to admit that when I first played Yautja’s debut full-length, Songs of Descent I was left confused. Perhaps the album cover threw […]