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Magrudergrind: Rehashed
3 out of 5 skulls


In the mood for some in-your-face, ferociously quick grindcore and thrash? Well, Baltimore based Magrudergrind have a temperment to suit what you’re looking for. Blasting […]

Diskreet: Infernal Rise
3 out of 5 skulls

Infernal Rise

DISKREET is billed as a technical death metal act. Sure there are some instances of DESPISED ICON start and stop brutality, but these guys from […]

Dying Fetus: War of Attrition
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Dying Fetus
War of Attrition

“at·tri·tion: a wearing down or weakening of resistance, esp. as a result of continuous pressure or harassment” We can certainly agree that there is no […]

Thumbscrew: Within Hearts of Redemption
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Within Hearts of Redemption

Thumbscrew has a pretty interesting mix of influences heard in their brand of noise/metal. There’s a good amount of Dillinger Escape Plan technicality, Converge’s raw, […]

Napalm Death: Smear Campaign
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Napalm Death
Smear Campaign

Napalm Death’s recent releases have harkened back to a time in their history when their music was raw, angry, defiant and caustic. Their recent resurgence […]

Cattle Decapitation: Karma. Bloody. Karma
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Cattle Decapitation
Karma. Bloody. Karma

What goes around, comes around — delivered in the form of death metal and grindcore fueled chaos. On previous releases, Cattle Decapitation‘s message was one […]

Misery Index: Discordia
3 out of 5 skulls

Misery Index

Combining aspects of death, thrash, and grind with a little hardcore thrown in for good measure, Misery Index, bring more than expected to the chopping […]

Blessing the Hogs: The Twelve Gauge Solution
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Blessing the Hogs
The Twelve Gauge Solution

Blessing the Hogs have a sound that is chock full of all kinds of heavy goodness — grind, sludge, noise, thrash. I haven’t heard any […]

Despised Icon: The Healing Process
4 out of 5 skulls

Despised Icon
The Healing Process

Despised Icon plays a style of metal that is technical and pounding. The sound on this album can only be described as immense. It’s got […]

Premonitions of War: Glorified Dirt/The True Face of Panic
2 out of 5 skulls

Premonitions of War
Glorified Dirt/The True Face of Panic

For fans of the band that were expecting a full album on the latest release, you may be a little disappointed. This album is essentially […]