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Anaal Nathrakh: Vanitas
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Anaal Nathrakh
Vanitas

Anaal Nathrakh’s 2009 release, In the Constellation of the Black Widow, was a phenomenal album that was easily one of the most violent sounding releases […]

D.I.S. Becoming Wrath
4 out of 5 skulls

D.I.S.
Becoming Wrath

D.I.S., short for Destroyed In Seconds, certainly live up to their moniker with this latest slab of crusty, bruising, buzz-soaked D-beat mayhem, Becoming Wrath. Not […]

Hivesmasher: Gutter Choir
4 out of 5 skulls

Hivesmasher
Gutter Choir

I don’t know jack shit about the Massachusetts sextet Hivesmasher except that they play some seriously nasty, raw grind-core — grind-core that sounds as though […]

The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza: Danza IIII
4 out of 5 skulls

TTDTE
Danza IIII: The Alpha - The Omega

Napalm Death released a double disc compilation of their greatest hits a few years back entitled “Noise for Music’s Sake.” Well, the Tennessean miscreants in […]

Cosmic Vortex: Konspirasi Busuk
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Cosmic Vortex
Konspirasi Busuk

With a name like Indonesia’s Cosmic Vortex, one could sort of expect any sort of music out of this band. Doom? Sure. Pyschodelic mayhem? No […]

Murder Construct: Results
5 out of 5 skulls

Murder Construct
Results

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a couple of years since the release of Murder Construct’s self-titled EP introduction to the world. What those […]

Desalmado: Desalmado
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Desalmado
Desalmado

After first hearing Sao Paulo’s Desalmado on their re-released EP, Hereditas last Fall, I was pretty psyched for what they could potentially do with a […]

Gaza: No Absolutes in Human Suffering
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Gaza
No Absolutes in Human Suffering

The last time we heard from Salt Lake City’s Gaza they were spitting in the eye of God with their critically acclaimed He Is Never […]

Ambassador Gun: Golden Eagle
4 out of 5 skulls

Ambassador Gun
Golden Eagle

Much like Ambassador Gun’s debut release, When In Hell, the band’s follow up sophomore effort is a violent blend of death metal, grind-core, crust, sludge […]

Primate: Draw Back a Stump
4 out of 5 skulls

Primate
Draw Back A Stump

What do you get when you combine the concentrated efforts of members from Brutal Truth (Kevin Sharp on vokills), Mastodon (guitarist Bill Kelliher) and a […]