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Enabler: Shift of Redemption
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Shift of Redemption

Just as Zozobra recently did with their latest EP, Milwaukee’s Enabler has released Shift of Redemption, a four track EP not only announcing line-up additions, […]

Zozobra: Savage Masters
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Savage Masters

It’s been a solid five years since we last encountered Zozobra, the Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Old Man Gloom) side project that produced a pretty […]

Nails: Abandon All Life
4 out of 5 skulls

Abandon All Life

There are some albums that one encounters that you can simply toss in the stereo, sit back comfortably in your smoking jacket and just listen […]

Iron Reagan: Worse Than Dead
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Iron Reagan
Worse Than Dead

What do you get you when combine the melodic death metal forces from a couple of former Darkest Hour members with the neo-party thrash found […]

The Resistance: Rise From Treason
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Resistance
Rise From Treason

So, if you were to hazard a guess as to what an EP containing material from the likes of founding and former members of In […]

Clamfight: I Versus the Glacier
4 out of 5 skulls

I Versus the Glacier

I can’t say that I’ve ever seen a couple of clams (or any other mollusk, for that matter) throw down and beat the shit out […]

Baptists: Bushcraft
4 out of 5 skulls


I had received the self-titled EP from Vancouver’s Baptists a couple of years ago (I think) and while I remember it being fairly solid, it […]

Strife: Witness a Rebirth
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Witness a Rebirth

A quick glance around this site and one can’t help but notice that I’ve been listening to a hell of a lot of death metal […]

Massgrav: Still the Kings
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Still the Kings

I’m not all that familiar with Sweden’s Massgrav, but if the 19 minutes of crusty, grinding mayhem that is spewed out of these 19 songs […]

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

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 […]