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The Secret: Agnus Dei
4 out of 5 skulls

The Secret
Agnus Dei

I’ve had the opportunity to check out a couple of The Secret’s earlier albums and, to tell you the truth, they just didn’t impress me […]

Vision of Disorder: The Cursed Remain Cursed
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Vision of Disorder
The Cursed Remain Cursed

It’s been eleven years since these nearly invisible giants of 90’s metal/hardcore/metalcore last released a full-length record. That’s over a decade of wannabe bands leaching […]

Hivesmasher: Gutter Choir
4 out of 5 skulls

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

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 […]

Usurpress: Trenches of the Netherworld
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Trenches of the Netherworld

So, what should one expect from Daniel Ekeroth, the man who wrote Swedish Death Metal, when he straps on his bass, recruits a few other […]

Deadkill: Deadkill EP
3.5 out of 5 skulls


Deadkill, featuring current and past members of several Seattle bands (Himsa and Absolute Monarchs to name a couple), deliver their four-song, self-titled debut EP in […]

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

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 […]

Enabler: All Hail the Void
4 out of 5 skulls

All Hail the Void

Milwaukee-based Enabler have just let loose in the wild their sophomore full-length All Hail the Void, a 35 minute long ferocious assault of sludgy hardcore […]

Ghostlimb: Confluence
3.5 out of 5 skulls


One of the many side projects of the Graf Orlock and Vitriol Records head hauncho, Justin Smith, Ghostlimb has just released their fourth full-length (the […]

Primate: Draw Back a Stump
4 out of 5 skulls

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 […]