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Meek is Murder: Onward / Into the Sun
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Meek is Murder
Onward / Into the Sun

Onward / Into the Sun, the latest helping from Meek is Murder, is actually a double EP release. This offering is described as the band’s […]

Pyrithion – The Burden of Sorrow
3 out of 5 skulls

Pyrithion
The Burden of Sorrow

I wonder if Tim Labesis of As I Lay Dying fame knew that he was headed toward some legal trouble (google it) when he created […]

Pristina: Hopeless • Godless
4 out of 5 skulls

Pristina
Hopeless • Godless

Sweet merciful fuck. This is not the same Pristina that put out the very raw and young Boner Jams ’07 in 2007. Nor is even […]

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 […]

Stigma: Concerto for the Undead
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Stigma
Concerto for the Undead

Stigma‘s 2008 debut album, When Midnight Strikes was a great introduction to the band’s horror film fueled melodic death metal. The horror fan schtick is […]

Walking With Strangers: Buried, Dead and Done
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Walking With Strangers
Buried, Dead and...

I was almost to the point where I was ready to write off listening to metalcore anymore, but then this disc by five dudes from […]

The Empire Shall Fall: Awaken
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Empire Shall Fall
Awaken

No offense to Howard Jones (you’re a killer front man), but Killswitch Engage was never the same (at least for me) after Jesse Leach left […]

The Perennial: Dissension
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Perennial
Dissension

We reviewed The Perennial‘s last EP The Disparagement Of Indifference and were pretty impressed with what the band had to offer. This time around, their […]

Merauder: God Is I
4 out of 5 skulls

Merauder
God Is I

Merauder, one of the originators of what has spawned into modern day metalcore, are back with an unbridled vengeance and their best offering since 1996’s […]

Whisteria Cottage: Heathen
3 out of 5 skulls

Whisteria Cottage
Heathen

It was about this time last year that I first was introduced to Whisteria Cottage through their recently released demo — I recall being fairly […]