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Deiphago: Filipino Antichrist
4 out of 5 skulls

Deiphago
Filipino Antichrist

At first I’d planned on breaking this album down track by track, like I traditionally do with reviews for this here site, but sweet mother […]

Gaza: He Is Never Coming Back
4 out of 5 skulls

Gaza
He Is Never Coming Back

Take the crushing, noisy punishment of Premonitions of War, the bruising mosh and blasts of Burnt By The Sun, the angst and venom of Unsane […]

the_Network: Bishop Kent Manning
3.5 out of 5 skulls

the_Network
Bishop Kent Manning

More often then naught, the words “conceptual piece” induce a dry heaving gag reflex in many a metal fan — stirring the thick yellow bile […]

Celeste: Misanthrope(S)
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Celeste
Misanthrope(S)

Immediately upon hitting play on Celeste‘s Misanthrope(S) a massive wall of discordant sound erupts from the speakers. Distorted, fully textured guitars plunder your eardrums as […]

Anaal Nathrakh: In The Constellation of The Black Widow
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Anaal Nathrakh
In The Constellation of The Black Widow

I’d be lying if I said that I was at all familiar with this British duo. In fact, I’m down right pissed that I haven’t […]

The Boy Will Drown: Fetish
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Boy Will Drown
Fetish

One listen to Fetish, the debut effort from this UK four piece and you’re sure to be left dizzy, angry and confused. Upon several listens, […]

Kylesa: Static Tensions
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Kylesa
Static Tensions

Either I’m experiencing a shift in my own musical tastes, or the crusty-stone-doom genre has exploded with stellar releases lately. Seriously, the latest from this […]

Swamp Thing: In Shame
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Swamp Thing
In Shame

Fast and angry is not the only way to go through life. It’s… No, wait. I take that back. It is the only way to […]

Harpoon: Double Gnarly/Triple Suicide
4 out of 5 skulls

Harpoon
Double Gnarly / Triple Suicide

Harpoon‘s interpretation of grind-core may be a bit different than your typical metalhead’s view. Sure, you’ve got your programmed drumming, your fuzzy and distorted guitars […]

United Nations: s/t
4 out of 5 skulls

United Nations
United Nations

Taking elements of grind-core, power violence and influences from the likes of Converge and At The Drive-in, United Nations let loose with a chaotic, aggressive bit of discordant metal. This disc hits violently and often with distortion, screams, bellows and bruising rhythms.