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Agoraphobic Nosebleed: Arc
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Agoraphobic Nosebleed

I’ve said it before and i’m sure I’ll annoy you with it again in the future, but I absolutely love the EP format. It allows […]

Autopsy: Skull Grinder
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Skull Grinder

What can be said about Autopsy that hasn’t already been said before. The American death metal stalwarts are as dependable and as complete as the […]

Mohicans: Mohicans
3.75 out of 5 skulls


The self-titled debut from Mohicans, a quartet from San Francisco, is packed with infectious, metallic hardcore and an influential smattering from the likes of Mastadon, […]

Hooded Menace: Darkness Drips Forth
4 out of 5 skulls

Hooded Menace
Darkness Drips Forth

Four songs. That’s all you get with Hooded Menace’s latest full-length, but have no fear, these four tracks weigh in at a mighty 42 minutes […]

With The Dead: With The Dead
4 out of 5 skulls

With The Dead
With The Dead

When word for With the Dead’s formation spread, oozing through the metal world, to say that folks were excited would be a bit of an […]

Die Choking: III
4 out of 5 skulls

Die Choking

We’re now two decent EPs into the existence of Die Choking and while those releases hinted at the band’s potential, it wasn’t until we finally […]

Black Breath: Slaves Beyond Death
3.25 out of 5 skulls

Black Breath
Slaves Beyond Death

To put in bluntly, I’m a huge fan of Black Breath’s first two full-lengths. Heavy Breathing and the outstanding Sentenced to Live were full of […]

Horrendous: Anareta
4.5 out of 5 skulls


It’s hard to believe that this is the third full-length from upstarts Horrendous in three years. And each year the trio gets better and better, […]

Noisem: Blossoming Decay
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Blossoming Decay

There comes a time in every young man’s life when the outside world and stresses of career, family and taxes start to take their toll […]

Maruta: Remain Dystopian
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Remain Dystopian

It’s been four years since Maruta’s sophomore effort left me with a cracked spine, cerebral hemorrhaging and a sever lack of confidence in my ability […]