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Through the Eyes of the Dead: Bloodlust
3 out of 5 skulls

Through the Eyes of the Dead

I’ve read a few reviews on this one since purchasing it a couple of months ago and just about every one of them classifies this […]

Byzantine: And They Shall Take Up Serpents
3.5 out of 5 skulls

And They Shall Take Up Serpents

Byzantine‘s second release through Prosthetic records is an improvement on their debut — both in terms of subject matter and musical growth. I really enjoyed […]

Bolt Thrower: Those Once Loyal
3 out of 5 skulls

Bolt Thrower
Those Once Loyal

The last time I bought a Bolt Thrower album, I was just about to graduate high school. The time period at which The IVth Crusade […]

Sworn Enemy: Beginning of the End
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Sworn Enemy
Beginning of the End

I always find it interesting when a hardcore band begins to embrace their inner metal head. Sometimes it works. Most of the time it doesn’t. […]

Bloodbath: Nightmares Made Flesh
4 out of 5 skulls

Nightmares Made Flesh

I can’t honestly say why it’s taken me almost a full year to purchase this album, but it has. And I’m more than pissed at […]

Bleeding Through: The Truth
3 out of 5 skulls

Bleeding Through
The Truth

I’m not a purist in the sense that an underground band should remain below the mainstream radar for its entire existence. I’ve got no problem […]

Blessing the Hogs: The Twelve Gauge Solution
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Blessing the Hogs
The Twelve Gauge Solution

Blessing the Hogs have a sound that is chock full of all kinds of heavy goodness — grind, sludge, noise, thrash. I haven’t heard any […]

With Honor: This is Our Revenge
3 out of 5 skulls

With Honor
This is Our Revenge

The sticker on this album when I purchased it stated, in not so many words, that With Honor was the future of hardcore. Now, that’s […]

Doomriders: Black Thunder
4 out of 5 skulls

Black Thunder

I’ve been meaning to pick this album up for quite some time now and finally got around to doing so a couple of weeks ago. […]

Early Man: Closing In
4 out of 5 skulls

Early Man
Closing In

Typically, I like to listen to an album a good 10-15 times before forming an opinion on it for this site. Sometimes, my initial gut […]