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Ares Kingdom: Incendiary
4 out of 5 skulls

Ares Kingdom
Incendiary

Formed in 1996 after the dissolution of Order of Chaos, guitarist Chuck Keller and drummer Mike Miller started Ares Kingdom and remained relatively unheard of […]

Lair of the Minotaur: Evil Power
4 out of 5 skulls

Lair of the Minotaur
Evil Power

Where War Metal Battle Master saw the band deftly wielding a blood and skull fragment bejeweled battle axe, Lair of the Minotaur‘s latest sludgy offering […]

Heathen: The Evolution of Chaos
4 out of 5 skulls

Heathen
The Evolution of Chaos

It’s been nearly 20 years since Bay Area thrashers Heathen released an album. Now, that’s not to say that the band has been entirely dormant […]

Disfigured Dead: Visions of Death
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Disfigured Dead
Visions of Death

High octane, raw and violent while echoing the likes of Death and Autopsy is no way to go through life. For this New York thrashing […]

Natron: Rot Among Us
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Natron
Rot Among Us

Natron have been in the Italian death metal game for about 17 years now. Rot Among Us is their first album in five years — […]

Ramming Speed: Brainwreck
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Ramming Speed
Brainwreck

Originally formed in 2005 as Despotic Robot, this small band of maniacs from Massachusetts have finally gotten around to unleashing their first full length album […]

Black Breath: Razor to Oblivion
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Black Breath
Razor to Oblivion

Like the wretched, bastard offspring of Metallica, Discharge and Bathory bashed over the head with sludge and doom, Seattle’s Black Breath debut EP Razor to […]

Expulsion: Wasteworld
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Expulsion
Wasteworld

Following the release of their debut EP, The Mass Insanity, Expulsion went into hiding for four years, sharpening their skills and gearing up to deliver […]

Destruktor: Nailed
3 out of 5 skulls

Destruktor
Nailed

In the mood for a little lo-fi blackened death metal with a flare for the blasphemous? Then Australia’s Destruktor may be just what the witch […]

The Accused: The Curse of Martha Splatterhead
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Accused
The Curse of Martha Splatterhead

Heralded as a driving force amongst the early 80’s crossover movement, punk thrashers The Accused are back with their latest helping of caustic metal, The […]