Reviews

Corrections House – Last City Zero Album Review

The phrase “super-group” needs to be put away. It’s come to the point of overuse that the word has lost all its meaning and appears on any old review that happens to feature two or more members of a band

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Simply Fucking Slays…
In All Sorts Of Ways!!!
MALTHUSIAN! – New Song Stream

Do you like to see blood pour out of the walls of your room while you listen to metal? If that is the case, then sit down and take a minute to listen to this track from Irish black metal

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Vertilger… VOM FETISCH DER UNBEIRRTHEIT review

VOM FETISCH DER UNBEIRRTHEIT (VFDU) is… well, I’m not sure what exactly this band is. Their new album, titled Vertilger, is released by the Swedish Temple Of Torturous, a label that has quite a knack for finding and releasing more

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RAZORHEADS:
Black Leather Hounds Review + Stream

New Jersey hellraisers Razorheads sail in on a burst of feedback and get straight to work doling out some rough-as-guts corrosive hardcore that is also insanely catchy. Classic rock riffs and eighties metal swagger are not so much heard as

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Mors Sonat – “Comforts In Atrocity” Review

Most reviews (including my own) of anything Mories-related trip over themselves to mention all the different projects he’s birthed or lent a hand to. While normally I’d lampoon this constant reminder of the man’s profligacy, I’m going to go ahead

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The Embrace of Ruin: Litany of Regrets
Demo MMXIII Review + Stream

LITANY OF REGRETS are four young dudes from Italy and they play a painful, helpless and desperate hybrid of crust, post-punk and black  metal that traces its roots back to Europe’s up and coming neo-crust movement, which is led by

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Hoax – Hoax Album
Review.Footage.Free Download.

Strung out clouds of distortion permeate the record and give it a filthy, Hellhammeresque, quality that I’ve yet to hear from the world of punk. From the violent phlegm filled coughs and industrial churning of the intro, listeners are given

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Gig review: Anciients pre-tour launch at The Biltmore, Vancouver

Vancouver’s Anciients opened the pre-tour launch gig last Friday (27 September 2013) with the first track from their debut album Heart of Oak. An inspiring anthem to dispel the gloom on a rainy night at the Biltmore, “Raise the Sun”

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