Energumen – Void Spiritualism Review + Stream

Energumen are from Switzerland and have nothing Swiss about their three-song EP. Anybody take a shot at guessing what Switzerland typically reminds people of? How about Roger Federer, Swiss army knives, Swiss banks and Swiss cheese? I don’t hear anyone saying Energumen, but that should change.

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Sacred Leather – Hunger In The Night EP Review

Holy cow! Am I listening to Midnight, one of Hell’s Headbangers’ unholiest bands? This is spirited, blackened heavy metal like few bands can make. The band’s name is Sacred Leather, and their Hunger In The Night two track album is as whiplash-inducing as getting rear-ended over and over by some six year old kid in a Camaro.

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Pummeling D-Beat! SKEMÄTA Review + Stream

From the opening track, “What Lies Ahead,” you know you are in for a destructive force, and by the second song you realize you might be hearing some of the best riffs since IMPALERS Psychedelic Snutskallar LP.

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Napalm Death “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” Review + Stream

To a young metal head reared on a steady diet of Mercyful Fate and Iron Maiden, Napalm Death seemed to be the only metal band punk rock kids listened to, and were thus deemed inferior. After all, where were the haunted houses and devils on their album covers? After junior year, a girl said to me, “There’s this band you might like called Christian Death…” and my life was changed, and many such oversights have since been rectified.

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Legion of Andromeda – Sociopathic Infestation
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WTF!? Legion of Andromeda might be an apt name for this band, considering their music is

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Convict All Flesh: THOABATH – “Through Smoke and Feathers” Review

THOABATH is a solo electronic/ambient/noise project by Andy Way, who most of you should know for

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Death Soaked DOOM!
Malsanctum – Metamorbid Fetishization Review

If cover art alone were to be the sole emphasis for what goes on a metalhead’s

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Suffocating Death/Doom! Harvest Gulgaltha – I Review + Stream

I must have been Nostradamus if I had predicted that Nuclear War Now! Productions would dish

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Ghast – Dread Doom Ruin Review + Stream

Label: Todestrieb Records I love a good band when I hear one. We go into the depths

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No Hope: I WANNA DIE – Self Titled Demo Review + Stream

I WANNA DIE are a new hardcore punk band from Oakland, California – notoriously the home

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Diocletian – Gesundrian Review + Stream

Some bands use gimmicks. Some bands use hype. But not Diocletian. Not in the least bit.

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Sonance’s Blackflower Review + Stream

This Bristol-birthed sludge fest has a fetish for atmosphere. You might say it borders on post-rock,

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