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Buzzsaw. It’s doubtful there’s ever been a single word more on-the-nose for describing a guitar’s tone. It metaphorically captures the violent brutality of the music associated with it, but at the same time literally describes the timbre and pitch of the tone. And though the word goes hand-in-hand with Swedish

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Henry Kane is the solo vessel of Jonny Peterson, mainly known from Wombbath, along with a myriad of other projects. Peterson’s goal with Henry Kane appears to be a reinterpretation of Swedish, old-school death metal, with a few interesting twists and turns. To that end his debut album, Den Forstorda

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Simple but well-executed, Kriegzittern and Minenfeld take the basic death metal template well-known to fans of Hail of Bullets and make it their own. In fact, it would be presumptuous to assume that either band was inspired by Hail of Bullets. They are inspired by war themes, but they both

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The corpse of old-school death metal still looms large over the metal scene, a number of years after the new wave of old-school death metal trend washed back into the underground like the raw, putrid sewage it was meant to be. Suitably underground, intense, and Scandinavian-influenced, another set of landmark

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Pulverised Records offers another Swedeath throwback effort, this time Under the Church’s suitably titled, Rabid Armageddon. Rabid, it does seem. The album is a rocking romper stomper, full of punk-influenced riffs that gallop at thrash pace. Rabid Armageddon is yet another quality outing by Under The Church. Spawned out of

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The next in a line of upper-tier old-school death metal reviews for the CVLT. What we have here is a band called Atavisma and their Where Wolves Once Dwelled mini-album. Some Swedeath doom perhaps. More labels for the uninitiated. If it helps, the guitar grit is buzzsaw-riffic in the Swedeath

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