Tag: Review

Dead Label – Dead Weight

Frank Holby reviews the new single….. Irelands groove-infused metalcore outfit “Dead Label” has been quiet on new releases recently. Their last offering was 2016’s full length “Throne of bones” A full on, in your face, relentless slab of heaviness. That doesn’t mean they haven’t… Continue Reading “Dead Label – Dead Weight”

Vesicarum –Great Decay (Single)

We can always count on Paul Hutchings to turn around a review in record time for us, as he checks out the first single from the upcoming new album due in the summer… My first exposure to Vesicarum, a five-piece from Kent whose style… Continue Reading “Vesicarum –Great Decay (Single)”

Borstal – At Her Majesty’s Pleasure

When this dropped through the promo mailbox we wanted to do it justice, so we asked our mate Paul Jones of UK Blackened Crossover SIDEWINDER to do a guest review for us, here’s what he had to say….. When 5 of the UKs finest… Continue Reading “Borstal – At Her Majesty’s Pleasure”

Iniquity – Five Across The Eyes Re-Issue

Asa takes a deep dive into the reissue of classic DM from Denmark.. Iniquity are, or I guess WERE, a Technical Death Metal band from Copenhagen, Denmark that formed in 1989 and then split up and got back together more times than that annoying… Continue Reading “Iniquity – Five Across The Eyes Re-Issue”

Acid Age – Semper Pessimus

The War Jazz machine keeps turning as Acid Age release their long awaited new opus, Semper Pessimus. With a wait of five years, we were really interested to see what the Northern Irish trio have been up to, and how their blend of thrash… Continue Reading “Acid Age – Semper Pessimus”

Cryptosis – Bionic Swarm

Frank Holby finds out if the new Cryptosis (Distillator) direction is still something worth checking out for fans of their earlier work and thrashers in general… here’s his findings – Netherlands thrash trio “Distillator” gave us two full-length thrash metal records in “Revolutionary cells”… Continue Reading “Cryptosis – Bionic Swarm”

Wratheon – Black Thrash Mass

Paul Hutchings drags his song suffering goat down to the Black Thrash Mass alter… ‘Black Thrash Mass’? Could this be another blackened thrash metal release by any chance? Oh yes, fear not dear reader, this solo project from American based Wratheon does exactly what it says on… Continue Reading “Wratheon – Black Thrash Mass”

Enforced – Kill Grid

Gareth grabs one of our most anticipated releases of the year so far and gets a pummelling from the new Enforced Album, lets see if he enjoyed the bruises – Some albums are designed for one thing, and one thing only; and that’s to… Continue Reading “Enforced – Kill Grid”

Monarch – Future Shock

Euan takes a listen to the new album by Californian Thrashers, Monarch. Monarch are back with their second record, ‘Future Shock’ in 2021. Monarch formed in 2008 and have since released an EP, ‘Dawn To Night’ and their debut full length, ‘Go Forth… Slaughter’.… Continue Reading “Monarch – Future Shock”

The Crown –Royal Destroyer

Paul Hutchings checks out the new release from Swedish Death Metal warriors.. The Crown Having formed in 1990 as Crown of Thorns, the band became The Crown in 1998, and apart from a break from 2004-09, have delivered high quality death metal for many years. … Continue Reading “The Crown –Royal Destroyer”