Review OPHIDIAN I ‘Desolte’

Iceland, a rather small country and a smaller island, but big when it comes to rock and metal. I guess that the amount of rock and metal bands in relation to the entire population is a rather high number. This time it is death metal outfit that share a new album with the world. Ophidian... Continue Reading →

Review TEMPLE OF DREAD ‘Hades Unleashed’

'Blood Carving Mantras' and World 'Sacrifice' have been the foundation-makers for 'Hades Unleashed', the new strike from Northern Germany.  It doesn't take Temple Of Dread long to go full speed on their third longplayer. With 'Aithon's Hunger', the trio starts things off without any intro or warm-up phase. It's more of a sonic punch into... Continue Reading →

CARCASS announce their 7th album

Death metal veterans Carcass worked hard on their 7th album and now the wait is almost over. The band announced ‘Torn Arteries’, which will be available on September 17th via Nuclear Blast. With ‘Kelly’s Meat Emporium’, a first song has been unveiled already, being the morbid appetizer for a next surgical death metal strike from... Continue Reading →

Review DESASTER ‘Churches Without Saints’

1988 was the year of Desaster. It wasn’t a disastrous year though and it was more of a year when some guys from Koblenz, Germany started to make music that shook the foundation of metal. Raw and without compromises, Desaster premiered eight years after having started an extraordinary metal endeavor that is still ongoing. It... Continue Reading →

MENTAL CRUELTY’s new album out now

Mental Cruelty, hailing from Karlsruhe, Germany, unleash their third album 'A Hill to Die Upon' today. The band that premiered with 'Purgatorium' in 2018 slams a next strike of brutal deathcore right into your face. With the exception of the intro 'Avgang' and the interlude 'Fossenbrate', the quintet unleashes a metal storm that gets its... Continue Reading →

TEMPLE OF DREAD announce a new album

The first two longplayers, created by Temple Of Dread, received very positive feedback, which has been motivation enough for the band to start work on a powerful third strike. 'Hades Unleashed' will bring nine new songs to surface. Release date for this new longplayer will be July 23rd via Testimony Records. The tracklist has been... Continue Reading →

Review ABKEHR ‘In Blut’

"1-2-3-4", this count brings different associations to the forefront. Musically it is very much connected to The Ramones and since a while it is a German band that uses the same counting, just totally different. German black metal stalwarts Abkehr have with 'In Blut' a third album in the pipeline, a four songs featuring release... Continue Reading →

Review SETH ‘La Morsure du Christ’

Now, my French isn't the very best I have to admit and even with this little limitation, the new album from French black metal veterans Seth knows how to shine in darkness. Seth started at a time when black metal had a growing momentum. It was in 1996 when a demo called 'Apocalyptic Desires' has... Continue Reading →

EMPEROR announce official livestream event ‘A Night of Emperial Wrath 2021’

2021 marks 30 years since the formation of extreme metal pioneers, Emperor. Formed in 1991, their game-changing debut In The Nightside Eclipse (1995) set the template for symphonic, bombastic, melodic black metal, whilst their follow-up record, Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk (1997) became an instant hit. Emperor were a force to be reckoned with as underground, experimental and extreme forms... Continue Reading →

CD review ENDSEEKER ‘Mount Carcass’

It's not that 2021 lacks good death metal releases, thinking about the newest The Crown album and the latest longplayer of UK death metal machine Memoriam. Here comes a next candidate for your shopping list, this time from the beautiful city of Hamburg. It feels like Endseeker being in business already since a long time... Continue Reading →

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