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IMPETUOUS RITUAL - Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence

The Australian Death Metal group IMPETUOUS RITUAL have returned after five years to release their second full length Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence which has been awaited by many in the death metal community. 206 more words


Impetuous Ritual - Unholy Congregation Of Hypocritical Ambivalence

An abundance of death metal bands today translate the stuff of nightmares into sonic anti-glory, but only a handful can transmute “creepy sound” novelty into repeated plays. 297 more words


An Open Letter: Lord Mantis, Gruesome Covers, and Taking Responsibility for Pushing the Boundaries

Content Note/Trigger Warning: transmisogyny; potentially disturbing interview quotes; links to graphic content

To the metal community (musicians, labels, writers, fans):

It’s time that we stopped ignoring, overlooking, and apologizing for the fact that we as a community so often fail to call out art or commentary that is, intentionally or not, sexist and transmisogynist. 1,485 more words

WOLVHAMMER Set To Unveil Third LP

Midwestern blackened death rock nihilists WOLVHAMMER are setting up to release what will be their third LP this summer via Profound Lore.

Stated guitarist Jeff Wilson today on the recording process, “Just waking up on what is day five of recording for LP #3… fortunately for myself not hungover today.

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Artificial Brain - Labyrinth Constellation

Artificial Brain
Labyrinth Constellation
Profound Lore; 2014
by Mickey White
March 13, 2014


From a critical standpoint, it never pays to be corny in any sub-genre of metal.   513 more words

Album Reviews

Lord Mantis, Transmisogyny and Questions of Intent

Content Note/Trigger Warning- discussion of explicit, graphic depictions of violence against trans women; transmisogyny

Owing to a persistent internet connection problem I’ve been unable to update the blog for about three weeks. 1,570 more words


LORD MANTIS Usher Forth New Hymn

The first taste of what is sure to be an absolute masterpiece, LORD MANTIS has unleashed a new track from their upcoming album Death Mask. 41 more words