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Horrendous - Anareta (2015)

Author: Jan Jakobsen

Artist: Horrendous

Album: Anareta

Label: Dark Descent Records

Trying to follow up from last year’s excellent LP, Ecdysis is far from an easy task. 539 more words


Review: Grave Ritual - Morbid Throne

Alabama death squad Grave Ritual have returned after five years to unleash their second album, ‘Morbid Throne’, nine tracks of rumbling death metal heaviness. You’re looking at raw, early death metal dripping with deadly atmosphere, out on the 30th of October through Dark Descent Records. 238 more words


Initial Descent: October 30's New Releases in Brief

Happy almost-but-not-quite-yet Halloween! What’s everyone dressing up as? (You guys do still dress up, right? It’s not just me being a weirdo? Sigh…that’s probably exactly what it is.) Anyway, there are some good new metals coming out for you kids today, so let’s jump into it. 93 more words

Daily Heresy

Album Review: Grave Ritual - "Morbid Throne"

It has been five long years since Montgomery, Alabama death metal merchants Grave Ritual put out a full length. Or any music at all. In their defense they were a bit busy with their absolutely filthy, putrid black metal outfit Abysmal Lord (who drop their debut LP on 11.27.2015). 477 more words


Riff Theory #1 - Thantifaxath - The Bright White Nothing at the End of the Tunnel

Author: Bloodshot Grub

Title: Riff Theory #1 – Thantifaxath

Song: The Bright White Nothing at the End of the Tunnel

Album: Sacred White Noise

(Ed: A new feature we’re trialing, most likely paired with tues/thurs reviews. 1,035 more words


Album Review: Horrendous - "Anareta"

Death metal has been made and produced all across the globe. As a genre, death metal has become distinct carving out it’s own niche within the world of extreme metal. 483 more words


Tyranny - Aeons in Tectonic Interment (2015)

Author: Gay For Gary Oldman

Artist: Tyranny

Album: Aeons in Tectonic Interment

Label: Dark Descent Records

Funeral doom metal is a challenging beast to tame. Too often the slow, lumbering passages can wander aimlessly and leave the listener wondering where its gargantuan form is going, and with track after track of homogenous tones and paces, we can’t help but wonder when and if it will eventually lay its monstrous form down. 476 more words