ALBUM REVIEW: Sepulchral Curse – Abhorrent Dimensions


A mere two full-lengths in, Finnish Death Metal outfit Sepulchral Curse sound and feel right at home with what they’re out to accomplish and Abhorrent Dimensions (Transcending Obscurity) digs deep into the annals of grotesquery and emerges as a festering titan of slop.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Serpent Of Old – Ensemble Under The Dark Sun


Somewhere deep in the recesses of a troubled soul, the pure darkness and bleak machinations of Ensemble Under The Dark Sun (Transcending Obscurity) materialized, and it’s not for the faint of heart.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Vomitheist – NekroFvneral


Vomitheist. It’s a band name that you hear or see and know exactly what you are in for. What exactly is a Vomitheist? Is it an instrument or a profession? Is it like an Atheist? Do they not believe in vomit, or do they worship it? Perhaps they are well-versed in all things regurgitation. Regardless of how or why they came up with their band name, what I can assure is that Vomitheist can write some sick ass and filthy Death Metal.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Frozen Dawn – The Decline of the Enlightened Gods

Having been around for fifteen years, the Spanish black metal act Frozen Dawn has been experimenting with sounds that are inspired by nineties Scandinavian black metal bands – mostly the ones that come from Norway and Sweden – such as Satyricon, Dissection, Darkthrone, Dark Fortress, Watain, and Necrophobic.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Ashen Horde – Antimony


Chipping away at the putrid exterior, Antimony (Transcending Obscurity) is Ashen Horde tackling a litany of musical techniques, touching upon elements of technical black and death metal. In doing so, guitar solos feel completely organic; the drums drive the rhythms throughout; and the sheer blasphemy housed within the guitars is palpable.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Leper Colony – Leper Colony

If Leper Colony’s self-titled debut album (Transcending Obscurity) is any condition of what to expect musically for 2023, we are in for a helluva treat.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Heads For The Dead – The Great Conjuration


Horror and death metal is just as much comfort food for me as peanut butter and jelly is for others. It just goes so well together, that it’s impossible not to do the brutal combination. Heads For The Dead have crept back out from their catacombs to deliver their blood and a venom-soaked third full-length album, The Great Conjuration (Transcending Obscurity).Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: DeathFuckingCunt – Decadent Perversity

Australians know a thing or two about Pop Punk, and DeathFuckingCunt are no strangers to the scene, with their hummable hooks and heart-warming verses.

Of course not.

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REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Through The Cracks Of Death; Disfuneral – Dischordia – Intolerance – Viande (April Part II)

Deceived by whispers of comfort from the dread pages, Richard Benton tarried too long among the blasphemous text of the Book Of Dead Names – and four eldritch nightmares followed him back.

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