Monthly Archive:: April 2010

Lair of the Minotaur – Evil Power

The fourth full-length by Chicago three-piece Lair of the Minotaur, Evil Power, definitely lives up to its name. From start to finish, it conjures imagery of total annihilation at the business end of a battle axe, and the thunderous, crushing doom of metal’s cloven hoof on the face of the mainstream. Released through the band’s [&hellip

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Coffinworm / Lair of the Minotaur / Slam Dunk / Red Shadows

Coffinworm, Lair of the Minotaur, Slam Dunk, Red Shadows April 16, 2010 The Melody Inn Indianapolis, Indiana Review by Nate of the Living Dead The night was a celebration of releases from three of the four bands on the bill and the crowd at the Melody Inn was proof positive that there was indeed a [&hellip

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Wrath Passion

Be Sure to check out the Wrath Passion/Verkrag Video on the sidebar for the song ‘Black Hole’!!! Tell me about this video you just did with guest vocals from Verkrag…how did this collaboration come about? I asked Anton van Niekerk from Verkrag during a conversation if he had the possibility to write lyrics and record [&hellip

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Horncrowned – Casus Belli Antichristianus

The latest full-length offering from Bogota, Colombia’s black metal demon horde, Horncrowned is a full-throttle, satanic metal attack. While the overall atmosphere of Casus Belli Antichristianus is rooted solid in traditional black metal stylings, it is quite clear the band is in tune with it’s own art and the message that comes with it: They [&hellip

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Burzum – Belus

When I first reviewed ‘Belus’, I had only heard the few tracks that were leaked and available on Youtube. As simple and commonplace as it may be to simply download a torrent of this highly anticipated album would have been, it would also seem to be rather unceremonious. ‘Belus’ could be the most anticipated black [&hellip

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Coffinworm – When All Became None

Indianapolis, Indiana’s Coffinworm have just released their first bludgeoning full-length collection of crusty, blackened-doom monstrosities , When All Became None through Profound Lore Records. With the aid of Sanford Parker, the band continues from where their 3-track Great Bringer of Night demo left off, forging a chaotic and bloody path along the way, leaving no [&hellip

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Apostle of Solitude – Last Sunrise (European Version)

Last Sunrise, the latest release from Indianapolis, Indiana’s doom quartet Apostle of Solitude, offers up yet another helping of thunderous, metallic, classic-sounding assaults that will surely satisfy the hunger of any metal fanatic. Sabbath-like, creeping riffs and plodding percussion sprawl throughout this record as perfect companions to the hauntingly powerful vocals. The death march-bearing title [&hellip

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Vintage Flesh

This Interview was submitted by Peruvian Underground Master Tchort Check out his support : http://www.myspace.com/leo_tchort http://thelegionoftchortzine.blogspot.com/ T: Your band have many influencies but you think which is the sound of Vintage Flesh? Reverend John Hex: I dont know where our main influence comes from. For us it is more of a mission to scare the [&hellip

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Temple of the Maggot

This interview was submitted by the Legion of Tchort… don’t miss his killer free compilations! Temple of the Maggot’s debut album, ‘How to Perform a Human Sacrifice’, is now available. www.myspace.com/templeofthemaggot http://thelegionoftchortzine.blogspot.com/ T: The Scene Black Metal exists in Mongolia? Barag: I dont know and I dont give a shit. We’ve never interacted with other [&hellip

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Slartibartfass

FM:  Please tell me about your new album,’Funkenfeuer’…I enjoyed the variety of sounds and emotions that it related… Thomas: ‘Funkenfeuer’ is an album which is full of different aspects of music. It’s a very personal album for us, so some people will probably have difficulties to get into it. Due to the fact that the [&hellip

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