Monthly Archive:: May 2010

Watain – Lawless Darkness

The infamous Swedish black metal horde known as Watain have just unleashed their latest offering of chaos to the clawing and salivating masses. The band’s highly-anticipated, fourth full-length, Lawless Darkness (Season of Mist Records) is said to be “Black Metal Reborn” and this reviewer is willing to bet the record could very well be a [&hellip

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Denouncement Pyre – World Cremation

I don’t know how long this link will be active but ‘World Cremation’ is streaming HERE at Zero Tolerance…go fucking listen! Click HERE for an interview with Denouncement Pyre from March 2010. ‘World Cremation’ is the first full length offering from Melbourne, Australia’s duo of BlackDeathChaos, Denouncement Pyre.  After a solid history of 7″ EPs, [&hellip

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The Royal Arch Blaspheme

The Royal Arch Blaspheme have brought forth 10 black offerings to the USBM horde in their self titled debut. Featuring the sickening and vile vocals of N.Imperial and music from Profanatica’s John Gelso, this album takes a sacrilegious shit on everything that Christianity could hope to save. N. Imperial’s appearances throughout the underground scenes in both [&hellip

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Blasphemous – Bearer of the Darkest Plagues

I have always been somewhat partial to ‘B-Sides’.  The more obscure and unorthodox that a song may be, in terms of structure and composition, the more I have always seemed to like it.  The new release from Philadelphia’s Blasphemous, ‘Bearer of the Darkest Plagues’, is no exception to this strange rule of mine. The first [&hellip

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Warvictims – Domedagen

I don’t get a lot of time or opportunities to listen to music that isn’t extreme metal. I’m no expert at ‘punk’ music, either. (I hate using ‘labels’ too, by the way). I spend most my time listening to extreme metal, so hearing this ultra-violent and streetwise release from Sweden’s Warvictims, ‘Domedagen’, was a welcome variation. [&hellip

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The Gates of Slumber

Indianapolis, Indiana’s doom warrior trio, The Gates of Slumber have been on a monstrous touring trek in support of their newest juggernaut Hymns of Blood and Thunder. Vocalist/guitarist Karl Simon took a breather to pull back the battle-torn curtain on the three-headed beast that is The Gates of Slumber. -Hi, Karl! I hope the tour [&hellip

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