Monthly Archive:: June 2010

Caliber 666 – Blood Fueled Chaos

Swedish death-mongers CALIBER 666 have inked a deal with Ibex Moon Records. The band’s full-length debut, Blood Fueled Chaos, is mastered by Fred Estby (ex-DISMEMBER) and features guest performances from L.G. Petrov of ENTOMBED (on “The Worthless”) and DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki (“Let The Blood Flow”). Blood Fueled Chaos is a typical Gothenburg sounding Death [&hellip

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Aenaon – Phenomenom

Greece’s Aenaon debut with ‘Phenomenom”; a 6 track display of muscle, musicianship and lavish metal landscapes.  Featuring a clean production that compliments their technical and intense style, ‘Phenomenon’ contains a multitude of sounds and textures that will keep the listener engaged for the album’s duration. ‘Phenomenon’ opens and closes with tracks that utilize a more [&hellip

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Funereus – Profane Rite of Morbid Glorification

Originally from Mexico, Southern California’s Funereus are keeping the Black Metal Flame burning bright in the United States.  Their debut full length album, ‘Profane Rite of Morbid Glorification’ is a venom-drenched and disease-ridden ritual of pure hatred and black madness, cutting through the faith of all naysayers who dare to listen. I recently got a [&hellip

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Danzig – Deth Red Sabaoth

I didn’t get my hopes up for this album, Deth Red Sabaoth, which is the 9th full length from pioneer Glenn Danzig and Co.  I heard a few tracks online before I got the release and again, I didn’t get my hopes up.  After a few listens, however, I was hooked.  This is easily the [&hellip

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The Body – All Of The Waters Of The Earth Turn To Blood

The debut effort from Providence, Rhode Island’s sludged-out, psychotic doom duo The Body is proof positive that, sometimes, a mere genre label simply will not do. Sure, The Body definitely has a firm grasp on doom and sludge roots, but within the seven tracks found on All Of The Waters Of The Earth Turn To [&hellip

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Artep – Thy Will Be Done On Earth As Is Done In Hell

Check out the video in the sidebar of Artep performing at the Vancouver opening of ‘Until the Light Takes Us’… Canadian Symphonic Black Metal Horde Artep, which includes members of Funeral Fornication, Gremory and Vanquished, have just released their debut full length album, ‘Thy Will Be Done On Earth As Is Done In Hell’ with [&hellip

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Les Discrets

French black metal/shoe gaze outfit Les Discrets embrace the idea that love can exist between lovers even in the afterlife. The band’s latest effort, Septembre Et Ses Dernieres Pensees, expresses that notion with startling complexity and style. With intensely emotive visuals accompanying the music, the new effort from Les Discrets alternates between melancholy romanticism and [&hellip

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Pest – Tenebris Obortis

Germany’s masters of metal Pest return with their 4th Full Length album, ‘Tenebris Obortis’, summoned by Ketzer Records. There was little doubt in my mind as to the quality of this release after hearing the first few opening tracks, prompting me to put other matters aside and focus on this multifaceted album. The seamless blending [&hellip

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Deadmen – Possession of the Void

Indianapolis, Indiana’s destructively raging, whiskey-hoarding five-piece known as Deadmen (featuring members of Demiricous, Coffinworm and The Dream Is Dead among others) began carving their place into Indy’s hardcore/punk/metal scene in the summer of 2008. Thankfully,  they continue to drive their message home with a sound drenched in an intoxicating cocktail of influences ranging from Tragedy [&hellip

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Gama Bomb – Tales From the Grave In Space

Irish thrash maniacs Gama Bomb have just hit the launch button on their third full-length, Tales From the Grave In Space (Earache) and simultaneously achieved the feat of becoming the first metal band in history to offer their record for free while under a recording contract. The record continues from where the band’s previous effort, [&hellip

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