Monthly Archive:: August 2012

Beneath – Enslaved by Fear

Over the years Unique Leader Records has been one of the premier underground metal labels to provided the necessary exposure for extreme brutal/technical Death Metal. In the past, the label has been home to killer acts: SPAWN OF POSSESSION, PSYCHROPTIC, and DEEDS OF FLESH. The solid foundation the label has provided is a mere testament [&hellip

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Abyss Records Feature (Part 2)

As promised, fanatical fiends of the Forbidden…behold the second installment of the Abyss Records feature, examining the latest, greatest releases from the underground label! The records showcased this time around, are hot off the presses or represent what Abyss has in store for the remainder of 2012. With Composition of Flesh, Swedish death metal miscreants, [&hellip

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Abyss Records Feature (Part 1)

Welcome to the first installment of my two-part feature involving the latest, deadliest offerings from Abyss Records. Founded by Dan Ferguson in 2008, the label has since stretched its bloodied talons around the globe, always in search of the hardest-hitting outfits from various areas of extreme music. First up, are Norwegian black metal devastators, Fester. [&hellip

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ChristInversion – Embodiment of Goat Blasphemy / Hail Desecration

The package arrived covered in postage stamps from distant lands. Although the padded envelope was torn and bent, covered in date codes, customs forms and the blood of a thousand innocents, the contents inside were undamaged. The releases of black war mongers ChristInvertion have been re-issued in a glorious DVD digipak, complete with a poster [&hellip

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Toxic Shock Syndrome – No Strings Attached demo

“Basically, I hate conformity. I hate people telling me what to do. It makes me want to smash things. So-called normal behavior patterns make me so bored, I could throw up!” – Wendy O. Williams Whoever said anything in the world of legitimate punk rock was supposed to be safe or friendly missed the point [&hellip

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Cannibal Corpse

“Having been at their game for almost two and a half decades now, veteran goremongers Cannibal Corpse have their bloody brand of death metal down to a science. They haven’t let the years slow them down one bit—their 12th studio album, Torture, was released earlier this year and the band toured all out in support. They [&hellip

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Diovim Issue 3

The printed page is, some say, a dying medium. With the ease and accessibility of web-based music propaganda, many zines have found themselves reaching a larger audience in less time by publishing online as opposed to spending hours at the local print shop. Forbidden is one of these magazines and we do our best to support the [&hellip

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Dead Times / TRTRKMMR

What is the history of Dead Times and TRTRKMMR relationship? How did this release come about? T: My first encounter with Dead Times took place in Providence in 2008 at what I believe was their first live performance. We had known each other in other capacities for some time prior to that. The release was [&hellip

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Funerary Call – Beckoning at the Black

Like previous releases from Funerary Call, the dark tracks on Beckoning at the Black were previously available through another label and are now being resurrected via Fall of Nature Records. For good reason too! The haunting atmospheres created by sole member H. Mcfarlane are sinister and foreboding to say the least, expertly crafted without the harsh-noise nonsense [&hellip

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Father Befouled Part One

This is the first ever full band interview with death metal’s Father Befouled. Traditionally Father Befouled interviews feature their main man Justin Stubbs. This interview features the band behind Justin’s project in a bit of an extensive, detailed interview. The Befouled guys speak about their new album Revulsion of Seraphic Grace and their recent appearance [&hellip

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