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Kozeljnik – Null: The Acheron of Multiform Negation

Hailing from the stomping grounds of Belgrade, Serbia are Black Metallers KOZELJNIK. The band formed in 2006 and have since released: 2 full length albums and 2 EPs. Currently consisting of drummer L.G. and vocalist/guitarist/bassist Kozeljnik (both members of other Serbian BM bands MAY RESULT and THE STONE). This is my first exposure to KOZELJNIK [&hellip

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Chapel of Disease – Summoning Black Gods

Germany has always been able to unleash kickass metal. There must be something in the water or in the beer (my guess it’s the beer) for a country to just keep churning out great bands in the last 30 years. Enter CHAPEL OF DISEASE, a newish band to the scene that has been hacking up [&hellip

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Inanimate Existence – Liberation Through Hearing

Unique Leader Records is really on a roll lately with such excellent releases and today it adds yet another to its portfolio. INANIMATE EXISTENCE’s debut album Liberation Through Hearing is a hard kick in the nuts that sets the pace for what to expect from these Tech Death newcomers. 16 tracks of brutality that totals [&hellip

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Dawn of Demise – Rejoice In Vengeance

Denmark’s Death Metal export DAWN OF DEMISE have returned with a new full length album and with a new label….Unique Leader Records. This third full length is a 12-song pile of brutal death metal meshed into 41+ minutes. A quick bit of history regarding the band for those of you new to them: The band [&hellip

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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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FATHER BEFOULED – Revulsion of Seraphic Grace

Chicago, home to some of the best metal bands in the world past and present. SCYTHE, USURPER, CIANIDE, and now FATHER BEFOULED are just a few of these bands that have brought forth an intense sound to the underground and beyond. Hitting up the scene in 2008 FATHER BEFOULED has taken up the INCANTATION style [&hellip

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Scythe – Beware the Scythe

A show of hands of who remembers the band USURPER. Well for those of you looking to get your fill of old school Blackened/Thrash look no further than ex-USURPER vocalist Rick Scythe’s new band SCYTHE. The band has just released their full length album BEWARE THE SCYTHE and it brings a breathe of fresh air [&hellip

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Vuohi / Gasmask Violence

After doing a review of their The Rising Era Of Goat, the guys in VUOHI mailed me a copy of their latest offering Hatred United. The album is a split with fellow Finlanders GASMASK VIOLENCE that was released in 2011. Evenly broken up, the first four tracks are from GASMASK VIOLENCE and last four are [&hellip

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IMPIETY – Ravage and Conquer

Singapore’s war mongers IMPIETY have set Ravage and Conquer as the title for their newest album. The 7 new tracks and a cover of BATHORY’s “Sacrifice” make up the 48 plus minutes of this Blackened Death Metal slab of sickness. These guys have to be one of the hardest working bands today with their relentless [&hellip

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Defamer – Decrepit Rituals

Time to take a trip Down Under to Australia and home to Death Metalers DEFAMER. These guys have recently released Decrepit Rituals their follow up to 2009’s Chasm. We get 8 brutal tracks of old school Death Metal that runs over the 35 minute mark. My experience has been that when you listen to a [&hellip

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