Latest Metal Reviews

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Obituary – Obituary Review (, , )
23rd March 2017 -

Obituary have been together over thirty years now. Releasing a self titled record is often thought of as a career – and legacy – defining move. Whilst Suicide Silence’s controversy ridden eponymous release came with a total change in direction; Obituary have simply solidified their thrashy death metal roots. Indeed, Obituary is almost the band by numbers. There’s little new… Read More »

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Sumo Cyco - Opus Mar Album Cover
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Sumo Cyco – Opus Mar (, )
23rd March 2017 -

Having toured extensively over the last eighteen months, including here in the UK with Fozzy and Alien Ant Farm, Toronto natives Sumo Cyco are attempting to make the step up with “the difficult second album”. Sometimes, when reviewing an album, it is difficult to know where to begin, and Sumo Cyco’s Opus Mar is one of those albums. Opening track… Read More »

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Memoriam – For The Fallen ()
22nd March 2017 -

When news broke in 2015 that Bolt Thrower’s drummer, Martin ‘Kiddie’ Kearns, had died it marked the end of the English death metal behemoths. But, from the ashes of Bolt Thrower, arise Memoriam. Comprised largely of members of Bolt Thrower and Benediction, the old school death metal quartet are ready to wage war once again with their debut full-length, ‘For… Read More »

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Me and That Man – Songs of Love and Death ()
19th March 2017 -

Me and That Man‘s debut album ‘Songs of Love and Death‘ reveals an unexpectedly smooth side to Behemoth frontman Nergal and his partner in crime John Porter. Nergal’s darkly manipulative talents were already clear from the moment he donned his signature corpse paint for Behemoth, but the concept of Me and That Man has lurked in the shadows for a long… Read More »

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Provoker - The Long Defeat EP Artwork Cover
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Provoker – The Long Defeat (, )
13th March 2017 -

The Long Defeat is the debut EP from British newcomers Provoker. Featuring former members of Munroe Effect, Housefires, Attention Thieves and Elephantis the band have plenty of experience when it comes to delivering heavy music. With this EP Provoker look to deliver a blend of aggression and passion without watering either element down, and as debut EP’s go, they could not have done a better job. Opening track Admission explodes… Read More »

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