Death Metal Reviews

8.5
Soulfly – Ritual (, )
19th October 2018 -

Max Cavalera is to heavy metal what Ronseal are to DIY, any album with his name on it does exactly what it says on the tin. As one of the most consistent and profilic songwriters in the metal scene, he has a back catalogue that most people would give their right arm for, and that streak continues with the latest… Read More »

9
Anaal Nathrakh – A New Kind Of Horror ()
16th October 2018 -

“It’ll all be over by Christmas” comes the gurgled refrain on the pummelling war hymn, Forward! The few stabs of lyrics that make sense the first time through Anaal Nathrakh’s latest 35-minute odyssey of insanity, A New Kind Of Horror, paint a foreboding picture of a war so desolate the only through line is the rotting, evil music of the… Read More »

Behemoth - I Loved You at Your Darkest Album Cover Art
9
Behemoth – I Loved You At Your Darkest (, , )
2nd October 2018 -

Following up the modern classic that was ‘The Satanist’ was never going to be easy. Behemoth’s magnum opus changed the game in the world of extreme metal, raising the bar and challenging peers, contemporaries and all future artists to up their respective games and attempt to knock the Polish quartet off of their blackened pedestal. The underground has responded phenomenally… Read More »

9
Chthonic – Battlefields of Asura (, , )
28th September 2018 -

Things have been quite busy for the guys in Chthonic. Although there has been no new album since 2013’s immense Bú-Tik, an acoustic album and feature length film have come since, all while frontman Freddy Lim has been working as a politician, having been elected to Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan in 2016. This has given the other members a chance to… Read More »

7.6
Sinsaenum – Repulsion for Humanity ()
19th September 2018 -

Sinsaenum is an interesting prospect for a supergroup. Headed up by guitarist Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce fame and Joey Jordison (currently of Vimic, formerly of Murderdolls and Slipknot), the pair are given a platform to explore their more extreme tastes in metal with the assistance of Sean Zatorsky (Dååth), Stéphane Buriez (Loudblast), Attila Csihar (Mayhem) and Heimoth (Seth), who each… Read More »