Death Metal Reviews

Thy Art Is Murder 2017 Dear Desolation Album Cover
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Thy Art Is Murder – Dear Desolation (, )
13th September 2017 -

I think its safe to say we all thought there may not be another Thy Art Is Murder album after ‘Holy War’ and the spectacular exit of vocalist CJ McMahon. But as they say time is a great healer and with CJ now focused and back in the fold, there is a new album in the form of ‘Dear Desolation’… Read More »

Arch Enemy Will To Power Album Artwork Cover
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Arch Enemy – Will To Power (, )
7th September 2017 -

Arch Enemy are in something of an unenviable position. Having completely revitalised the band three years ago when The Agonist’s Alissa White-Gluz took on vocal duties from Angela Gossow, they dropped an absolute monster album in the shape of War Eternal, an album that has taken them to all corners of the globe. So, the question is, how the hell… Read More »

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Decapitated – Anticult ()
4th July 2017 -

When a band reaches a certain point in its career, the members can often find themselves in a difficult situation: upset fans by releasing the same sort of album again and again, or upset fans by attempting to branch out and alter their sound. For Decapitated, things have very much leaned towards the latter, especially after the forced change of… Read More »

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Once Human – Evolution (, )
27th March 2017 -

Logan Mader has been a busy guy lately. Aside from his acclaimed production work, he made a surprise return to performing music in 2015 with melodeath group Once Human, putting out an impressive debut at the end of that year. 2016 was then spent with some touring, before recruiting a new member (third guitarist Max Karon) and jumping straight back… Read More »

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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 »