Death Metal Reviews

Vader Iron Times EP Artwork Cover
Vader – Iron Times EP (, )
9th September 2016 -

Vader’s latest EP Iron Times, intended as a taster ahead of a full studio album, lingers for the most part around the average mark. Certainly, it’s not a poor effort; Parabellum and Prayer to the God of War are typically Vader with a punishing rhythm sections pushing a more riff-driven focus compared to previous album ‘Tibi Et Igni.’ Although it’s… Read More »

Soilwork – Death Resonance ()
25th August 2016 -

Soilwork have been on an upward trajectory for a while now. While many fans see their albums Stabbing the Drama and Sworn to a Great Divide as low points, the band have improved with each release ever since The Panic Broadcast hit our ears in 2010. Ambitious double album The Living Infinite and 2015’s The Ride Majestic further added evidence… Read More »

Equilibrium – Armageddon (, )
15th August 2016 -

Equilibrium have had a few changes of late. The release of their well-received ‘Erdentempel’ album in 2014 also came with the departures of founding guitarist and bassist Andreas Völkl and Sandra van Eldik. Replacements were found in Nothgard guitarist Dom R Crey and bassist Jen Majura, although the latter would only stay for a year before joining gothic nu metallers… Read More »

Nails You Will Never Be One Of Us Album Cover
NAILS – You Will Never Be One Of Us (, )
4th August 2016 -

RockSins writer Will Stevenson tackles the latest album from grindcore band NAILS.

Carnifex - Slow Death Album Cover
Carnifex – Slow Death ()
29th July 2016 -

Carnifex’s sixth album is no ‘Slow Death’, but a passionate demonstration of their talents beyond the mortal coil. Deathcore’s ever faithful Californians have graced our dungeons for a whole decade, and 2016 is the year they return to the grave. ‘Slow Death’ visits their mortal stubbornness on the way into the underworld and their swift return, an existential return ticket…. Read More »