Death Metal Reviews

Hate – Crusade: Zero (, )
27th January 2015 -

Polish blackened death metal act Hate never have quite reached the same levels of success as their fellow countrymen Behemoth but have always maintained substantial success in the underground extreme metal circuit. 2013’s Solarflesh was certainly a step in the right direction with perfectly executed riffs and a lovely fusion of the blackened death metal sound and now, two years… Read More »

Prayed and Betrayed - The Abundance Of A Sickened Mind E.P Album Cover
Prayed and Betrayed – The Abundance of a Sickened Mind E.P (, )
5th August 2014 -

Finland is certainly a hotbed for melodic death metal bands. Having produced such greats as Insomnium, Ensiferum, Children of Bodom and Wintersun in the past, it’s now time for Prayed and Betrayed to enter the fray with their debut EP, “The Abundance of a Sickened Mind”. And it’s a terrific statement of intent from this band to attempt to emulate… Read More »

Tacit Fury - A Social Berserker Album Cover
Tacit Fury – A Social Berserker (, )
4th August 2014 -

Hailing from the place once known as Stalingrad, Russia, Tacit Fury deliver a brand of death metal not unlike viral stars Dying Fetus (“Why Not Dying Fetus?”), with influences such as Sepultura, Carcass and Metallica adding tight groove to the trio’s sheer extremeness. Their new album, “A Social Berserker”, is a thoroughly enjoyable piece of Russian brutality with foot stomping… Read More »

No Sin Evades His Gaze – Age Of Sedation Review (, , , )
31st July 2014 -

When début single “Age Of Sedation” dropped, No Sin Evades His Gaze began to turn heads. Since then, that single has had over 45,000 YouTube hits and with their first full length – also titled “Age Of Sedation” – the tech metallers are sure to not only turn heads, but blow them. Following a slightly cheesy opening monologue proclaiming us… Read More »

Carnifex – Die Without Hope Review (, , )
4th June 2014 -

In the three years since deathcore veterans Carnifex released their last album, Until I Feel Nothing, their scene has floundered somewhat. It’s certainly no longer the juggernaut it was in the mid-2000s. But, on their first album back from a short hiatus, Carnifex are bigger, better and bolder than ever. Having something of an orchestral presence isn’t exactly a rarity… Read More »