Articles tagged death metal

11 Dec 2014 // 8:16 AM

Abysmal Dawn: Obsolescence

If you bemoan the fact that the metal genre is getting more and more unlistenable due to groups trying to push beyond music into something else entirely, then this will fit the bill.

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5 Dec 2014 // 2:04 AM

ZOM: Flesh Assimilation

This is pretty damn indispensable listening, and somewhere down below the man with the horns and cape is grinning in wild approval.

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28 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

Obituary: Inked in Blood

On their ninth album, Obituary continue to deliver ash-blackened riffage and unintelligible, swamp-creature squeals straight from the bile sac.

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Pig Destroyer: Mass and Volume EP

This EP bears the mark of idle hands merely wanting to keep busy.

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14 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

Revocation: Deathless

Deathless should cement Revocation as one of the top metal bands in the world, if they haven’t already reached such lofty heights on previous releases.

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Ragnarök: 2013 Gloomy Awards: The Most Interesting Metal Albums of 2013

Every year a slew of great albums from the louder spheres are missed, misplaced, or overlooked on those end of year lists. Ragnarök's Gloomy Awards seeks to redress that imbalance.

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A Path Beyond Premonition: An Interview with Luc Lemay of Gorguts

Technical death metal luminary Gorguts recently released their first album in 12 years and we discuss its concept and creation with band leader and Canadian metal legend Luc Lemay.

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19 Sep 2013 // 2:06 AM

Ulcerate: Vermis

You could write a doctoral thesis on death metal band Ulcerate's complex musicality, and the band's latest album, Vermis, is another stunning mix of science run amok, organic madness, and clinical brutality.

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22 Aug 2013 // 10:03 PM

Exhumed: Necrocracy

Necrocracy is playful, while also feeling legitimately demented.

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17 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Coffins: The Fleshlands

Returning after Buried Death and a seemingly endless jag of compilation appearances and vinyl splits, Coffins rises again

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15 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Lantern: Below

Below, the debut from Finnish duo Lantern, is a grand reminder that the first rotten beat of death metal's heart still has plenty of relevance and resonance in 2013.

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9 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Lesbian: Forestelevision

Heavy metal band Lesbian's third full-length release stands with some of the best progressive metal epics, but could use some cleaner, less murky production to showcase their classical fused into the alloy that is Forestelevision.

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The Black Dhalia Murder: Into the Everblack

The remarkable quality of the sounds coming out of these disparate personalities is so cleanly divided that each song seems to benefit from the sonic quality of two entirely different lead singers as opposed to the reality of one, who is obviously possessed.

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10 Jun 2013 // 10:02 PM

The Ocean: Pelagial

The Ocean journey to the depths of their namesake, and return with one of this year's best albums.

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19 May 2013 // 10:01 PM

Six Feet Under: Unborn

Six Feet Under is back in an attempt to reclaim the glory of the band's early years. Will veteran Chris Barnes succeed, or is this death metal dog too old to learn new tricks?

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10 Apr 2013 // 10:02 PM

Jungle Rot: Terror Regime

Simplicity, thy name is Jungle Rot. The knuckle-dragging Wisconsin old-schoolers are back with another slab of back-to-basics death metal.

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Dying Fetus + Job for a Cowboy + Revocation + Cerebral Bore: 22 Sept 2012 – Dublin

The "From Womb to Waste" tour hits Dublin on its mammoth European trek and its diverse death metal line-up drags fans to the Pint music venue en masse.

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3 Jun 2012 // 10:00 PM

The Heavy Metal Witch Hunt Lives On

Around the world, heavy metal has long been aligned with Satanism in the cultural imagination. For metalheads from Lebanon to Poland, the Satanic Panic is very real and far from over.

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Revocation: Chaos of Forms

Should this consistent improvement in Revocation’s musical quality keep up for all future albums, they will definitely be one of the most talented bands the Western extreme metal community has ever seen in ages.

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Exhumed: All Guts, No Glory

Exhumed may still love the underground to their graves, but their clearer sound on this new blood-splattered mix of guts n’ blood fails to hide the fact that they have definitely grown more renowned and, hence, prosperous as well over the years.

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