Extreme Metal

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Dutch Avant-garde Death Metal “Kaiju’s”, The Monolith Deathcult return with their latest album, ‘V3 – Vernedering’, which translates as Humiliation. It is the follow-up to 2018’s ‘V2 – Vergelding’ and represents the final instalment of the V-Trilogy, all of which, for me, have been brutal works of utter genius. The …
Vince Otero from Internal Organs External

Arizona’s one-man Slamming Brutal Death Metal project Internal Organs External is masterminded by Vince Otero, who handles guitars, vocals, and drum programming, as well as recording duties. He is back with a follow up to the 2020 debut album ‘Into The Depths’ with an EP, the five-track, sixteen-minute aural assault …
Excarnated Entity - Stillborn in Ash album cover

Initially released in 2019 by Seattle’s Death-Doom Metallers Excarnated Entity, the highly sought-after cassette ‘Stillborn in Ash’ was released twice and, having sold out quickly on both occasions, is now set for release as a remixed/remastered vinyl and CD. Excarnated Entity – Stillborn in Ash (Nuclear Winter Records) Release Date: …
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Since changing their name from Unhallowed, refreshing their line-up and refining their sound in 2015, Umeå’s Black Metallers Wormlight have gone from strength to strength. Wormlight – Nightmother (Black Lion Records) Release Date: 7 May 2021 Words: Jools Green Now they are back to build on the successes of their …
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After the massive success of their CD version of ‘Age of Wolves’ last July, which has all but sold out, Arkansas’ ‘Pantheon’ return with the vinyl edition of the album, which comes with two bonus tracks. Pantheon – Age of Wolves Release Date: Out Now (Vinyl 27 May) Words: Jools …
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UK Thrashers Evile return with a raucous Thrash Metal assault on your senses in the shape of their fifth studio offering ‘Hell Unleashed’. If you thought things had gone a bit quiet since their 2013 release ‘Skull’, brace yourself for an incoming aural onslaught. Evile – Hell Unleashed (Napalm Records) …
House By The Cemetary - Rise Of The Rotten

Death Metal overlord Rogga Johansson is back again with yet another project. Known as House By The Cemetary (sic), this time Rogga is collaborating with Monstrosity frontman Mike Hrubovcak, with added drum battery from Paganizer drummer Matthias Fiebig. House By The Cemetary – Rise Of The Rotten (Pulverised Records) Release …
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Those venomous French Death Metallers Akiavel return with their second studio album ‘Væ Victis’, the follow up to the 2020 release ‘V’. They have not wasted any time, or rested on their laurels, after their previous success. On the contrary, guitar player Chris explained “When the pandemic hit and all …
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Pennsylvanian Crossover/Thrashers Bushido Code are back to their roots for their debut studio full length ‘The Ronin’. It follows their two previous EP’s, 2018’s ‘The Dying Virtues Vol.1’ and ‘The Dying Virtues Vol.2’ which followed in 2019, and they continue to delver their engaging meld of Death Metal, Thrash and …
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Following hard on the heels of 2017’s ‘Flesh Hammer Prophecy’ and 2019’s ‘The Harvest’ German Death Metal band Endseeker return with vengeance with their third studio album ‘Mount Carcass’, using, as many Metal bands have also wisely done, the down time due to the pandemic to create their latest offering. …