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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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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. …
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Aussie Punks The Owen Guns are back with their second single of three, ‘Out Of Time’ and this latest instalment is another foretaste or forewarning, depending on your perspective, to their upcoming EP, ‘EP 2 Electric Boogaloo’, due out on 17 May. From what I have heard so far two …
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When it comes to Black Metal the UK is very fortunate in the quality and quantity of bands, and undeniably up there with the best of them is Manchester’s Wode. Wode – Burn In Many Mirrors (20 Buck Spin) Release Date: 2 April 2021  Words: Jools Green Wode are back, four …
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Monster inspired Melodic Blackened Thrash Metal quartet Beast Mode, from Athens, Georgia, return with their follow up to 2016’s ‘Blood Moon’, the six track, twenty one minute thrasher ‘Pound of Flesh’. Beast Mode – Pound of Flesh (Independent release)  Release Date: 2 April 2021 Words: Jools Green ‘Pound Of Flesh’ opens …
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International Blackened Death Metal project Cambion were inspired by the likes of early Slayer and early millennium evil Death Metal, such as Krisiun, Angelcorpse, Hate Eternal and Ophiolatry. They were created with the aim of delivering speed-obsessed blasphemous Death Metal in 2013 by Thorben Rathje and Rich Osmond, dropping their …