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Death Courier who have released 'Necrotic Verses'

It has been seven years since Greek Death Metal band Death Courier released their comeback studio album ‘Perimortem’, but they are now ready with their latest offering, ‘Necrotic Verses’ and it is an assault on your senses, showing their fans and hopefully the wider Metal community, that they still have …
Photo of the band Sodomisery

Swedish Blackened Death Metallers Sodomisery originally started as Harris Sopovic’s studio project back in 2015. His aim was to create “the perfect blend between Death and Black Metal with a fresh sound”. Words: Jools Green They released a self-titled EP released back in 2017, of which I felt fortunate to …
Photo of the band Killitorous

Warped party animals Killitorous return with their second slice of Tech-Death Grind Comedy Metal, ‘The Afterparty’, the follow up to 2014’s ‘Party, Grind’. Words: Jools Green In the time between these two albums, the members have been working with bands including Annihilator, Suffocation and First Fragment, as either sessions musicians …
Photo of Wolves Den

‘Miserere’ is the second album from German Black/Death Metal trio Wolves Den, the title of which translates as “Mercy”, of which, absolutely none is given on this crushing, wrath filled, eight track offering of ebon excellence. Words: Jools Green The album follows and builds on the blackened brilliance of their …
Photo of the band Winterfylleth

British Black Metal pioneers Winterfylleth return with their sixth full-length ‘The Reckoning Dawn’, an eight track, fifty-nine-minute offering that addresses issues which are relevant both historically and in modern times: tribalism, manipulation, control, corruption in religion and politics. Words: Jools Green They return to the heavier format of 2014’s ‘The …
Black Pestilence band photo

Calgary’s ‘Black Pestilence’ return with their sixth studio album ‘Hail The Flesh’ described as “An anthemic, Satanic onslaught of Punk-infused Black Metal with electronic tinges that challenge genre standards.” Words: Jools Green Cover Photo: Belfry Photography Actively attracting my attention before I’ve even pressed play, this encompasses two of my …
Negative Thought Process’ album cover

In 1982, a Punk band in California, ‘Bad Religion’ to be exact, posed the social question of “How Could Hell Be Any Worse?” in the title of their debut album. Whether Dr Greg Graffin, their resident in band genius, was being rhetorical or not, thirty-eight years later UK Crust/Grind/Power Violence …
The Projectionist’ Band photo

Canadian Black Metal maestros ‘The Projectionist’, featuring members of The Black Sorcery and masterminded by the inimitable Lörd Matzigkeitus performing his myriad of voices once again, return with their fifth full length and second opera, the conceptual ‘The Stench of Amalthia’. Words: Jools Green Like its predecessor, ‘Visits from the …
Photo of band Asenblut

Feeling a bit flat? Like your soul has lost its fire? Then what you need is Viking Metal and ‘Die Wilde Jagd’, the latest studio release from German Viking/ Melodic Death Metal barbarians ‘Asenblut’, which will rebuild your inner warrior for you. Words: Jools Green ‘Die Wilde Jagd’ is a ten …
Photo of Bombs Of Hades

Swedish Crusty Death Metallers ‘Bombs of Hades’ return with their latest EP ‘Phantom Bell’ to add to their already extensive discography and it may only be sixteen minutes and four tracks, but it’s a well filled and well varied release that packs a punch and makes a superb listen. Words: …