Brutal Death Metal


Meditating Reptiles – An Interview with Karl Sanders

"I want to make music for reptiles and crocodiles to fucking meditate to."

Aborted Fetus – Pyramids of Damnation

Hefty new concept album from 20-year Russian death metal veterans Aborted Fetus, chock full of meaty riffs

Cattle Decapitation – Death Atlas

Cattle Decapitation continue to evolve as a band on their latest release, which is their most melodic and atmospheric yet

Of Hatred Spawn – Of Hatred Spawn

Since its inception, finding a balance between writing songs with a lot of grooves and showcasing technical ability has been a part of the...

Suffocation – …Of the Dark Light

To casual music fans, death metal may seem like a barbaric, unsophisticated form of music, full of atonal guitar riffs and gruff vocals. We’ve...

Aborted – Retrogore

Whether you consider them death/grind, brutal death, or just plain old death metal, we can all agree on one thing: Aborted write some insanely brutal...

Apex Predators: An Interview with Barney Greenway of Napalm Death

Since the last time I met with Barney, right before the release of Utilitarian, I had been looking forward to an opportunity to do...

Incantation – Dirges of Elysium

In the early days of death metal, the scene was split between several regional scenes, but none as brutal as the one in New...

Aborted – The Necrotic Manifesto

I have been an Aborted fan for the better part of 11 years, since I discovered their immensely influential record Goremageddon: The Saw And The Carnage...

The Amenta – Flesh Is Heir

Writing this review during a scorching summer heatwave is something of a challenge. ‘Flesh is Heir’, Australian extreme metal outfit The Amenta’s first album...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...