Death Metal


Meditating Reptiles – An Interview with Karl Sanders

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

Sleepless – Blood Libel

A somewhat scattered (but enjoyable) shot of death metal with plenty of that potency and aggression

Summoning The Lich – United In Chaos

A great first album, with some fantastic death metal chops on display

Misanthropia – Convoy of Sickness

A competent black metal album about crime in the Benelux that, sadly, fails to leave a mark.

Colosso – Apocalypse

Doesn't tap as much into the possibilities of a four-track concept release about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse as it could have, but does deliver more-than-solid songs and suitable panache.

Krvsade – Judgment Day (EP)

Krvsade's own brand of extreme metal shows a lot of enthusiasm. Sadly, that's not enough to make it good.

Cleric – Serpent Psalms

After parting ways with Tofu Carnage Records, the label on which they released their debut, the Dallas-born group of Cleric have resurfaced with a...

Immortal Bird – Thrive on Neglect

It's been 4 years since Immortal Bird's last album. This new release, their debut on the 20 Buck Spin label, shows that the time...

Lvcifyre – Sacrament

Marking their first release since 2014's Svn Eater, the three-piece UK metallers of Lvcifyre pack four original tracks, plus a cover, into this EP....

Misery Index – Rituals of Power

Grindcore has always had a political edge to it, thanks in part to bands like Napalm Death and their anarcho-punk roots. Although as some...


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...