For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Hooded Menace, Aborted and Trna

August 20, 2021

Our fine feathered fiend digs deep until the underground this week and returns with a mixed bag of worms.

Genial Grinder: An Interview With Aborted’s Sven de Caluwé

August 1, 2016

Belgian death-grind outfit Aborted just celebrated their 20th Anniversary. Well, last year they did. But think of it. 20 years of death, grind, and chopping up listeners into little sanguine bits. The group’s new album, Retrogore, isn’t too far removed from its predecessors, but where it stands on its own, is in the songwriting.

Aborted Premiere New Album Track, “Necrotic Manifesto”

March 14, 2014

Belgian brutal deathsters Aborted expect to lay waste to bodies and spirits next month when they drop their 8th studio album in 15 years.  Necrotic Manifesto, due out April 29th on Century Media, tears through more than 40 minutes of churning, brain-berating death metal that alternates between harrowing chaos and deeply bangable grooves.  You can…

VIDEO PREMIERE: Aborted “Expurgation Euphoria”

February 12, 2013

Belgian gore-lords Aborted have been kickin’ corpses and plenty of detal metal ass since the mid-’90s. But they’ve only reached their true potential—that’s a personal opinion—in recent years, where they’ve added more meat, guts, and other musical offal to their boiling cauldron. Although I’m partial to Goremageddon: The Saw and the Carnage Done, I think…

Sven De Caluwe’s (Aborted) Top 5 ’80s Slasher Flicks

January 23, 2012

#5 – Halloween End of the ’70s to be exact… But hey, Michael Myers is a bad-ass and one of those slow stalker killers that for some reason never go down and make the body count go higher by each sequel. It has to be said though that this is also one of the very…