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Album Review: Haunter – ‘Sacramental Death Qualia’

September 5, 2019

San Antonio quartet continue their evolution from crust punks to underground metal force.

Album Review: Sacred Reich – ‘Awakening’

August 23, 2019

The first new Sacred Reich LP since 1996 might actually be their best album yet.

Album Review: Cerebral Rot – ‘Odious Decent Into Decay’

August 5, 2019

Northwest death metallers deliver a twisted reeking mass of repulsive decay — and we LOVE it.

Album Review: Tomb Mold – ‘Planetary Clairvoyance’

July 25, 2019

The wait for Tomb Mold’s next death metal masterpiece is over before it began

Album Review: Abbath – ‘Outstrider’

July 5, 2019

Goodnight Wintermoon – the former Immortal frontman emerges from the cold with album #2.

Album Review: Memoriam – ‘Requiem for Mankind’

June 19, 2019

Former Bolt Thrower and current Benediction members return with their third LP in as many years.

Album Review: Pinkish Black – ‘Concept Unification’

June 13, 2019

There are no other colors in the extreme music rainbow quite like Pinkish Black.

Album Review: Pelican – ‘Nighttime Stories’

June 3, 2019

Instru-metal heroes return with their first full-length LP in six years.

Album Review: Gaahls WYRD – ‘GastiR – Ghosts Invited’

May 29, 2019

The controversial ex-Gorgoroth frontman returns with what may be his best work to date.

Album Review: Haunt – ‘If Icarus Could Fly’

May 23, 2019

The ever-prolific Trevor William Church returns with the strongest collection of Haunt anthems to date.

Album Review: Noisem – “Cease to Exist”

March 13, 2019

After four years in purgatory, Noisem are back and ready to reclaim their crown.

Album Review: Soilwork – “Verkligheten”

January 3, 2019

Soilwork continue their tear through melodic death metal with Verkligheten.

Album Review: Evoken – “Hypnagogia”

November 5, 2018

Evoken unleash their first concept album with Hypnagogia.

Album Review: Soulfly – “Ritual”

October 17, 2018

Word on the street is that Ritual is a return to form for Soulfly. Is it true?