Band of the Month: Rude

Rude 2014

Old school death metal is alive and kickin’, and bands like Rude are showing how death metal is to be done properly – fast, raw and aggressive. With their new album, the band displays the whole range of 80s death metal influences that have gone into their melting pot. Here’s an interview that was dug up, and the band tells us more, from the songwriting process of Soul Recall to their simple, yet effective band name. (Interview conducted in May 2014)

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Black Trip - Goin Under

Album Review: Black Trip – Goin’ Under

Black Trip [Sweden]
Goin’ Under
Full Length
Heavy Metal

The breaking out of The Dagger this year with their debut album left me absolutely hooked onto the proto-heavy metal that seems to be the trend of late. A friend then recommended Black Trip to me, remarking how similar they …

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Beyond Creation - Earthborn Evolution

Album Review: Beyond Creation – Earthborn Evolution

Beyond Creation [Canada]
Earthborn Evolution
Full Length
Season of Mist
Technical Death Metal

We all have our different musical phases, and just as I was stepping out of the technical death metal phase and starting to rediscover Swedish death metal, Canadian technical death metal horde Beyond Creation drops their …

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Carnal Tomb - Ascend

Album Review: Carnal Tomb – Ascend

Carnal Tomb [Germany]
Death Metal

Here we are, after months of teasing by German death metal outfit, Carnal Tomb with their debut release, Ascend. With the gore and filth-infused aesthetics, the band does nothing to hide their Swedish influences, and this goes beyond just the visual aspects, …

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Pyre - Human Hecatomb

Album Review: Pyre – Human Hecatomb

Pyre [Russia]
Human Hecatomb
Full Length
Chaos Records
Death Metal

With my recent obsession with Swedish death metal, it is nice to see and hear that the plague has even spread to the lands of Russia. Formed in 2011, Pyre finally releases their debut full length album Human Hecatomb after …

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