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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Dying Out Flame - Shiva Rudrastakam

Album Review: Dying Out Flame – Shiva Rudrastakam

Dying Out Flame [Nepal]
Shiva Rudrastakam
Full Length
Xtreem Music
Death Metal

Mention the genre of Vedic metal, and immediately Singapore’s Rudra comes to mind, having created a sound that is uniquely theirs since 1992. Yet few bands have managed to really emulate a style close enough, with …

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Dire Omen - Wresting the Revelation of Futility

Album Review: Dire Omen – Wresting the Revelation of Futility

Dire Omen [Canada]
Wresting the Revelation of Futility
Full Length
Dark Descent Records
Black/Death Metal

It has been quite a long while since the last bestial black/death metal release that I really enjoyed, and it is quite fitting that the first one to once again hook me back into …

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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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