Category Archive: Album Review

Oct 21

Heresiarch – Death Ordinance

Heresiarch left its mark on me with their 2011 EP, Hammer of Intransigence. While 2014’s Wælwulf saw a slight shift in musical direction, it was still a crushing, aggressive release. This year the band finally drops its debut full length, fusing the speed of Hammer of Intransigence, and the crushing heaviness of Wælwulf, along with possibly their most (gasp!) melodic track?

Oct 17

Progenie Terrestre Pura – Oltreluna

Progenie Terrestre Pura’s sophomore full length album Oltreluna is the heaviest work in their discography thus far. But has this increased tendency towards heaviness compromised the uniqueness of the band’s music?

Oct 14

Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis

Akercocke returns after 10 years of silence, but they have shed their Savile Row image. However, have they lost their musical sharpness along with their previous visual imagery? Fortunately not, as Renaissance in Extremis may just be the surprise comeback of the year.

Oct 11

Archspire – Relentless Mutation

We’re back from a rather long hiatus, with one of our favourite tech death albums of the year – Archspire’s Relentless Mutation. How much more intense can death metal get?

May 13

Triumvir Foul – Spiritual Bloodshed

Cavernous, chaotic death metal in the veins of Conqueror, Diocletian, and Heresiarch? Triumvir Foul is relentless in their onslaught with their new album Spiritual Bloodshed. Who’s with me?

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