Category: Compilation

Album Review: Supuration – Back from the Crematory

Supuration [France]
Back from the Crematory
2011
Compilation
Xtreem Music
Death/Doom Metal

France’s Supuration is easily one of the most experienced extreme metal bands out of the country, having formed back in 1989 and already gone through numerous name changes, and along with these changes, evolution in their style of …

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Album Review: Iron Maiden – From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990-2010

Iron Maiden [UK]
From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990-2010
2011
Compilation
EMI Records/Universal Music Enterprises
Heavy Metal
5.5/10

After last year’s album that further marks Iron Maiden‘s foray into progressive and softer territories, the band releases the sequel to the 2008 Somewhere Back in Time compilation, From Fear …

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Album Review: Various Artists – Afterparty Massacre Soundtrack

Various Artists
Afterparty Massacre Soundtrack
2011
Compilation
Ibex Moon Records
Death Metal/Grindcore
9.0/10

I used to be a fan of movie compilations, being a potential source for the discovery of bands that would possibly interest me enough to find out more about them. However, the liking for compilations eventually …

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Album Review: Antediluvian – Watcher’s Reign

Antediluvian [Canada]
Watcher’s Reign
2010
Compilation
Invictus Productions
Black Metal
8.5/10

While Scandinavian countries were busy coming up with cold and bleak black metal throughout the 80s and 90s, something else was brewing in the Canadian underground, a more violent and abrasive form of black metal with pioneers Blasphemy. …

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