Category: EP

Ancestor – Age of Overload

We’ve already had a snippet of Chinese black metal in the form of Skeletal Augury or Zuriaake. Here we have a peak into the thrash metal underground with old school thrashers Ancestor, with their debut EP Age of Overload, which reeks of Slayer.

Holycide – Toxic Mutation

Instead of the usual brutal death metal style of Dave Rotten’s other projects, Holycide instead presents a sound that leans more towards the speed and recklessness of old school thrash metal, with Toxic Mutation being the band’s brand new EP release. So can Dave Rotten live up to the hype created?

Ozmathoq – More than a Hero

American old school headbangers Ozmathoq return from their hibernation with a remastered and re-edited version of their early release, More than a Hero. The surprisingly good old school thrash anthems contained on this 4-track, 17-minute record came as a shock, throwing the skeptical off-guard.

Album Review: Witchrist – Vritra

After 7 years of existence, New Zealand’s oppressive ritualistic black/death metal horde Witchrist finally calls it quits with two final releases towards the end of 2014. Vritra is the final EP of this excellent band, and sees KzR of Bölzer taking over vocals from Void. While running at merely 11 minutes, Vritra is a fitting swansong to the band’s 7-year career.

Album Review: Perdition Temple – Sovereign of the Desolate

Perdition Temple [USA]
Sovereign of the Desolate
2014
EP
Hells Headbangers Records
Black/Death Metal

With the demise of Angelcorpse, Perdition Temple‘s 2010 debut Edict of the Antichrist elect quickly became one of my favourite releases of the year, yet another outlet for Gene Palubicki to unleash his fury. 4 years on, the …

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