Category: Review

Album Review: Skeletal Augury – Victory of the Holocaust

Skeletal Augury [CHINA]
Victory of the Holocaust
2008
Full Length
Black/thrash metal

Being known for it’s tight rules and heavy censorship over media, Skeletal Augury is one of the few China extreme metal bands that managed to catch my attention (besides Ritual Day, the band that appearead on Sam Dunn’s Global …

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Album review: ChthoniC – Mirror of Retribution

ChthoniC [TAIWAN]
Mirror of Retribution
2009
Full Length
Melodic black metal

Taiwanese black metal band is perhaps one of the biggest extreme metal bands out of the Asian region, proving global metalheads that Asians can come up with quality black metal as well. Perhaps more well known in Taiwan as outspoken icons and pushers …

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Views from the Pit: Baybeats 2010 Audition Round 2

An early Sunday morning, a scorching sun, a hangover, a (almost) dead crowd. Not exactly an ideal combination for a metal band to take the stage for the Baybeats 2010 round 2 auditions.

As frontman Dannie says, “Sunday mornings are for recovery of the hangover from last night.”

However, Meltgsnow didn’t fail to …

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Album Review: Demonic Resurrection – The Return to Darkness

Demonic Resurrection [INDIA]
The Return to Darkness
2010
Full Length
Symphonic black/death metal

Fans of Sam Dunn’s documentary, Global Metal won’t be a stranger to this band. Demonic Resurrection’s The Return to Darkness is their 3rd full length album, and also the final chapter in their Darkness trilogy.

The new lineup

While The Return …

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Views from the Pit: Between the Buried and Me

Set List:
1) Obfuscation
2) Disease, Injury, Madness
3) More of Myself to Kill
4) Ants of the Sky
5) Mordecai
6) Swim to the Moon
7) Selkies: The Endless Obsession
8) White Walls

Between the Buried and Me, consisting of vocalist Tommy Rogers, guitarist Paul Waggoner, drummer Blake Richardson, guitarist Dustie Waring, and …

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