Tag: 2013

Album Review: Antichristian Kommando – Black Goat Rituals

Antichristian Kommando [Switzerland]
Black Goat Rituals
2013
Full Length
BergStolz
Black Metal

A band with a name like Antichristian Kommando, and with a bestial/filthy Chris Moyen-inspired artwork as such, one would almost expect this Swiss black metal outfit’s debut album Black Goat Rituals to sound like Archgoat or Proclamation, with the …

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Album Review: Human Devastation – Condemación

Human Devastation [Mexico]
Condemación
2013
Full Length
Kukulkan Records
Death Metal

There is something about the water in Mexico that gives all the bands that come out of the region one hell of a filthy, bestial touch, and this is no different on Human Devastation‘s debut full length release, Condemación.

The …

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Album Review: Aratron – The Recovery

Aratron [Netherlands]
The Recovery
2013
Demo
Independent
Death Metal

Aratron was formed all the way back in 2000, but went on a rather long hiatus 2 mere years after their formation. In 2008, the band returned to the Dutch death metal circuit once more, releasing their first recordings in …

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Album Review: Excruciate 666 – Rites of Torturers

Excruciate 666 [France]
Rites of Torturers
2013
Full Length
Iron, Blood & Death Corporation
Black Metal

While French black metal has built a reputation for itself through its quirky styles, bands that follow the old school black metal way also seem to be on the rise, with releases such …

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Album Review: Mercyless – Unholy Black Splendor

Mercyless [France]
Unholy Black Splendor
2013
Full Length
Trendkill Recordings
Death/Thrash Metal

France’s Mercyless has had quite an interesting history, with the band dabbling in genres as diverse as Electro and Trip Rock under the moniker of Day Off Sin, which resulted in the original hiatus of the band in …

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