Tag: Australia

Album Review: Backyard Mortuary – Lure of the Occult

Backyard Mortuary [Australia]
Lure of the Occult
2012
Full Length
Blood Harvest
Death Metal

Yet another excellent band out of Australia, Backyard Mortuary has been honing their death metal craft since 2002, and over the years their releases have been rather sporadic. Last year however saw the band finally releasing …

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Album Review: Beyond Mortal Dreams – Dreaming Death

Beyond Mortal Dreams [Australia]
Dreaming Death
2012
EP
Lavadome Productions
Death Metal

Having reactivated in 2003, Aussie death metal horde Beyond Mortal Dreams has been pretty active, with numerous demos and a full length out in 2008. But it took them four long years before finally releasing more new materials, with Dreaming …

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Album Review: Denouncement Pyre – Almighty Arcanum

Denouncement Pyre [Australia]
Almighty Arcanum
2013
Full Length
Hells Headbangers Records
Black/Death Metal

2010’s World Cremation got me instantly hooked onto Denouncement Pyre‘s brand of black metal, further cementing Australia’s standing in underground extreme metal. After 3 long years, Decaylust and co. finally release the follow up in the form of Almighty …

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Album Review: Impious Baptism – Wrath of the Apex Predator

Impious Baptism [Australia]
Wrath of the Apex Predator
2013
Full Length
Hells Headbangers Records
Black/Death Metal

Australian black/death metal horde Impious Baptism‘s 2 EPs last year V.A.N.V.D.A. and Path of the Inverted Trinity left me extremely impressed, fitting well into the Hells Headbangers roster. The band this year releases its debut Wrath of …

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Album Review: Sanctium – Sanctium

Sanctium [Australia]
Sanctium
2012
Full Length
Independent
Progressive/Melodic Death Metal

Someone who knows my musical preferences would know that I am a huge sucker for Australian metal, with some of my favourite extreme metal acts being out of the region. However Sanctium is one of the first few progressive or melodic …

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