Tag Archive: Brutal Death Metal

Feb 06

Fetid Zombie – Grotesque Creation

Mark Riddick – a name well-known in death metal for his grotesque artworks – return this year with his fifth full length album with his death metal project, Fetid Zombie. Simply titled Grotesque Creation, how grotesque can his fifth full length creation be, and does he live up to his reputation as a death metal artist in music as he does in his artworks?

Dec 01

Tech-Death Madness: Interviews with Archspire and Beyond Creation

It’s tech-death double bill month as we bring to you two of the most highly technical death metal heroes of the year, Archspire and Beyond Creation. While each band presents different face of tech-death – Archspire‘s brutal and intense style vis-a-vis Beyond Creation‘s neoclassical inspired style, the brilliance exuded by each of their latest masterpieces, The Lucid Collective and …

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Nov 01

Band of the Month: Hiss from the Moat

Hiss from the Moat epitomises the dominant style of Italian death metal currently – brutal, technical and relentless. Following in the footsteps of compatriots Hour of Penance and Fleshgod Apocalypse, this three-piece act even boasts James Payne behind the drums, and Paolo on session vocals on their debut album, Misanthropy. We catch up with the band to learn more about the concept behind Misanthropy (which has now been picked up by Nuclear Blast), and the philosophy behind their music.

Jul 12

Album Review: Across the Swarm – Across the Swarm

Across the Swarm - Across the Swarm

Across the Swarm [Italy]
Across the Swarm
2014
EP
Independent
Brutal Death Metal

On first look/listen, Italy’s Across the Swarm seems like another of those brutal death metal bands of late, with their eponymous debut EP featuring the usual gory and disturbing cover artwork, and even opening track Hang Out easily reminding one …

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Jun 29

Album Review: Omnihility – Deathscapes of the Subconscious

Omnihility - Deathscapes of the Subconscious

Omnihiity [USA]
Deathscapes of the Subconscious
2014
Full Length
Unique Leader Records
Technical/Brutal Death Metal

Unique Leader seems to be on a roll recently with the whole string of technical and brutal death metal releases, and I’ll be lying if I said that I didn’t enjoy them and found …

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