Tag: Brutal Death Metal

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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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.

Album Review: 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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Album Review: 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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Album Review: Origin – Omnipresent

Origin [USA]
Omnipresent
2014
Full Length
Agonia Records
Technical/Brutal Death Metal

What a ridiculously good year for death metal this has been, with outstanding releases ranging from legends such as Misery Index and Hour of Penance to those of younger bands like The Kennedy Veil and Archspire. Origin joins the party slightly late with their …

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