Tag: Dark Descent Records

Album Review: Gravehill – Death Curse

Gravehill [USA]
Death Curse
2014
Full Length
Dark Descent Records
Black/Death/Thrash Metal

Gravehill is one of those bands that defy genre classifications, and if there really is a need for a description for their style of music, it can be summarised as “old school”. Having followed the band since …

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Album Review: Heresiarch – Wælwulf

Heresiarch [New Zealand]
Wælwulf
2014
EP
Dark Descent Records
Black/Death Metal

When New Zealand’s Heresiarch first released their debut EP, Hammer of Intransigence in 2011, I was completely blown away, with that EP easily being one of my all time favourite war metal releases. The announcement of the band’s release of …

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Album Review: Corpsessed – Abysmal Thresholds

Corpsessed [Finland]
Abysmal Thresholds
2014
Full Length
Dark Descent Records
Death Metal

Even though old school Finnish death metal wasn’t my poison of choice until rather recently with the return of bands such as Convulse and Purtenance, Corpsessed managed to capture my attention back in 2011 with their debut release, The Dagger & …

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Album Review: Lvcifyre – Svn Eater

Lvcifyre [UK]
Svn Eater
2014
Full Length
Dark Descent Records
Black/Death Metal

The 2011 Lvcifyre debut album The Calling Depths was extremely impressive, with the band dishing out some of the most intense black/death metal of the year, not unlike Polish legends such as Behemoth or Infernal War with the speed and intensity that …

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Album Review: Temple Nightside – Condemnation

Temple Nightside [Australia]
Condemnation
2013
Full Length
Dark Descent Records/Nuclear Winter Records
Black/Death Metal

Australia as a fertile ground for remarkable extreme metal acts is undeniable, and joining the ranks of bands such as Impious Baptism, Nocturnal Graves and the likes is Temple Nightside, with this year seeing the release of their debut …

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