Tag: Germany

Album Review: Imperious – Varus

Imperious [Germany]
Varus
2011
Full Length
Heretic Visions Productions
Black Metal

Encountering bands that proclaim themselves to play “epic” metal has always left me slightly apprehensive, with pointless long song running times that usually end up making the album epic only in terms of the length of the track. Varus is …

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Album Review: Rusting Sun – Behind the Shadows

Rusting Sun [Germany]
Behind the Shadows
2011
Full Length
Black Devastation Records
Black Metal

Rusting Sun is a new band out of Germany, playing black metal with numerous avant-garde references in their songwriting style. Behind the Shadows is their debut full length album, released under the same label that brought you bands …

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Views from the Pit: Creative Chaos Vol. 1

Nafrat, Toxic Holocaust and Obscura were slated to play in Cynical Sounds’ very first edition of Creative Chaos on the 28th of September. The venue was a familiar place, the Substation. The venue last saw some big acts including Marduk and Between the Buried and Me, and the sound was expected to be pretty decent. …

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Interview with Obscura

Tech-death legends Obscura recently performed in Singapore on the Creative Chaos Vol. 1 show, along with Toxic Holocaust. We manage to catch up with the band to talk about their music and find out more about what the future holds for the band.

HMT: Thank you very much for giving us this opportunity …

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Album Review: Goregast – Desechos Humanos

Goregast [Germany]
Desechos Humanos
2011
Full Length
FDA Rekotz
Death Metal/Grindcore
7.8/10

Germany’s Goregast returns this year after 4 years of silence with their third full length album, Desechos Humanos. While grindcore itself as a genre usually doesn’t manage to really capture my attention, the fusion of death metal and …

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