Tag: India

Album Review: Devoid – The Invasion

Devoid [India]
The Invasion
2013
EP
Independent
Death/Thrash Metal

Devoid was easily one of my favourite Indian extreme metal acts back when I first started trying to discover Indian metal bands. A God’s Lie was a stellar release, fusing speed and melody into one hell of a frenzy headbanging journey, …

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Album Review: Rectified Spirit – Rectified Spirit

Rectified Spirit [India]
Rectified Spirit
2012
Full Length
Demonstealer Records
Melodic Death Metal/Metalcore

There was a time when metal from Asia was rather unheard of (with the exception of numerous greats), and metal was generally restricted to Europe and the Americas. But gone are the days, with bands coming …

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Heavy Metal Tribune Issue 5 (December 2012)

OUT NOW: Issue 5 of Heavy Metal Tribune Zine!

This month we talk UK to punk-turned-thrash metal band Onslaught, to learn more about the band’s illustrious past from the eyes of bassist Jeff, and to know what it is like to work with one of the pioneering UK thrash bands. We also talk to …

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Mid-Year Recap

It’s been helluva year so far, and even though it’s only been half a  year, there have been many good releases, both from genres that I love and from genres that I hardly listen to. As well, there have been quite a number of disappointments. Below we shall list a couple of noteworthy releases over …

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Album Review: Heathen Beast – The Drowning of the Elephant God

Heathen Beast [India]
The Drowning of the Elephant God
2012
EP
Independent
Black Metal

India’s Heathen Beast‘s 2010 debut 3-track demo Ayodhya Burns was a nice introduction to the band, with their aggressive brand of black metal. The band, within a few days of the announcement of their new EP, The Drowning of the Elephant God has …

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