Tag: Nuclear Blast Records

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: Behemoth – The Satanist

Behemoth [Poland]
The Satanist
2014
Full Length
Nuclear Blast
Black/Death Metal

Behemoth may be one of the first extreme metal bands that I encountered early in my journey into the genre, but despite their stature in the international scene they have never really been one of my favourites, and …

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Album Review: Hiss from the Moat – Misanthropy

Hiss from the Moat [Italy]
Misanthropy
2013
Full Length
Nuclear Blast/Lacerated Enemy Records
Black/Death Metal/Deathcore

After a successful run with their 2011 EP The Carved Flesh Message, Italian blackened death metal horde Hiss from the Moat returns with their debut full length album, Misanthropy. Already with bands like Hour of Penance bearing the …

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Album Review: Orchid – The Mouths of Madness

Orchid [USA]
The Mouths of Madness
2013
Full Length
Nuclear Blast Records
Doom Metal

Prior to this, the only Orchid that I knew was the screamo band, with my fleeting encounter with them back in my early days of discovering music. So I was rather confused when I keep hearing Black …

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Album Review: Enforcer – Death by Fire

Enforcer (Sweden)
Death by Fire
2013
Full Length
Nuclear Blast Records
Heavy Metal

In 2011 and 2012, Enforcer and Ghost quickly became two of my favourite non-extreme metal bands, with the former’s sophomore Diamonds and the latter’s debut quickly becoming my favourite records. While Ghost disappointed me late last year with the preview …

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