Tag: Purtenance

Album Review: Question – Doomed Passages

Question [Mexico]
Doomed Passages
2014
Full Length
Chaos Records
Death Metal

My impression of Mexican extreme metal has always been its evilness, with bands like Zombiefication managing to put together elements from genres taken from other regions into a sound that stands out with its crushing intensity and added touch of …

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Album Review: Adramelech – Psychostasia

Adramelech [Finland]
Psychostasia
1996/2014 (Reissue)
Full Length
Repulse Records/Xtreem Music(Reissue)
Death Metal

Adramelech was one of those names that I have heard being thrown around since my fascination with Finnish death metal began 2 years ago, and having encountered the likes of Demilich, Convulse and Purtenance, it wasn’t until this year that …

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Best of 2013 (so far…)

It’s the time of the year again where we compile some of the albums that have grabbed our attention. We have seen and heard many good releases from bands young and old over the past year, and below is a non-exhaustive list of great records put out in the year 2013.

In no particular order:

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Album Review: Purtenance – Awaken from Slumber

Purtenance [Finland]
Awaken from Slumber
2013
Full Length
Xtreem Music
Death Metal

My interest in Finnish death metal soared at the start of this year with the introduction of Vorum and their excellent debut full length, resulting in me digging deeper and deeper into Finnish death metal history. It certainly …

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