Tag: Sonic Blast Media

Album Review: Rudra – RTA

Rudra [Singapore]
RTA
2013
Full Length
Sonic Blast Media
Death Metal

So 2 weeks before the release of the new Rudra album, I bumped into frontman Kathir, and following a short discussion on how much I disliked long albums (how my preferences have changed over the years), he promised me …

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Heavy Metal Tribune #009 (April 2013)

OUT NOW: Heavy Metal Tribune #009

Rotting Christ graces our cover this month, with mainman Sakis telling us more about the process behind their new full length release, Kata Ton Daimona Eaftou. We then have Nader Sadek talk to us about his fascination about petroleum on his project, In the Flesh, and how the …

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Album Review: The Wandering Ascetic – Manifest Destiny

The Wandering Ascetic [Singapore]
Manifest Destiny
2013
EP
Sonic Blast Media
Black/Death Metal

The Wandering Ascetic is a newly formed extreme metal band out of Singapore, and features Rudra frontman Kathir in its lineup. With their newly released debut EP, Manifest Destiny, it leaves fans of Kathir and his …

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Album Review: Zushakon – Zushakon

Zushakon [Singapore]
Zushakon
2013
Full Length
Sonic Blast Media
Black Metal

Despite now having an updated lineup with Kathir of Rudra fame on strings, Zushakon‘s debut self-titled full length contains remastered tracks off previous releases, including tracks from the Chaosophist/World Ablaze compilation and their split with fellow Singaporean black metal band Luna …

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Album Review: Nepente – Suffering is the Seed

Nepente [Colombia]
Suffering is the Seed
2012 (Digital)/2013 (CD)
Full Length
Metalhit.com/Sonic Blast Media
Black/Death Metal

South American extreme metal is not know to be subtle, with some of the harshest and barbaric sounds coming out of the region, and Nepente proudly upholds the tradition with Suffering is the Seed, the …

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