Category: Full Length

Album Review: Ihsahn – After

Ihsahn (Norway)
After
2010
Full Length
Progressive Metal/Avant-Garde/Experimental

Ihsahn’s latest effort, After is a make or break affair for the long term die hard fan. While this album has gotten heavier with lots of heavy palm muting and crushing tone, it has gotten more experiemntal as well, with lots of saxophone …

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Album Review: Sigh – Scenes from Hell

Sigh [JAPAN]
Scenes from Hell
2010
Full Length
Black Metal/Avant-Garde/Experimental

Scenes from Hell is renowned Japanese band, Sigh’s 8th full length album in a career spanning 20 years. As with all previous releases by Sigh, this album continues their style of experimenting with fusing various musical influences into their brand of …

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Album Review: Dues Ex Machina – I, Human

Deus Ex Machina [SINGAPORE]
I, Human
Full Length
2009
Death Metal

To be really honest, this wasn’t an easy record to review. In fact it could possibly have been one of the hardest that I have ever reviewed. Not that it was a bad record, but like some good classics out …

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Album Review: Xanadoo – Black. Death. Grind. Shit!

Xanadoo [SINGAPORE]
Black. Death. Grind. Shit!
2010
Full Length
Thrash Metal/Crossover

Black. Death. Grind. Shit! is Xanadoo’s latest output and the band’s debut full-length album. Consisting of 8 tracks, this album clocks under 30 minutes, of which 6 are tracks that are re-recorded versions of their previous 2 demos, Blood is …

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Album Review: Skeletal Augury – Victory of the Holocaust

Skeletal Augury [CHINA]
Victory of the Holocaust
2008
Full Length
Black/thrash metal

Being known for it’s tight rules and heavy censorship over media, Skeletal Augury is one of the few China extreme metal bands that managed to catch my attention (besides Ritual Day, the band that appearead on Sam Dunn’s Global …

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