Review: Winter Solstice – The Fall of Rome

Review: Winter Solstice – The Fall of Rome
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Winter Solstice The Fall of Rome  Metal Blade Records Ooh, tricky—I thought by the title and statue on the cover, this would be gothic metal or power metal, but it’s

Review: With Passion – In the Midst of Bloodied Soil

Review: With Passion – In the Midst of Bloodied Soil
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With Passion In the Midst of Bloodied Soil  Earache Records With Passion = Bathroom after lots of Mexican food It’s hit-and-miss with Earache Records anymore. It seems as though they

Review: Testament – Seen Between the Lines DVD

Review: Testament – Seen Between the Lines DVD
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Testament Seen Between the Lines DVD Escapi Testament = Slayer + Exodus + (old) Metallica An entire concert as well as video clips. The traditional stuff for a DVD these

Review: Ritual Carnage – I, Infidel

Review: Ritual Carnage – I, Infidel
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Ritual Carnage I, Infidel Osmose Productions Ritual Carnage = Hellchild + Hellbastard + Exodus There’s a lot of declaration in metal these days—“I, Monarch!” “I, Infidel!” What’s the deal? Anyway,

Review: Phazm – Hate at First Seed

Review: Phazm – Hate at First Seed
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Phazm Hate at First Seed Osmose Productions   Phazm are a French band that sound more like Amebix than any of their death metal contemporaries. This came across during the

Review: Origin – Echoes of Decimation

Review: Origin – Echoes of Decimation
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Origin Echoes of Decimation Relapse Records   Clocking in with nine tracks (no intros!) in just under half an hour, you might suspect that Origin’s newest release in well over

Review: Mortician – Re-Animated Dead Flesh

Review: Mortician – Re-Animated Dead Flesh
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MORTICIAN RE-ANIMATED DEAD FLESH  Mortician Records Mortician = Do you really need this? Okay- Cannibal Corpse + Napalm Death + Incantation   The seventh album from the Relapse Records-professed “World’s

Review: Lost Soul – Chaostream

Review: Lost Soul – Chaostream
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Lost Soul Chaostream Earache Records   By the horns of Satan, I had to listen to this album twice just to make sure it was as insanely kick ass as

Review: Impaled – Death After Life

Review: Impaled – Death After Life
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Impaled Death After Life Century Media Records   As I scraped shredded meat off of the scalpels and saws on my block, I noticed the pus oozing from the new

Review: Hell-Born – Legacy Of The Nephilim

Review: Hell-Born – Legacy Of The Nephilim
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Hell-Born Legacy of the Nephilim Conquer Records Hell-Born is a band from Poland that sounds remarkably close in style to Japan’s Hellchild. This album has a definite thrash metal feel