Local Review: Gaza – East

Local Review: Gaza – East
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Gaza East Exigent Records Gaza = Soilent Green + Today Is The Day + Eyehategod + Pushing Up Daisies Probably unfairly lumped in with many of the metalcore bands coming

Local Review: Circuit Surgeon – Self-Titled

Local Review: Circuit Surgeon – Self-Titled
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Circuit Surgeon Self-Titled Self-released Circuit Surgeon = Skinny Puppy + Noise Unit + Twilight Transmissions + Download Ever wondered what happened to Skinny Puppy? They broke up and reformed as

Local Review: Beyond This Flesh – Self-Titled

Local Review: Beyond This Flesh – Self-Titled
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Beyond This Flesh Self-Titled Beyond This Flesh = At The Gates + The Black Dahlia Murder + Kreator + Total Chaos   Scream as high-pitched, loud and hard as you

Local Review: All Systems Fail – Self-titled 7″ vinyl EP

Local Review: All Systems Fail – Self-titled 7″ vinyl EP
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All Systems Fail Self-titled 7″ vinyl EP Loderback Records All Systems Fail = Discharge + Nausea + Chaos UK Remember the good old days of punk, before the intervention of

Review: Funerus – Festering Earth

Review: Funerus – Festering Earth
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Funerus Festering Earth   Ibex Moon Records   The first demon to escape the gates this month is Funerus, a side project of Incantation mastermind John McEntee. Funerus play abysmal

Review: Estuary – To Exist And Endure

Review: Estuary – To Exist And Endure
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Estuary To Exist and Endure Ibex Moon Records Also from back east is Estuary, with To Exist and Endure. This band started out as Estuary of Calamity, and had a

Review: Enthroned – XES Hareticum

Review: Enthroned – XES Hareticum
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Enthroned XES Hareticum  Napalm Records Ah, Enthroned … one of the best and most underrated black metal bands around. While most BM bands annoy me with their vocalists constantly screeching

Review: Death Du Jour – Fragments of Perdition

Review: Death Du Jour – Fragments of Perdition
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Death Du Jour Fragments of Perdition  Golden Lake Productions With a silly name like that, you would expect these guys to sound like Lawnmower Death or something, but instead, it’s

Review: Carpathian Forest – We’re Going To Hollywood For This DVD

Review: Carpathian Forest – We’re Going To Hollywood For This...
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CARPATHIAN FOREST WE’RE GOING TO HOLLYWOOD FOR THIS DVD  Seasons of Mist Carpathian Forest = Satyricon + Dark Throne + Bethlehem + Dissection   From Norway, Carpathian Forest play black

Review: Bloody Sign – Vana Vingala Loits

Review: Bloody Sign – Vana Vingala Loits
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Bloody Sign Vana Vigala Loits Ibex Moon Records Like their fellow death-metal countrymen Mercyless and Phazm, Bloody Sign manage to combine the speed with guttural heaviness while keeping things interesting