Black Metal from the Fenlands of East Anglia, UK. Terrifying & captivating wrenched from the bleak, flat nothingness that makes up much of the surrounding area native to The Infernal Sea.

The Infernal Sea draw influences from the founding fathers of Black Metal while fi...

June 29, 2020

This review is going to talk about 2 things, firstly its going to talk about the new Defeated Sanity record The Sanguinary Impetus and secondly its going to be me telling you why Defeated Sanity are the best band in Death Metal at the moment.

So...

June 29, 2020

Will there ever be a period in extreme music more under appreciated than the Death Metal scene during the 15 year span of 1990 - 2005? If you ask me then probably not in all honesty. 

Why am I asking that question regarding a review for a 2020 release you might be think...

June 17, 2020

Bay Area metal icons MACHINE HEAD have released ‘Civil Unrest,’ a 2-song digital single, featuring A-side, "Stop The Bleeding" and B-side, "Bulletproof," with the former featuring additional guest vocals from Killswitch Engage frontman, Jesse Leach. This pair of fierce...

June 17, 2020

Lamb Of God are back! It’s been a long 5 year wait for the American Heavy Metal stalwarts to return with a new effort and quite the return it is. With an ever growing back catalogue, the band have been a staple in most metal fans libraries. A continuous ‘go-to’ for tho...

June 15, 2020

Packaged into the format of the lesser released 10” record, Relapse artists and Matt Harvey fronted acts Exhumed and Gruesome have combined to release Twisted Horror a split release containing 5 tracks showcasing the 2 bands different takes on old school Death Metal.

Ex...

June 9, 2020

Rolling Stone magazine have called the Cro-Mags ‘the founding band of hardcore punk’ and with that said the news of the bands sixth album ‘In the Beginning’ is monumental news. True we’ve known for some time that it was coming but this is still the first album since ‘R...

June 9, 2020

When musicians as well respected as those from bands such as Yob, Amenra and Wiegedood get together to create a brand new side project, you know you're in for a treat. Living gate focusses on classic, old school death metal exclusively. Despite the various members' ecl...

June 9, 2020

Starting off “The Curse of the Crystal Coconut” is the first single of the album “Treasure Chest Party Quest”. A song that tries to separate Alestorm from their usual pirate based lyrics, but ends up sounding as piratey, if not more, than previous alestorm songs. The m...

June 1, 2020

For quite some time after the turn of the millennium, drowned under a deluge of 'deathcore' and 'brutal slam', old school death metal seemed, well, a bit dead. However, the last four or five years have seen a major revival of the classic style, led by bands such as Tom...

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