Category Archive: Album Review

Aug 31

Album Review: Morbider/Abyssus – From the Abyss Raised the Morbid

Morbider - Abyssus - From the Abyss Raised the Morbid

Morbider/Abyssus [Czech Republic/Greece]
From the Abyss Raised the Morbid
2014
Split
Ablaze Productions
Death Metal

Yet another split featuring acts from countries other than Sweden playing death metal in the veins of old school Swedish style. Morbider, hailing from Czech Republic and Abyssus from Greece comes together on their brand new split, From the …

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Aug 30

Album Review: Truth Be Known – By Any Means Necessary

Truth Be Known - By Any Means Necessary

Truth Be Known [Singapore]
By Any Means Necessary
2014
Full Length
MourningSound Records
Death Metal/Grindcore

Truth Be Known is one of the first local bands that I encountered early into my exploration of local metal, and until today, they remain one of the few local bands that have stayed …

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Aug 24

Album Review: Soundchaser – Changes Part I: The Betrayed

Soundchaser - Changes Part I

Soundchaser [Belgium]
Changes Part I: The Betrayed
2014
Full Length
Independent
Heavy Metal

Belgium heavy metal band Soundchaser‘s sophomore full length effort, Changes Part I: The Betrayed got me rather intrigued, with the album broken down into four main acts, yet at the same time the rather weird, short track titles on …

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Aug 23

Album Review: Lurking Evil – The Almighty Hordes of the Undead

Lurking Evil - The Almighty Hordes of the Undead

Lurking Evil [Spain]
The Almighty Hordes of the Undead
2014
Full Length
Razorback Recordings
Black/Thrash Metal/Punk

Spain has spat forth numerous impressive death metal acts, with the death metal scene strengthened by the likes of Xtreem Music and the various musical explorations of Dave Rotten. Lurking Evil may not be …

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Aug 16

Album Review: Broozer – 12.04.12

Broozer - 12.04.12

Broozer [Australia]
12.04.12
2012
Full Length
Grindhead Records
Sludge Metal

I half-expected an amateur-sounding brutal death metal band when looking at the gory, gruesome artwork on Broozer‘s debut full lenth, 12.04.12. But this Australian outfit’s musical style can’t be further from this initial expectation of mine.

Instead, Broozer‘s 12.04.12 is 34 minutes of …

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