Category Archive: EP

Jul 12

Album Review: Across the Swarm – Across the Swarm

Across the Swarm - Across the Swarm

Across the Swarm [Italy]
Across the Swarm
2014
EP
Independent
Brutal Death Metal

On first look/listen, Italy’s Across the Swarm seems like another of those brutal death metal bands of late, with their eponymous debut EP featuring the usual gory and disturbing cover artwork, and even opening track Hang Out easily reminding one …

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Jul 06

Album Review: Parris Hyde – I Killed My Wife with a Knife

Parris Hyde - I Killed My Wife with a Knife

Parris Hyde [Italy]
I Killed My Wife with a Knife
2013
EP
Independent
Hard Rock/Heavy Metal

When I received the promotional package of Italian melodic hard rock/heavy metal band Parris Hyde, I wasn’t sure whether to take them seriously or not at all. On top of the CD containing the …

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Jun 07

Album Review: Creinium – Project Utopia

Creinium [Finland]
Project Utopia
2014
EP
Inverse Records
Technical Melodic Death Metal

Having already been pampered by so many other impressive death metal artworks this year so far, Finnish technical death metal band Creinium‘s Project Utopia‘s cover looked rather… Amateurish. But as they always say, do not judge a book …

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May 15

Album Review: Under the Church – Under the Church

Under the Church [Sweden]
Under the Church
2014
EP
Pulverised Records
Death Metal

With Under the Church featuring 2 ex-members of the legendary Nirvana 2002, fans of Swedish death metal will definitely know what they are getting themselves into with the band’s new, eponymous EP, with their debut demo release last …

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Apr 30

Album Review: Angist – Circle of Suffering

Angist - Circle of Suffering

Angist [Iceland]
Circle of Suffering
2011/2014 (Reissue)
EP
Hammerheart Records
Death Metal

After the recent encounter with the brilliant Icelandic tech-death band Beneath, here we are with another dosage of Icelandic brutality with Angist‘s debut EP. While originally released independently by the band in 2011, Angist‘s Circle of Suffering gets vinyl treatment this …

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