Category Archive: Full Length

Apr 23

Album Review: Beneath – The Barren Throne

Beneath - The Barren Throne

Beneath [Iceland]
The Barren Throne
2014
Full Length
Unique Leader Records
Brutal Death Metal

Unique Leader Records has been releasing a string of strong brutal and technical death metal albums this year, from The Kennedy Veil‘s sophomore to the recent Alterbeast debut, all of which helped deepen my interest in this particular …

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Apr 22

Album Review: Archspire – The Lucid Collective

Archspire [Canada]
The Lucid Collective
2014
Full Length
Season of Mist
Technical Death Metal

After the last Archspire album in 2011, All Shall Align, which left a deep impression on me, this Canadian outfit easily became one of my favourite technical death metal acts. The band’s sophomore album, The Lucid Collective, therefore …

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Apr 20

Album Review: Decembre Noir – A Discouraged Believer

Decembre Noir - A Discouraged Believer

Décembre Noir [Germany]
A Discouraged Believer
2014
Full Length
FDA Rekotz
Death/Doom Metal

Formed in 2008, it will not be until this year that German melancholic band Décembre Noir releases their debut full length album, A Discouraged Believer. Already encountering much brutality from Germany, it is indeed refreshing to hear something …

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Apr 20

Album Review: Skinfather – None will Mourn

Skinfather - None will Mourn

Skinfather [USA]
None Will Mourn
2014
Full Length
Streetcleaner Records
Death Metal

While Skinfather hails from a land more known for it’s thrashy or crushing death metal exports, the band instead chooses a sound that leans more towards the Scandinavian end of the spectrum, and their debut full length None Will …

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Apr 18

Album Review: Satanic Warmaster – Nachzehrer

Satanic Warmaster - Nachzehrer

Satanic Warmaster [Finland]
Nachzehrer
2010/2014 (PLP Reissue)
Full Length
Werewolf Records/Hells Headbangers
Black Metal

Satanic Warmaster, one of the first black metal bands that I got really obsessed with early into my foray into the genre. Carelian Satanist Madness was one of the very first blind buys that I made, …

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