Category Archive: Split

Apr 18

Album Review: Acid Witch/Nunslaughter – Spooky

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Acid Witch/Nunslaughter [USA]
Spooky
2014
Split
Hells Headbangers
Death/Doom Metal

In keeping up with the trend of horror and spookiness, this year sees the union of two of Hells Headbangers’ most evil bands, Acid Witch and Nunslaughter in a split 7″, simply entitled Spooky.

It has been a long while since I last listened …

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Nov 08

Album Review: Xanadoo/Fastkill – Thrashing in the East

Xanadoo-Fastkill - Thrashing in the East

Xanadoo/Fastkill [Singapore/Japan]
Thrashing in the East
2012
Split
Nuclear Gaichal Recordings
Thrash Metal

Thrashing in the East presents two of my favourite Asian thrash metal bands on one CD, with Singapore’s Xanadoo and Japan’s Fastkill coming together to provide 8 tracks of good, thrashing fun. Xanadoo‘s 2010 debut full length album Black.Death.Grind.Shit! contained …

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Oct 30

Album Review: Spun in Darkness/Gravewürm – Vengeance from Beyond the Grave

Spun in Darkness-Gravewurm - Vengeance from Beyond the Grave

Spun in Darkness/Gravewürm [USA]
Vengeance from Beyond the Grave
2012
Split
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
Black/Death/Thrash Metal

It’s been quite awhile since I last heard of the insane black/death/thrash metal band Gravewürm, with Blood of the Pentagram already 2 years old. The news of a new split release …

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Aug 10

Album Review: Vestal Claret/Ungod Split

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Vestal Claret/Ungod [USA/Germany]
Vestal Claret/Ungod
2012
Split
NoVisible Scars
Doom Metal/Black Metal

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Vestal Claret‘s music has charmed me ever since my first encounter with their excellent contribution to their split with India’s Albatross, and left me craving for more by this doom …

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Jul 30

Album Review: Shroud of Despondency / Cholernik Split

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Shroud of Despondency/Cholernik [USA]
Shroud of Despondency/Cholernik
2012
Full Length
Independent
Black Metal/Atmospheric Black Metal

Shroud of Despondency is obviously an extremely hardworking band, with 5 releases in a single year since their reactivation, and after that a quick follow up this year with their second full length album …

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