Tag Archive: 2012

Mar 29

Album Review: Bloodshed Walhalla – The Battle Will Never End

Bloodshed Walhalla - The Battle Will Never End

Bloodshed Walhalla [Italy]
The Battle will Never End
2012
Full Length
Fog Foundation
Viking Metal

With a name like Bloodshed Walhalla, anyone familiar with the history of extreme metal would already know what to expect from this Italian viking metal horde. Band mastermind Drakhen also doesn’t shy away from proudly …

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Mar 05

Album Review: Cognizance – Inquisition

Cognizance - Inquisition

Cognizance [UK]
Inquisition
2012
EP
Lacerated Enemy Records
Technical Death Metal

UK technical death metal outfit Cognizance may effectively be just a duo behind the band, but on their debut EP Inquisition the band has a whole host of guest musicians to make their first release one that is equally skull-crushingly …

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Mar 03

Album Review: Unscarred – Fake Democracy

Unscarred - Fake Democracy

Unscarred [France]
Fake Democracy
2012
Demo
Contorted Records
Thrash Metal

I’ve heard enough black and death metal from France to know how weird (or experimental, if you prefer) they can get if the French set their minds to it. Yet thrash is a genre that I hardly hear from …

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Feb 16

Album Review: Exhumation – Hymn to Your God

Exhumation [Indonesia]
Hymn to Your God
2012/2013 (Reissue)
Full Length
Dunkelheit Produktionen
Death Metal

Of all the extreme metal genres out of Indonesia, death metal in particular has caught my attention, with bands such as Siksakubur unleashing some of the most brutal releases from the region, to bands like Deadsquad and …

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Jan 13

Album Review: Amon – Liar in Wait

Amon - Liar in Wait

Amon [USA]
Liar in Wait
2012
Full Length
FDA Rekotz
Death Metal

With the reactivation of the legendary death metal band Amon by the Hoffman brothers, Liar in Wait became one of the most anticipated death metal release in 2012, made all the sweeter with the seemingly declining quality of Deicide releases …

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