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Chronicle – Where Chaos Thrives – Album Review

Artist: Chronicle Album Title: Where Chaos Thrives Label: Mighty Music Date of Release: 19 May 2023 ‘Hmm…that looks like an interesting, strangely alluring cover’, I thought whilst flicking through the mountain of promos sent my way of late. ‘For fans of The Black Dahlia Murder, Carcass, Children Of Bodom, Revocation’, I then read. ‘Consider my  Continue Reading »

Ne Obliviscaris – Exul – Album Review

Artist: Ne Obliviscaris Album Title: Exul Label: Season Of Mist Date of Release: 24 March 2023 How do you follow an album of the outstanding quality of ‘Urn’? An album about which I am on record as stating: “…Ne Obliviscaris have put together a near-flawless masterpiece with ‘Urn’. It is the sound of the progressive  Continue Reading »

Greylotus – Downfall – Album Review

Artist: Greylotus Album Title: Downfall Label: The Artisan Era Date of Release: 8 July 2022 Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, Greylotus are a relatively new and emerging name in the technical death metal arena. They released an EP in 2018 entitled ‘Savior’, and toured in the US with Abiotic, Cognitive, and God Of Nothing in 2019.  Continue Reading »

The best albums of 2022 so far – April to June

We’re halfway through 2022 already. How on Earth did that happen? It’s true what they say, that the older you get, the faster time seems to fly by. However, the good news is that it gives me an excuse to bring you a round-up post of my favourite albums that have been released in the  Continue Reading »

Exocrine – The Hybrid Suns – Album Review

Artist: Exocrine Album Title: The Hybrid Suns Label: Unique Leader Records Date of Release: 17 June 2022 I come at this review as a newbie, unfamiliar with the work of Exocrine, but within a couple of spins through, I found myself wishing that this wasn’t the case. However, it isn’t the greatest surprise in the  Continue Reading »

Truent – Through The Vale Of Earthly Torment – Album Review

Artist: Truent Album Title: Through The Vale Of Earthly Torment Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 17 June 2022 The opportunity to review a debut album and an independent release is something I always struggle to refuse, and so here I am reviewing ‘Through the Vale Of Earthly Torment’, the first full-length record to see  Continue Reading »

Artificial Brain – Artificial Brain – Album Review

Artist: Artificial Brain Album Title: Artificial Brain Label: Profound Lore Records Date of Release: 3 June 2022 I think that it is safe to say that this record has surprised me. I’d heard very little about Artificial Brain prior to being sent this promo opportunity, so I was expecting an album full of brutal and  Continue Reading »

Buried Realm – Buried Realm – Album Review

Artist: Buried Realm Album Title: Buried Realm Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 3 June 2022 “…‘Embodiment Of The Divine’ is a great record, deservedly raising the stock of the talented Josh Dummer and Buried Realm ever higher. This is one of the best melodic death metal albums I have heard this year, just as  Continue Reading »

Arkaik – Labyrinth Of Hungry Ghosts – Album Review

Artist: Arkaik Album Title: Labyrinth Of Hungry Ghosts Label: The Artisan Era Date of Release: 11 March 2022 I’m not sure whether it is because of my new-found love of the genre, and as such I’m seeking more out, but 2022 seems to have been flooded with some extremely high-quality technical death metal. In fact,  Continue Reading »

Godless Truth – Godless Truth – Album Review

Artist: Godless Truth Album Title: Godless Truth Label: Transcending Obscurity Records Date of Release: 4 March 2022 I’ll be the first to admit that I am becoming a little addicted to the music that Transcending Obscurity Records have been serving up of late. Admittedly, not all of it is perfect, but the quality is generally  Continue Reading »

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