Quick Reviews – Annihilated, Blackwolfgoat, Bowl Ethereal & Brimstone Coven

annihilatedIf your band name is Annihilated then your music better portray the very meaning of that word. Thankfully, this band nails it and the music is just gnarly death metal with plenty of groove and filthy tone. Continue reading

Review: Sidious – Revealed in Profane Splendour

sidiousSidious is another one of Kaotoxin’s pride and joys, which is easy to see why since this band has a killer blackened death metal sound that is far beyond many other acts. The band is a combination of artists that are actually from other Kaotoxin acts: Colosus and Eye of Solitude. Vocal duties lie on a new man now but the result is a step up from last years EP called “Ascension to the Throne ov Self”. Somehow, the group is more aggressive and still righteous in every aspect of their sound. Sidious is one of those bands you need on your radar if you are looking for the next best heavy act.

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Despised Icon Announce Reunion shows

despised iconReactivated Montreal, Canadian death metal pioneers, Despised Icon, have now announced some North American shows this Winter. The band recently performed a run of dates in Europe, four years after announcing that the group would be disbanding. While no album or full tour is planned, the members of the group are just happy to be back on stage performing together.  Vocalist, Alex Erian comments: Continue reading

Review: Hideous Divinity – Cobra Verde

Hideous_Divinityl_Cobra_IMItalian death metallers (I’ve finally used the term ‘metallers’) Hideous Divinity hath returned!!! Hot off of their run with their last album “Obeisance Rising”, the horde bring us their next ultra brutal offering called “Cobra Verde” and it’s just ball bustingly brilliant. If you liked their last album, then you’ll easily love this one. If you like Hour of Penance, Nile and other truly brilliant semi technical death metal like them. Then this is a no brainer. 

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