Quick Reviews: Swine Overlord, Arkodaemik, Curseworship & Asmodey

swine overlordSwine Overlord’s debut album “Parables of Umbral Transcendence” is within the vein of Malodorous, Infant Annihilator and Splattered Entrails. Just that nasty brutal death metal that sounded like it was recorded in a buddies bedroom. Nasty production but it adds to the overall effect of the disgusting and sinister vibe these guys put out. Filled with drum groove, slam riffs and gutturals that would melt the face off of your dear ol grandma. 4 out of 5


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Quick Reviews: Father Murphy, Anti Ritual, Cannabis Corpse/Ghoul Split & Graves At Sea/Sourvein

father murphyFather Murphy – “Pain Is On Our Side Now”. I wasn’t sure if I was going to review this or not, the description is confusing, the music is weird and I believe this belongs in /r/awkwardboner. I’ll label this as drone though and tell you that this is a must listen. It’s very experimental, very random and very off putting. A weird & terrifyingly unique experience. 3.5 out of 5




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Album Review: Agarttha – A Water Which Does Not Wet Hands

agartthaAgarttha…if ambient doom wasn’t a thing yet…it is now. Written entirely by one woman, Francesca Marongiu, she breaks down barriers and creates her own blend of music. A new genre…well something almost entirely new. Agarttha will move your soul if you give it a chance, and boy should you give it a chance.

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Album Review: No Paris – Past Decussations

coverNo Paris is as drone as they come. Usually I enjoy this genre and want it typically layered with more than just noise but No Paris takes the minimalist approach. Barely adding anything besides the one “instrument”, the music is bleak and soulless. Some of my favorite drone albums are typically emotional and it usually hits you hard with things that make you think but No Paris’ latest album is just dull.

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