ALBUM REVIEW: Cannibal Corpse – Violence Unimagined


 

Back with another album cover deemed unsuitable for public consumption, it’s nice to see death metal legends Cannibal Corpse still shocking the squeamish and easily offended. Having to replace controversial artwork with something a little more palatable had almost become a tradition at one time but the new record Violence Unimagined(Metal Blade) is the first time the band has actually been deemed worthy of censorship since 2012.

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Inhuman Condition Unveil “Rat God” Album Artwork by Artist Dan Goldsworthy


 

Floridian Death Metal supergroup Inhuman Condition has unleashed their killer new artwork for their upcoming new album, Rat God, due out later in 2021 via Blood Blast distribution for digital and Black Serpent Records on vinyl. Working with legendary metal covers artist Dan Goldsworthy (Accept, Cradle Of Filth, Xentrix, Alestorm)the artwork matches the promise of this sick new music to come. Check out the album covers here.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Memoriam – To The End


 

Would you like to know what’s one of my favorite aspects of metal? It’s that it’s too goddam stubborn to ever go away. As long as there is breath in a metalhead’s lungs they’re going to find ways to tune lower or crank in even more blast beats into a song. As To The End (Reaper Entertainment) roared from my car’s stereo is when I realized that Memoriam is Karl Willets’ latest musical endeavor despite already having a hall of fame run with Bolt Thrower. Bless that man.

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EP REVIEW: Skeleton – Ordainment of Divinity


While preparing their planned full-length for the end of this year, Skeleton has surprised us with the EP Ordainment of Divinity on 20 Buck Spin. This 12 minutes demo comes straight from the catacombs to fulfill your ears with dusty and viscid aggressiveness immersed on a Lo-fi production that is undoubtedly instigating us for a ‘nuclear bomb’ record.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Brand of Sacrifice – Lifeblood – Blood Blast


 

Father forgive me because we have to talk about Brand of Sacrifice’s Lifeblood (Blood Blast Distribution). Listen, I really wanted to enjoy Lifeblood as we need to build up new stars in heavy music, but this simply isn’t it chief. Maybe if we stripped the many layers of triggered drums, modulated vocals, unimportant guest appearances and waves of synths we could find something worth working with. But as it stands, I cannot sanction this buffoonery.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Wolf King – The Path Of Wrath


 

Neither a sequel to Tiger King nor a thrash metal act usually associated with the region, Californian act Wolf King blasts their way out of the Bay Area with some seriously sick and abrasive blackened hardcore on their second album, The Path of Wrath (Prosthetic Records).

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Out of Hand – “Weak Willed”


Puerto Rico-based Death-Thrash Out of Hand has dropped a killer new video for their crushing single – “Weak Willed” debuting today at Ghost Cult! The brutal song is the first taste of new music from their upcoming album Exility, due out on May 7, 2021. We are super stoked to hear more from this talented band, but in the meantime, check out this video!

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Obituary Announces a Livestream Series Featuring “The End Complete” Performed In Full


 

Long-running Death Metal Obituary has booked a new two-part Spring livestream series. The band will perform the band’s favorite songs on March 27th and then in a separate performance, play all of their classic album The End Complete in its entirety on April 3rd. You can get tickets and merch at the link below.,

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ALBUM REVIEW: Summoning The Lich – United In Chaos – Prosthetic Records


Formed in St. Louis, Missouri in 2017, Summoning the Lich have been blasting their way through the death metal scene for the last three years, their hard work resulting in debut album and a no-nonsense slab of brutal deathcore, United In Chaos (Prosthetic Records).

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