ALBUM REVIEW: Wake – Thought Form Descent

Since their earlier days as a formidable and unmistakable grindcore act, the evolution of Calgary, Alberta’s Wake has been an absolutely joyous spectacle to witness. Expanding their sound with wider influences and tones on later releases, the culmination up until this point was 2020’s spectacular Devouring Ruin which, whilst utterly furious and feral also conjured further expansiveness and intrigue to their sound. It was a truly exciting work that deservedly generated high expectations for what was next (as well as signing to Metal Blade Records). Expectations that have, staggeringly, been surpassed.Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: GWAR – Goatwhore – Nekrogoblikon – The Native Howl Live at Starland Ballroom


I’ve never seen GWAR before, I’ve heard about their shows over the years. Now I finally get to experience it myself! Just as I was starting to shoot the second song of GWAR’s set, I took a shot of some fake blood to my right eye. I laughed as I noticed the camera condom took the brunt of it and my contact lens the rest. Continue reading

Ex-Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Launches New Band Called Dieth with Former Members of Entombed AD, and Decapitated


Former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has formed a new Death metal/Thrash Metal band Dieth. Other members of the trio include Swedish guitarist/vocalist Guilherme Miranda (formerly of Entombed A.D.) and drummer Michał Łysejko (ex-Decapitated). Based out of Gdansk, Poland the group has released the music video for its first single, “In The Hall Of The Hanging Serpents” filmed in Gdańsk and directed by Maciej Pieloch of MP Productions. Watch the clip now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Patterns of Decay – Patterns of Decay

Patterns Of Decay have been peddling their full-throttle brand of Metal since 2014, gigging in and around their native New York and having previously released their debut EP Malicious Intent in that year, and their follow-up LP Suicide Note In Comic Sans in 2018. Continue reading

Darkane Announce First New Album in Nine Years – “Inhuman Spirits”

The wait is over! After nine long years, Swedish extreme metallers Darkane have named Inhuman Spirits as their new album from Massacre Records, due out on June 24th, 2022. This is the bands’ first album since 2013s The Sinister Supremancy. With that lineup still intake.Continue reading

Death Metallers Cetragore Releases Their Debut EP “Chancellors of Death”

South Shore of Massachucetts-based Death / Thrash metal band Cetragore has released theri debut EP “Chancellors of Death”. Recorded from August to September 2021, the EP shows off their penchant for crushing riffs and killer grooves. The impressive young band ranges from Old-school Death Metal to thrash influences and will find fans from bands such as Obituary, Immolation, and Jungle Rot, as well as more modern sounds. Stream the EP here!

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Behind The Horror Podcast Series

New Jersey metallers Behind The Horror have been keeping busy in 2021. With a series of covers (recently Sepultura, Audioslave, and Nightwish), playthrough videos, and now their new Podcast series, the band has been keeping their fans entertained and themselves sharp, as they work on new music for their next release. In the first few episodes, which you can see below, the brothers Gabriel and Lucas Alves continue to explore their earliest years as fans, their first forrays into making music, and much more! Watch it now and be sure to like and subscribe on YouTube to support the band!

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Obsolete’s Streams Entire New Album “Animate/Isolate” Ahead of Release

Minneapolis Death/Thrashers Obsolete are dropping their debut album, Animate/Isolate, this Friday, April 19th, 2021 via Unspeakable Axe Records. The band’s brutal technicality and uncompromising songcraft are on full display and will find fast fans of OSDM originators, Melo-death legends, and even some modern like-minded heroes. You can catch the full album stream early right now, courtesy of Decibel Magazine.

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