ALBUM REVIEW: Despised Icon – Purgatory

So here I am tasked to review the new Despised Icon album, Purgatory (Nuclear Blast). The easy route for most skeptical heavy music reviewers is to just proclaim it as another Despised Icon release, give it a quick write-up and denounce Deathcore as the scourge of metal. Sure, I could trudge down that path, call it a day and down some more adult beverages, but that’s not quite it. Truth be told, I was looking forward to Purgatory. Continue reading

Igorrr Kicks Off Their North American Tour In Montreal

Igorrr released Savage Sinusoid to the world back in June, and it was, without a doubt, one of my favorite records of 2017. Since its release, they’ve been performing that new material all across Europe, and now they’ve finally made their way to North America. Continue reading

Ex Deo – The Immortal Wars

It was a sad say indeed when, on February 17th 2014, Canada’s Ex Deo announced they were going on  an indefinite hiatus and a third album was “unlikely”. Thankfully, it transpires that the Canadian definition of “indefinite” means just over a year Continue reading

Obscene Extreme North America Unveils Final Line-Up, Full Schedule

Obcene Extreme fest

Three days of the best grindcore and death metal North America will see the rest of 2015 takes place as Obscene Extreme America gets underway from August 20-23 in Montreal, Canada. The fest as released the final line-up and running times. The three clubs that make up the home base for the weekend Trh Bar, Théâtre Telus, and Katacombes. Tickets are available at their website: http://www.obscene-extreme.com/en/tickets

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Thursday:

19:00 – 19:25 – Tba

19:40 – 20:05 – Purgatoire

20:20 – 20:50 – Who Cares?

21:05 – 21:35- Obsolete Mankind

21:50 – 22:20 – Homewrecker

22:35 – 23:05 – P.L.F.

23:20 – 00:00 – Putrid File

00:15 – 01:00 – Noisem

 

Friday:

12:00 – 12:20 – Talk Sick

12:30 – 12:50 – G.O.D.

13:00 – 13:20 – Homolka

13:30 – 13:55 – The Drip

14:05 – 14:30 – Corrupt Leaders

14:40 -15:05 – Soil of Ignorance

15:15 -15:40 – Power Of Cup

15:50 – 16:15- Hard Charger

16:25 – 16:50 – Archagathus

17:00 – 17:30 – Aggression

17:40 – 18:10 – P.L.F.

18:20 – 18:50 – Fuck The Facts

19:00 – 19:40 – Putrid Pile

19:50 – 20:30 – Morpheus Descends

20:40 – 21:25 – Jig-Ai

21:25 – 22:20 – Agathocles

22:30 – 23:30 – Gruesome

23:45 – 00:45 – Schirenc Plays Pungent Stench

00:55 – 01:25 – Abdicate

 

Saturday

11:00 – 11:20 – Crosstitution

11:30 – 11:50 – Goemagot

12:00 – 12:20 – Biological Monstrosity

12:30 – 12:55 – Mother Brain

13:05 – 13:30 – Putrescence

13:40 – 14:05 – Mesrine

14:15 – 14:40 – Department Of Correction

14:50 – 15:15 – Rumplestiltskin Grinder

15:25 – 15:50 – Full Of Hell

16:00 – 16:30 – Psycho

16:40 – 17:10 – Total Fucking Destruction

17:20 – 17:50 – Soothsayer

18:00 – 18:40 – Inhumate

18:50 – 19:35 – Malignancy

19:45 – 20:30 – Magrudergrind

20:40 – 21:30 – Broken Hope

21:40 – 22:30 – Trap Them

22:45 – 23:35 – Dropdead

23:50 – 00:50 – Immolation

01:00 – 01:30 – Saccage

01:40 – 02:00 – Deche-Charge

 

Sunday

15:00 – Bbq / Meet & Greet

16:40 – 17:05 – Deboned

17:20 – 17:45 – Holy Cost

18:00 – 18:30 – !!!TENTACLES!!!

18:45 – 19:15 – Napalm Raid

19:30 – 20:00 – Dysentery

20:15 – 21:00 – System Shit

21:15 – 22:00 – Jig-Ai

22:00 – 01:00 – End Metal Dj

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