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SHAMBLES – PRIMITIVE DEATH TRANCE MLP (Blood Harvest)

August 16th, 2018

Shambles - Primitive Death TranceAlthough Shambles from Thailand of all places have been making music for 20 years, ‘Primitive Death Trance’ is the first time they’ve registered on my...

AKITSA – GOÉTIE 2LP (Hospital Productions)

August 12th, 2018

Akitsa - GoétieNews that a new Akitsa full-length is imminent prompted me to dust off the previous releases and give them a long-overdue spin. Of the five existing albums,...

ADVERSARIAL / PAROXSIHZEM – WARPIT OF COILING ATROCITIES LP (Iron Bonehead Productions)

August 9th, 2018

Adversarial Paroxsihzem - Warpit of Coiling AtrocitiesIn a pitiful era of fad-following, hype-deepthroating dickheads there is simply no accounting for taste. Iron Bonehead released this short but spectacular split...

BALMOG – VACVVM LP (BlackSeed Productions)

August 7th, 2018

Balmog - VacvvmSvmma Fide’ was an immense record and I’m amazed that I didn’t review it. In fact, I’m convinced I did but it’s not here on the site...

FUIL NA SEANCHOILLE – HUNGER LP (Me Saco Un Ojo Records)

August 2nd, 2018

Fuil Na Seanchoille - HungerHaving already expressed my appreciation of Fuil Na Seanchoille’s debut full-length some five years ago, it was great to see ‘Hunger’ getting a...

ANCIENT RECORDS – DEMO COMPILATION PART II 2LP (Purity Through Fire)

August 1st, 2018

Ancient Records - Demo Compilation IIIt’s almost five years since I reviewed the lucky dip that was ‘Demo Compilation Part 1’ and a lot of piss has steamed...

SORTILEGIA – SULPHUROUS TEMPLE LP (Ván Records)

July 31st, 2018

Sortilegia - Sulphurous TempleArcane Death Ritual’ was immense and, on follow-up ‘Sulphurous Temple’, Sortilegia delivers another 40 minutes of cavernous, distorted, repetitive, hypnotic raw Black Metal in a...

LJÁIN – ENDASÁLMAR OG KLOFNAR TUNGUR LP (Signal Rex)

July 29th, 2018

Ljáin - Endasálmar Og Klofnar TungurLjáin released two EPs within ten days of each other during the summer of 2016 and these are brought together on one abrasive, dissonant,...

EMBRACE OF THORNS – SCORN AESTHETICS LP (Iron Bonehead Productions)

July 25th, 2018

Embrace Of Thorns - Scorn AestheticsEmbrace Of Thorns’ fifth full-length is a pummelling maelstrom of Blackened Death Metal that largely eschews variety, embellishment and beautification in favour of all-out...

MALUM – NIGHT OF THE LUCIFERIAN LIGHT LP (Helter Skelter Productions)

July 24th, 2018

Malum - Night Of The Luciferian LightConsidering that it brings nothing new to the sacrificial altar (something I have no problem with, whatsoever), Malum’s second full-length album, ‘Night Of...