In their eighteen year career, Lectern has been on a tear releasing a handful of EPs and two full lengths with their most recent full length popping up last year titled Precept of Delator. Earlier this week I was fortunate enough to be able to ask Lectern some questions I had for them and they […]Read more "Featured Interview: Lectern"
The concepts of heaven, hell, angels, God and Lucifer aren’t new to heavy metal by any means, but instead of just making individual songs about all of those topics, Mahakala sew it all together in a concept album titled The Second Fall. This new release from these Greek heavy metal merchants tells the tale […]Read more "Mahakala: The Second Fall"
Hailing from France and comprised of two death metal obsessed maniacs is Skelethal. The fact that they live, breath and pretty much do anything that is in relation to death metal certainly shines through on their new record Of the Depths…. This new pummeling release is just that. It is nine furious tracks of nothing […]Read more "Skelethal: Of the Depths…"
Hailing from the Golden State is Sacrificial Slaughter, and after their formation some fifteen years ago they have been on a tear. Over the years they have released three full lengths, one split and now this year they will be releasing their new EP Generation of Terror. This new EP comes stacked with five brand […]Read more "Sacrificial Slaughter: Generation of Terror"
Eli van Pike is an international band with members hailing from both Germany and the United States and Welcome To My Dark Side is their newest release. This record packs in ten songs that are filled with a mixture of industrial metal, gothic metal and traditional metal on occasion to provide you with a diverse and […]Read more "Eli van Pike: Welcome to My Darkside"
There certainly are bands that come up every now and then that defy definition, genre and every notion that you have or had about them before you began listening, and that is the band that you see above. Show of Bedlam hails from Montreal and they get their name after the St. Mary of Bethlehem […]Read more "Show of Bedlam: Transfiguration"
When looking at Idre’s page, under genre they put “loud dark atmospheric” and really they couldn’t have said it any better. Idre certainly is loud, dark and atmospheric among many other things however. Idre is a unique and interesting band that hails from Oklahoma City and their newest full length is titled Unforgiving Landscapes. This […]Read more "Idre: Unforgiving Landscapes"