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"Blasphemer, Heretic, Defiler of the Sacred Ones. Thou art Deprived of Your Limbs. Thy Nose Shall be Split. Thou art Cast Down and Overthrown."-Cast Down The Heretic by Nile

Pestilent Death: Chapters of Depravity

March 30, 2019
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Pestilent Death: Chapters of Depravity

Ushering forth a brand of worm infested, depraved and unsettling death is appropriately named Pestilent Death. Their newest offering to spawn from the grave is titled Chapters of Depravity which offers up eight new tracks of nothing but rotting, filthy death metal. These eight odes of flesh ripping death are just that. They are straight forward death metal tracks that sever flesh from bone only to drain the marrow and bleed your veins dry. Each track is just as sickening and torturous as the last as they each march forth with malevolent intent.

Ceaseless and pummeling, Chapters of Depravity offers no reprieve or solace from its putrid brand of death. From beginning to end you come face to face with brain mashing offerings one right after another suffocating you under droves of diseased remains and fetid entrails. With gutting riffs that are only to be backed by chest caving drumming and bloodied vocals, each track makes a deadly and sinister case. These offerings aim for the throat from the get go, never to relent until your head has been severed from your body.

Pestilent Death’s overall sound is potent and venomous as they flesh out a raw and ancient sound that sounds as though it has been just recently unearthed. As a whole, Chapters of Depravity is a relentless and every brain splattering release as it doles out one gut slitting track after the next, burying you under hoards of diseased corpses and putrid offal. This release is truly vile and wicked as it is packed with disgusting, agonizing and torturous death.

Chapters of Depravity aims to send you to the grave where worms can feast and infest your remains. Each cut harbored within the title is a vicious and nasty piece of work that eviscerates and lobotomizes without a second thought. These blood curdling tracks are pure death as there is nothing here to compromise the unholy bone crunching sound of straight forward gnarled death metal. This is a great release through and through as it provides you with great musicianship, bloodied vocals and a bleeding raw production that is wholly unforgettable. Chapters of Depravity is a release not to be looked over.

Links To Follow:

Pestilent Death Bandamp

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Crush The Altar: Abhorrent Oblation

March 28, 2019
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Crush The Altar: Abhorrent Oblation

Exploring the darker regions of thrash while mixing in some death metal undertones comes Crush The Altar with their newest nefarious offering Abhorrent Oblation. With three tracks behind the title, this offering is a ripping and flesh shredding beast that comes packed with slicing memorable riffs that are only to be backed by solid bass work, pounding drumming and larynx shredding vocals. From track one to track three you become subject to a maelstrom of sinister and down right malevolent metal. Never are you really gifted a moment of solace as Crush The Altar comes at you in waves, ushering forth track after track of brain bruising thrash.

There is no filler here and no time wasted as Crush The Altar immediately jumps right in to their gnarled and twisted sound. The combination of death metal and thrash here flesh out a sound that is all together deadly and down right blood letting. Each offering is an ever pressing and ceaseless thrashing assault from beginning to end. Technical, malevolent and ever skull grinding, each of the three tracks here offer up something that gets you mashing your brain against your skull for the entirety of their run time. You will have a hard time sitting still while listening to Abhorrent Oblationas each track does a great job of getting under your skin and embedding themselves in your brain for some time to come.

The mixture of death and thrash here is great as the thrash elements are the main focus where the death metal elements are featured more as undertones bringing forth a deadly and malignant sound. You get all of the great thrash staples with the added bonus of poisonous death that bleeds your veins and leaves you as nothing more than a husk. Each of the three tracks here are assaulting efforts that accost you from all angles through each passing second. Abhorrent Oblation as a whole is a wicked and highly engaging offering that gets you head banging before you know it only to induce whiplash once all is said and done.

Abhorrent Oblation is a highly entertaining offering that keeps your attention never to let it waver. Each cut is just as good as the last making this to be a well rounded and cohesive offering. Crush The Altar shows their great song writing and technical ability here through only three offerings making you coming back and wanting more. This is a very solid effort through and through, one that will not only please fans of thrash but fans of death metal as well.

Links To Follow:

Crush The Altar Bandcamp

Chasmdweller: S/T

March 27, 2019
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Chasmdweller: S/T

Culminating filth and destruction by bringing together doom, death, dungeon synth and power electronics is Chasmdweller. As unique as their sound is, Chasmdweller’s sound is just as punishing and foreboding. The two vile tracks that are present within their self titled release combine all of the above genres to create something unholy and entirely unique. Through this twenty minute release, you become subject to an overall bone shaking, disparaging sound that aims to grind your bones to dust. This self titled release is a monster. It is one that is multi headed and multi faceted as it comes accosts you from all sides with each genre that it employs with pure malevolence.

With as many genres and unique sounds as Chasmdweller stitches together here, you may think that the overall sound would be muddled, but the opposite is quite true. Chasmdweller sews everything together seamlessly to create a cohesive and comprehensive sound that is gripping and down right deadly. From the abyssal doom to the skull shattering death metal and foreboding ambiance and atmosphere that the electronic elements provide, you come to listen to a well balanced and filthy sound. Both tracks are constructed in such a way that each aspect of each genre has their time to shine making this self titled release as a whole very well rounded and put together.

From the very beginning, Chasmdweller has a great ability to pull you in to the murk and filth as their tracks are ever gripping and compelling. With great malevolence, Chasmdweller lumbers forth through each minute gifting you with something that you have not heard before in the minute previous. Both of the tracks that are harbored within the title are filthy and twisted offerings, ones that bring death and wield plagues. As they rumble forth, each track burns life to ashes and darkens where light dwells. These are sinister and malevolent offerings that march forth leaving destruction and disease in their wake.

Chasmdweller offers something new here with their self titled release that is very welcomed. Their sinister and murky sound is inviting and devilish to the point where you have to press play again and again. Within only two tracks, Chasmdweller offers something that is compelling and unique that is hard to ignore. This is a very solid debut offering from these dungeon lurkers.

This self titled release will be unleashed April 18 through Static Void Records.

Links To Follow:

Static Void Records Bandcamp

Tenebro: Demo

March 26, 2019
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Tenebro: Demo

In gruesome death metal fashion, Tenebro offers up a sound that comes complete with chugging, skull grinding riffs coupled with ever chest cracking drumming, spine rattling bass lines and vocals that seem to be utterly inhuman. Within their demo, Tenebro offers up three sickening and terrorizing tracks. As short as this offering it it certainly does not skimp on brutality and gut churning intensity. From beginning to end you feel as though you are being led to your grave for you to lie in it nothing but a bloodied pulp once all is said and done.

These Italian reapers waste little time getting you acquainted with their overall raw and pulverizing sound as they usher forth their opener immediately. Once the demo begins you know that you are in for quite the grisly treat as Tenebro bring forth terror and great malevolence from the drop of the first gnarled note. Each of the three tracks here are as deadly and blood curdling as the last making this demo out to be purely barbaric and eviscerating.

This is straight forward bulldozing death metal and nothing but. There is nothing here to compromise the overall blood letting death metal visceral sound as Tenebro is as straight forward as you could imagine. Tenebro lumbers from track to track never to gift you with a moment of silence as they usher forth their next offering aimed to bring you to your maker. Ever vein draining and ever skull smashing, Tenebro is ceaseless in their assault and unapologetically so. Each of the three cuts here slash deep and gnaw at your flesh until it is stripped away completely. These are nasty and gnarled offerings, ones that can possess and mutilate.

Overall, this demo is a very solid one. It is short but even so it is gritty and as pulverizing as you would hope. In their straight forward death metal approach, Tenebro offer up something here that is undeniably heavy and unmistakably gruesome death metal. This is a very solid demo through and through, one that churns the innards and is sure to please the ears of death metal fans all over.

This demo will be released through Desert Wastelands Productions May 1.

Links To Follow:

Desert Wastelands Bandcamp

Desert Wastelands Facebook

Desert Wastelands Official Site

Ripped To Shreds: Eight Immortals Feast

March 23, 2019
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Ripped To Shreds: Eight Immortals Feast

Just shy of a year after unleashing their debut full length, Ripped To Shreds is back with a three track demo that goes by the title Eight Immortals Feast. This beast of a demo features two brand new tracks as well as a cover of Insect Warfare’s Pestilent Excruciation. Coming in at under ten minutes total, Eight Immortals Feast offers up as much punishment in as little time possible. The two new tracks are precise flesh rippers that offer no reprieve or room to breathe as they come at you in deadly waves of death and despair. From the drop of the first note you understand that you are in for a devilish and compromising affair that aims to take your life before the final second ticks off of the run time.

With throat slashing riffs and bone shaking drumming only to be coupled with cadaver awakening vocals, each of the two new tracks here bleed your veins and cut straight to the bone. These bone gnawing tracks accost you from all fronts from beginning to end, testing to see if you remain standing after all is said and done. Each track is just as cutting and malevolent as the other as each one offers up nothing but bleeding raw and brutalizing death for your consumption.

As short as Eight Immortals Feast is, it packs more than a brain splattering punch. When one track ends, the other begins just as quickly never to gift you any breathing room, only to suffocate you under droves of death. Eight Immortals Feast is a fast, ever pressing offering, one that grips you by the throat from the very beginning. Destructive and appendage severing, this demo marches forth leaving nothing but bodies and carnage in its wake.

Once again, Ripped To Shreds impresses. This demo leaves you wanting more malignant death which ultimately leaves you putting this demo on repeat for some time to come. This is an engaging and overall eviscerating release that packs enough grisly content in it for you to keep coming back to. This is pure death that reeks of carnage and putrefaction, and it surely will please your gnarled ear drums.

Eight Immortals Feast is out now through Nameless Grave Records.

Links To Follow:

Ripped To Shreds Bandcamp

Nameless Grave Records Bandcamp

Ripped To Shreds Facebook

Nameless Grave Records Facebook

Masochist: Chaos of World Possession

March 22, 2019
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Masochist: Chaos of World Possession

Taking ques from 90’s US death metal, Masochist storms forth with malice and malevolence with their debut offering Chaos of World Possession. This EP is packed to the gut bursting point with six bone cutting and flesh ripping tracks that are sure to leave you a bloodied mess once all is said and done. Without taking a look at the release date of Chaos of World Possession, one would think that it was in fact released in the era of 90’s death metal. The overall sound is raw yet technical and deadly making this EP out to be a true terror and menace.

There is no reprieve from the vein draining onslaught in which Masochist serves up on a bloodied platter. From the very beginning you become trapped in their viscera soaked maelstrom of death and pure chaos. From track one to track six, you come under siege one track right after the next of flesh gnawing death. This relentless EP is just that. You are not granted a moment of solace until the final blood soaked note has rang through as Masochist marches forth from track to track providing you with nothing but wicked and malignant death.

With gut churning riffs, savage bass lines, heavy handed tumultuous drumming and unearthly throat cutting vocals, Masochist has it all here. Each track that is harbored behind the title here is just as vicious and gut ripping as the last. As a whole, this EP is pure savagery and barbarity as it chips away at your skull and lets the blood from your veins. Chaos of World Possession is a relentless release, one that eviscerates, maims and aims for the throat, only to tear and shred until you are nothing but a bloody pulp.

Chaos of World Possessionis a vile and gruesome release, one that accosts you from beginning to end, suffocating you under the droves of viscera and pure malignant death. The gnarled, chewed up sound that this release emits is a welcome one, one that you know is filled with barbaric savagery. Through and through, this debut EP impresses and the more that you listen, the more that it does impress. You cannot go wrong here with Masochist and their EP Chaos of World Possession as it is a pure, bloodied and filthy death metal offering to the tee. This is sure to please your gnarled ears.

Links To Follow:

Masochist Bandcamp

Masochist Facebook

Masochist Instagram

Sanguinary Trance: Wine, Song and Sacrifice

March 21, 2019
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Sanguinary Trance: Wine, Song and Sacrifice

Hailing from Austria comes black metal fiends Sanguinary Trance with their debut EP Wine, Song and Sacrifice. After being founded in 2013 and after years of honing their craft and experimenting with different styles, Sanguinary Trance finally unleashed their monster of an EP titled above. This offering contains three tracks of the blackest of metals which contain mature and great song writing the likes of which are not seen even in bands that have been around for much longer. Each offering within this release offer something different and unique as Sanguinary Trance shows off their black metal and unique chops through each track.

The first track to make its appearance happens to be the title track. This offering is over thirteen minutes in length providing you with a true unfolding beast of an opening track. This cut is something to behold as it has a little bit of everything thrown in the mix and really gives you an excellent taste of what Sanguinary Trance really can do. The opener is epic, driven and down right blasphemous as it provides you with nothing but thirteen straight minutes of superb black metal. As this track unfolds it becomes increasingly ruthless and barbaric. This mystical multi headed beast of an opener is powerful and potent, gripping you tighter with each passing second that ticks off of its run time. The opener is an incredibly well put together track and incredibly well written, one that grabs a hold of you and your attention for its entirety that makes you follow the remainder of the EP in to the abyss.

Once the opener concludes, the second Carvings appears from the bitter mist to offer up a more cold and soul slashing blackened sound. Carvings follows more of the traditional black metal sound as it comes at you scythes brandished mystique gone as you become under siege by a truly sharpened weapon of black metal malevolence. This five minute grave destroyer is just that as it rampages forth without so much as a break in the aural assault. From beginning to end, Carvings hits you from all sides with sharpened riffs, dissonant ripping vocals and tumultuous drumming, jarring you and making your head spin. This vampyric offering is blood thirsty and aimed straight at your throat from the drop of the first gnarled cavernous note. Carvings is an impressive blackened assault never to relent for its entire five minute run time.

The third and final track The Dionysos Whip even offers up something completely different than what you heard in the previous two tracks. Diving straight in to dissonant chaos with a horrifying psychedelic twist, this offering is truly blistering and unique. The Dionysos Whip features sounds, melodies and more that you have not heard these heathens employ before making this track truly unique and different. With that said however, this offering is just as accosting and cynical as the previous two tracks as it cuts to the bone all the same, just utilizing different techniques.

Wine, Song and Sacrifice is truly an EP to behold. Through three offerings it is incredibly varied and unique, each track bringing something different to the gnarled and chewed up blackened table. With ripping riffs, a greatly varied vocal delivery, machine gun drumming and an overall raw and powerful production, Wine, Song and Sacrifice is an excellent EP. This is an unmistakably superb and a very well rounded debut offering.

Links To Follow:

Sanguinary Trance Bandcamp

Ovaryrot: Chemania

March 19, 2019
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Ovaryrot: Chemania

International death dealers Ovaryrot are getting set to unleash yet another corpse obsessed beast of a record. For now however, we are graced with a single titled Chemania. This track is just as brutish and grisly as you would imagine coming from Ovaryrot. Complete with jarring drumming and ever flesh ripping riffs that are only to be backed by blooded vocals, Chemania is a chaotic and skull smashing offering. This single is out for blood, hits fast and hits hard leaving you bleeding and struggling to grasp at what little light in your eyes that you have left. This is a sign of things to come from this international beast of a band, and signs all point to their new record being as sickening as you would hope for.

Check the new single Chemania out below!

Links To Follow:

Ovaryrot Facebook

Ovaryrot Bandcamp

Wounds: Light Eater

March 18, 2019
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Wounds: Light Eater

In great precision and technical ability, tech death monsters Wounds are set to unleash their debut EP Light Eater. This just over twenty minute mashing of brains is a powerhouse of a release. Packed to the bursting point with five insane tracks, Light Eater is something to behold. From beginning to end you become trapped in the pure maelstrom of flesh ripping death. Pummeling, destructive and down right skull sanding, Light Eater is everything that you would come to expect and want from these corpse hoarders. From track one to track five, Wounds offers up a sound that is relentless and punishing, gifting you with no moment of reprieve as you are marched toward your demise.

Light Eateris an intricate and surgical release, one that is filled with great technicality, diversity and jam packed with tracks that aim to shred you from head to toe. The overall sound of this release is refined and cohesive as each one of the five cuts here are well constructed offerings of brain splattering death. Not a moment is wasted throughout this release as Wounds ushers forth track after track of vein draining death that is sure to leave you as nothing more than a husk when all is said and done.

With flesh shredding riffs coupled with acrobatic drumming and grisly vocals, Wounds offers up a mind spinning and neck snapping sound that is hard to deny. Each track is a well constructed storm of death and malice that tears you to pieces with the passing of each second. Light Eater is a staggering technical display of death metal that cannot be denied. This EP is a destructive force through and through, one that gifts you with five excellent tracks that are bound to rip your head from your shoulders.

This is technical death metal at its finest. Light Eateris a ceaseless aural assault that is as bone crushing and marrow draining as you would imagine and hope it to be. As this release leans toward the shorter side, it still packs quite the massive punch leaving you knocking on death’s door. Each of the five tracks here are brilliantly intricate and wonderfully technical and well put together, gifting you with five straight tracks of nothing but terrorizing technical death metal. Overall, Light Eater is a release to behold, one that is excellently crafted and executed to provide you with some of the sickest technical death metal.

Light Eater will be unleashed April 19 through Everlasting Spew Records.

Links To Follow:

Wounds Facebook

Everlasting Spew Bandcamp

Burn Victim: Panic

March 17, 2019
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Burn Victim: Panic

With the foundation of their sound being rooted in hardcore, Burn Victim adds elements of death metal and thrash to obtain a truly heavy handed skull bashing sound. Through their second EP Panic, these bone crushers offer up five spine rattling tracks. Each of the five cuts here are short but they are punchy and demoralizing. Within their short run times, each offering cuts straight to the bone and smashes your teeth down your throat. Panic is a heavy, gnarled and savage offering, one that caves your skull in without a second thought.

After a brief intro, Burn Victim jumps straight in to heavy handed beat down with their first full track. Once the intro fades out and the remaining tracks take over, they bulldoze you straight in to the cement one anguishing minute after another. As each track marches forth, so does the clock as it counts down to your untimely demise. There isn’t a track here that takes a second off or that lets you take a breather as each one rampages forth with the intent to pummel you straight in to the dirt.

With massive, chugging riffs coupled with striking drumming, gnarled bass lines and gritty vocals, Burn Victim offers up a sound that is incredibly heavy and impaling. These heathens stomp from track to track, trampling over anyone who dares stand before them, burying them in a shallow unmarked grave when all is said and done. Each offering is just as barbaric as the last as each one offers up a true sledgehammer beating that leaves a crater in your skull before you know it.

The variety through Panic is great as Burn Victim switches up tempos with frequency providing you with a slower chugging tempo that caves your chest that can quickly turn to a full throttle thrash assault in the blink of an eye and back again. These are brutalizing and demoralizing offerings, one that aim to snap bones and bend spines and they truly succeed. Without so much as a moments reprieve, Burn Victim marches from track to anvil heavy track providing you with some wickedly heavy metal that you are sure to bash your brain against your skull to.

Links To Follow:

Burn Victim Bandcamp

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