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Demiurgon: The Oblivious Lure

June 13, 2019
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Demiurgon: The Oblivious Lure

In complete and utter death metal devastation, Demiurgon put on a truly rampaging and gutting display with their sophomore full length The Oblivious Lure. Through eight tracks you are greeted by a true maelstrom of death from beginning to end. Demiurgon wastes no time at all getting you acquainted with their harsh brand of punishing death metal as they set in immediately with the opening track. Once you press play what you get is a no holds barred sonic assault from beginning to end. With no reprieve and not a single moment to catch your breath, Demiurgon suffocate you under droves of spine snapping death metal.

With a mixture of technical, brutal groove filled riffing, chest cracking drumming and ripping vocals, Demiurgon attack from all sides. Never do they relent, never does the assault slow to anything less than a brain bashing affair as each offering is a skin splitting, skull sanding one. Never to sacrifice technicality for sheer death metal brutality, Demiurgon strike a great balance to provide you with a cohesive and well rounded sound. Ever explosive and caustic, The Oblivious Lure steamrolls from track to track, burying you under droves of metallic fury and destruction.

From the get go, The Oblivious Lure is a gripping and engaging effort as it has you bashing your brain against your skull in no time. From the drop of the first note to the calling of the final, you are trapped in a maelstrom of scalding death metal. There is no filler or fluff here as what you get is eight straight tracks of destructive death metal at is utmost finest. Demiurgon put on a great display of true technical death metal with this release as they offer up one flesh flaying offering after another never to cease until the album has concluded.

Overall, The Oblivious Lure is a great record, one that provides you with non stop death metal mayhem from beginning to end. Through and through, The Oblivious Lure doesn’t cease to impress as each of the tracks attached to its title are excellent. With great technicality, great song writing, musicianship and more, Demiurgon have created a record here that is undeniable and down right consuming. Not much more can be said other than this effort is simply outstanding.

The Oblivious Lure will be released through Everlasting Spew Records July 12.

Check out the official track Kapalikas from the upcoming record below!

Links To Follow:

Demiurgon Facebook

Everlasting Spew Official Site

Everlasting Spew Bandcamp

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Devoid of Thought: Cosmic Apoptosis

June 9, 2019
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Devoid of Thought: Cosmic Apoptosis

With a propensity toward the progressive and experimental, Devoid of Thought travels in to new regions with their brand of vile death metal. Doom laden and crushing, Devoid of Thought bring forth three new offerings within their newest demo Cosmic Apoptosis. Bowel churning and blisteringly darkened, Devoid of Thought rip through each track stomping through over turned graves. With their mixture of slow burning doom and flesh consuming death metal, these heathens offer up a sound that is bleeding raw and all consuming. Once you press play, ever creeping darkness envelopes you never for you to see light again until the final gnarled note flies through the abyss.

Devoid of Thought begin Cosmic Apoptosis with the track Necronaut. Necronaut begins with a slow burning doom aesthetic that drags you through a darkened mire of blasphemy before cranking up the pace to provide you with a disemboweling rampage of death. Devoid of Thought doesn’t ease you in to their brand of sickening death as they immediately welcome you in to their darkened world of flesh and violence. With flesh tearing riffs and skull blasting drumming, Devoid of Thought rip through Necronaut providing you with a damning and light stealing opener.

The two remaining tracks provide you with some of the same torturous doom laden death metal sounds as the opener does. Ever churning and life consuming, Devoid of Thought offers up an unrelenting sound that sinks its fangs deep in to your flesh, tearing and stealing it away with the passing of each second. As ripping and gut churning as each offering is, they are equally haunting as you are provided with an undulating atmosphere of dread and death. The more that you listen the further you sink in to a sinister abyss from which you are unable to crawl out of.

Cosmic Apoptosis heaps droves of neck bending heaviness upon you from the very get go never to cease its assault as you quickly become buried six feet. Each of the three tracks here are anvil heavy as they come out aiming to expunge you from this earth. This raw and ceaseless assault is something to behold as not only are you brutalized by bloodied death but dragged through a swampy darkness with cold crushing doom. Overall, Cosmic Apoptosis is a great release, one that offers up something unique and heavy for your morbid listening pleasure.

Links To Follow:

Caligari Records Bandcamp

Caligari Records Official Site

Burial Remains: Trinity of Deception

June 9, 2019
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Burial Remains: Trinity of Deception

Emerging from the crusty, bloodied crypts of death metal comes Burial Remains with their debut full length titled Trinity of Deception. Devastating, crushing and disemboweling, Burial Remains rips through seven onslaughts of pure grisly death. Each track is a great display of viscera stained old-school death metal that aims straight for your throat right from the get go. Without filler and fluff, Burial Remains offers up a truly unrelenting and brutalizing sound that leaves you as nothing more than a red stain.

Leaving nothing but carnage and devastation in their wake, Burial Remains stomps through each track with malicious intent. Ever malevolent and blood letting, each offering through Trinity of Deception is a pure sonic flesh ripping onslaught. Crusty buzzing riffs tear through your flesh as ever pummeling drumming cracks your bones and rumbling bass lines rattle your brain out of your skull. Cropping up through the sonic wall of flesh crawling madness are ever blood stained and vicious vocals. With everything coming together in a nice cohesive slaughtering package, Burial Remains offers up a delightfully morbid and malignant sound that sinks its hooks deep from the onset.

Forever relentless and skull bashing, Trinity of Deception rampages forth from track to track, stacking up bodies among a growing pile of eviscerated corpses. As each second ticks off of the run time, so does a second tick off of your life as death is imminent. Ever flesh flaying and face melting, Burial Remains rip through each of their seven offerings much like each offering rips straight through your lacerated flesh. There is no gimmick and no bullshit here as Burial Remains offers up true lobotomizing and flesh devouring death for your consumption.

Trinity of Deception is a fantastic death metal record as it offers up seven incredible tracks one right after the next. Never to relent, never to cease their grave stomping, Burial Remains bulldozes from track to malignant track providing you with a neck severing listen. This release surely will be one of the best death metal offerings this year.

Trinity of Deception will be released July 12 through Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out the official video for They Crawl from the upcoming release below!

Links To Follow:

Burial Remains Facebook

Transcending Obscurity Official Site.

Transcending Obscurity Bandcamp

Meridion: Rise From The South

June 6, 2019
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Meridion: Rise From The South

Described as occult death metal, Meridion take standard death metal and twist it in to their own unique brand of sinister grisly death. Ever foreboding and terrorizing, Rise From The South offers up six tracks psyche breaking death metal that melts your mind. Meridion infuse their death metal foundation with odd effects and an overall haunting and numbing atmosphere that aims to drive you mad. The more that you listen, the more that you get dragged out in to the abyssal depths of the mind melting soundscapes in which Meridion create.

There is no reprieve and there is no escape as each offering envelopes you in a sinister fog of grisly twisted death. Each offering is as twisting and consuming as the ones that came before it, making this release a true labyrinth of deadly metallic sound from which you cannot crawl out of. Ever shifting and contorting, Rise From The South is a non stop nightmare that you get dragged in to further and further with the passing of each second.

Meridion does a great job of mixing in their manic mind breaking sounds in to their foundation of death metal. Within each offering you are treated to buzzing twisting riffs, tumultuous drumming and ghostly vocals that appear through the sonic wall of bloodied noise. As mentioned, mixed in with the over tones of death is an overall foreboding atmosphere that is combined with off the wall sounds that culminate to create an overall sound that is ever shape shifting and mind contorting. Never are you really subject to one or another as Meridion does an excellent job of weaving each element together to create a cohesive and soul damning sound.

Rise From The South is a murky, darkened, cynical and all encompassing record that grasps you with the cold hand of death from the very beginning. This is a release that offers up something more than just death metal. Rise From The South is a unique and gripping record, one that will hold your attention hostage until the final ghoulish note appears through your speakers.

Once you press play for this wicked record, you will sink below to the abyss with the legions of the doomed before you. This is a very solid release from beginning to end as you are gifted with six great offerings one right after another. Rise From The South is a different and ever brain twisting record that is hard to step away from.

Rise From The South will be released June 10 through Eclectic Productions.

Check out the official video for Astral Strength below!

Links To Follow:

Meridion Facebook

Addict: Against You All

May 25, 2019
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Addict: Against You All

Combining a potent mix of groove and death metal, Addict creates an intense and head bang worthy sound. From track one to track five, Addict offers up great musicianship and gritty vocals that gets you mashing your brain against your skull in no time. Each track within Against You All is an infectious and memorable offering that gets right under your skin. Burying its hooks in you from the get go, Against You All gets you coming back for more death metal punishment over and over again. Each track is a well rounded attack filled with crunching riffs that are only to be paired with skull bashing drumming that gets your neck cranking before you know it.

Ever uncompromising, Addict comes at you with an intense sound that is hard to deny. Each track is an explosive and energetic offering that gets you up and thrashing around for some time. Against You All contains five great tracks that are as memorable as they are neck bending heavy providing you with an overall well rounded sound that gets embedded in your mind for some time. There is no bullshit here as what you get is five straight tracks of unwavering groove filled death metal from the drop of the first note the calling of the final note.

With a great balance of old-school death metal and the sounds of the new era of death, Addict creates a diverse and varied sound that is hard to ignore. Each track is just as well executed and crafted as the last gifting you with an overall cohesive and skull shattering listen. Never are you to get a break as Addict ushers forth one track right after the next with reckless abandon. Save for the intro, you are not treated to a moment of solace until all is said and done and you are left with nothing but silence until you hit play again for more death metal destruction.

Overall, Against You All is a great debut EP for these groove filled corpse hoarders. Front to back, the musicianship is great, the production is solid and the vocals are top notch, all to present you with a memorable, engaging and entirely heavy release that gets your head banging nearly immediately.

Links To Follow:

Addict Bandcamp

Inert: Vermin

May 23, 2019
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Inert: Vermin

Emerging from the murky depths to grace us with a true death metal assault is Inert. With members hailing from Stockholm and Barcelona, Inert rose from the bloodied death metal fields in 2015 to gift us with an EP by the title of Obliteration of the Self in 2016. Three short years later these corpse hoarders are on the verge of unleashing their first full length titled Vermin. Within the viscera stained walls of this release you are treated to eight original tracks and a cover of the track Horse’s Mane by Animic. Through and through, this release is bleeding raw, intense and memorable. Ever pushing forth, Inert bulldoze from one track to the next, slashing and hacking their way through to provide you with a neck breaking and bloodied listen.

Inert begins their new album with the title track that leads you in with foreboding riffs and drumming backed by haunting sounds that are fleshed out through the already deadly noise. Inert quickly shifts gears however, only to provide you with an up tempo flesh stealing deadly sound that snaps your head back before you know it. Filled with lacerating riffs, ever pummeling drumming and blood stained vocals, the opening track gets you bashing your brain against your skull without hesitation.

The tracks that follow the opening track are just as relentless and skull sanding. From the very beginning you become gripped by the cold hand of death, never to be let go until the final gnarled note rings through the halls of death. Without slowing, Inert rolls from one track to the next displaying great death metal chops as they provide you with one wicked track after the next. The only reprieve that you are gifted is when track seven La Malura appears as it leads you in with yet another haunting lead in complete with bells tolling signaling your death. Cherish those few seconds in the opener and in La Malura, before you get quartered by the swarm of death once again.

Each track that is present here is well written and executed as they offer up nothing but well rounded death metal that cannot and will not be denied. From track one to track nine you come face to face with one vein bleeding track after another ultimately to be suffocated under the droves of death in which Inert doles out in heaping quantities. Vermin engulfs you in disease ridden death right from the get go, swarming you in a maelstrom of sickness until you are left as nothing more than a husk.

Overall, Vermin is an excellent record. It is one that provides you with straight forward death that has not been tampered with. Each cut is just as cutting and flesh ripping as the last making this to be an all out deadly assault that leaves droves of eviscerated corpses in its wake. Vermin is solid all the way through without a track lacking in any way as they offer up head banging death metal worship by the hordes. You cannot go wrong with this effort here as what you get is well executed death that gets you mashing your brain against its skeletal prison from beginning to end.

Vermin will be released June 28 through Neckbreaker Records.

Check out the official lyric video for the title track below!

Fetid: Steeping Corporeal Mess

May 19, 2019
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Fetid: Steeping Corporeal Mess

Clawing up from their damp moldy caskets comes Fetid with their upcoming slab of grisly, gnarled death titled Steeping Corporeal Mess. This offering spews forth five gutting and flesh gnashing offerings that drain your veins and strip your skin from flesh and flesh from bone. There are no gimmicks here and no bullshit as what you get are five pure and uncompromising death metal hymns that are as gruesome and twisted as you can imagine. From the drop of the first bloodied note until the last, you become subject to a battering force that cannot be stopped until you are left lifeless six feet under.

Gutting riffs paired with skull smashing drumming and vomitous vocals all in concert create a terrifying and blood letting sound that cannot be denied. Each of the five offerings within Steeping Corporeal Mess are gruesome and twisted slabs of unrelenting death that press forth until you are but a stain of blood. Viscera stained, each track tears through flesh, picking you apart in grisly and nauseating fashion until the final note crawls up through the halls of death.

All consuming and life draining, Steeping Corporeal Mess is a gritty and uncompromising offering never to relent until it has had its fill of rotting corpses. Eviscerating at every turn, Steeping Corporeal Mess is ceaseless in its assault and unapologetically so. Fetid ushers forth a sonic wall of putrid offal that you ultimately suffocate under. In horror, terror and bloodied malevolence, Steeping Corporeal Mass marches forth leaving eviscerated corpses in its wake never to relent until everything is buried under cold soil.

This release is a great display of festering and all consuming death. From beginning to end you are treated to a display of top notch death metal. Through and through, Steeping Corporeal Mess is an excellent record that provides you with five wicked, bludgeoning offerings that will snap your neck from your shoulders before you know it. This savagery should not be over looked as it quite simply is an all around great record. This grisly amalgamation of stagnated blood and chewed up remains is something to behold and will surely be atop some of the best death metal records to grace our gnarled ear drums this year.

Steeping Corporeal Mess will be released June 7 through 20 Buck Spin.

Links To Follow:

20 Buck Spin Official Site

Fetid Facebook

Cepaluss: Death Fantasies Rise

May 15, 2019
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Cepaluss: Death Fantasies Rise

Gnarled, gritty, gnashing and down right flesh consuming. Cepaluss aims to mutilate with their new offering Death Fantasies Rise. Through this four track EP you are greeted by ever cutting and punishing death metal. Cepaluss rolls out one track after the next never batting an eye at the destruction and evisceration they have caused. From beginning to end Death Fantasies Rise is a savage assault, one that leaves you buried under damp soil. There is no compromise from this one man death machine as you become under siege and battered ruthlessly from the first second until the last.

Gnashing, chugging riffs pick at your bones as rapid fire drumming smashes your skull all the while unearthly bellows from the deep crop up through the sonic wall of punishment to create an overall destructive and mutilating sound. From one track to the next you are provided with nothing but all around great death metal to smash your brain against its skeletal casket to. The four tracks within Death Fantasies Rise are all bone breaking heavy. Never do they relent as they continue to bury you in an early grave until you are no more than a husk.

With enough potency and deadly energy, each track rips you to shreds before you know it. Each track is a well constructed ode to death that marches forth with their slaughter without discrimination. Death Fantasies Rise is an overall excellent EP that provides you with nothing but straight forward, punishing death metal that sets its hooks deep from the very first second.

Through and through, Death Fantasies Rise is a great EP. You cannot deny the undeniable here as you are treated to four great cuts of bleeding raw and punishing death. Each effort is a buzz saw of uncompromised death metal that fans of the genre will surely be pleased to hear. This is an impressive outing from this new one man band, and it will be exciting to see what they have to offer in the future. For now, we can be pleased to hear this flesh tearing EP.

Check out the track The Sacrificial Feast below!

Mofsed: Rattenkrieg

May 12, 2019
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Mofsed: Rattenkrieg

Emerging from the trenches with a raw, old-school thrashy style of death metal is Mofsed. Their upcoming offering titled Rattenkrieg is a historical themed record as it touches on the atrocities of the World Wars. Through the nine original tracks here, you are greeted by lyrics that are striking and captivating as you are transported to the places in which Mofsed are weaving tales about. The story telling through each track is great as it captivates your imagination making you feel as though you are witnessing these stories being told first hand. On top of the great story telling is the solid musicianship that is brought to you by dueling lead guitars, solid drumming, great bass work and gritty vocals that arise through the wall of thrashing death.

Rattenkrieg is a well done record through and through. The musicianship is tight, the vocals are great and the story telling is even better. This release has it all as it grips you from the very beginning, taking you through the wars, battles and death that were experienced through the World Wars. This release is an engaging one as you become wrapped up and entertained by each track, and the more that you listen the more that you get drawn in to the story telling and great song writing that this release has to offer.

Accompanying the great song writing and story telling here is the great amount of face shredding and melting that goes on. Mofsed does a great job of incorporating elements of thrash in to their style of death metal making this to be a thrashing madhouse of a record. You will find yourself headbanging before you know it as infectious riffs are paired with face melting solos and ever pounding drumming. Never once does Mofsed relent in their metallic assault as they march from one track to the next never gifting you a moment of reprieve before setting out on another assault.

The play between the death metal elements and thrash elements here is dynamic and shredding to say the least. Each track is a blistering one that never ceases until the final second ticks off of the run time. Through and through, each cut is a dynamic and heavy one that gets you engaged and headbanging before you know it. From the solid song writing to the great musicianship to the vocals and raw production, this release is very good. To top everything off the tenth and final track is a great cover of King Diamond’s track The Family Ghost. Overall, Rattenkrieg is a solid outing for this new thrashing death metal band.

Rattenkrieg will be unleashed June 6.

Check out the official track Dawn Patrol from the upcoming album below!

Links To Follow:

Mofsed Bandcamp

Mofsed Facebook

Hate Manifesto: Herald of Triumph

May 9, 2019
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Hate Manifesto: Herald of Triumph

With extreme force and disregard for life, Hate Manifesto are set to unleash a new EP titled Herald of Triumph. This release is filled with four tracks that total seventeen concise yet punishing minutes. Hate Manifesto rip straight in to you from the get go ceaselessly and relentlessly attacking until you are no more. With slicing tremolo picked riffs that are paired with a pure drumming assault and low monstrous vocals, Hate Manifesto offer up a sound that is incredibly vicious and vein draining. These malevolent creators offer up nothing but damning blackened death from beginning to end that rips you to shreds.

At the end of Herald of Triumph you are left wanting more destruction and devastation which gets you coming back again and again. In their devilish mastery of all things destructive and earth scorching, Hate Manifesto offers up four great tracks that will get your head banging until it falls to the floor. This release surges from beginning to end, never offering reprieve or a moment to breathe as one track melts to the next forever ripping at your flesh.

Each track is just as punishing and pulverizing as the last as each one jumps through the depths to provide you with something entirely wicked yet addicting. Even as short as this EP is, it surely does not lack in quality as each of the four tracks within this release are well executed onslaughts of malevolence. The musicianship here is razor sharp as are the vocals, and when everything is brought together with great production you are provided with a highly entertaining sound that is hard to ignore.

Through and through, Herald of Triumph is a very solid EP as you are treated to nothing but great, blistering and skull cracking blackened death. This EP really does leave you wanting more, but for now we are graced with four great tracks to tide you over until the next blasphemous release.

Herald of Triumph will be released June 24 through Helter Skelter Productions.

Links To Follow:

Hate Manifesto Bandcamp

Helter Skelter Productions Bandcamp

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