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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!

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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

Fleshwolf: Deathstare

May 5, 2019
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Fleshwolf: Deathstare

Hailing from Ireland comes one man death metal act Fleshwolf. Fresh off of the first two released singles Trench and The Rot, Fleshwolf unleashes their third single titled Deathstare. Rooted firmly in the vein of ancient death metal, Fleshwolf offers up a raw and ever relentless vein draining assault with this new offering. Complete with buzzing flesh tearing riffs and ever chest cracking drumming only to be paired with bloodied vocals, Deathstare offers up a true grisly sound that sticks to your ribs. From beginning to end, Deathstare is a sonic assault that aims for your throat never to relent until your head is rolling at your feet. The overall sound that Fleshwolf offers up is massive and in your face. Deathstare hammers away at your skull from the first second onward until the final note rings through signaling your timely demise. With great musicianship, vocals and an overall great raw production, Fleshwolf provides you with an excellent track here. This is the third sign of things to come from Fleshwolf, and if what comes is as good as this, expect some great death metal coming your way.

Check out the official videos for the singles Deathstare and Trench below!

Links To Follow:

Fleshwolf Facebook

Fleshwolf Bandcamp

Exomnia: Aftermath

May 2, 2019
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Exomnia: Aftermath

Weaving tales of war, death, tragedy and more, Exomnia offer up a killer EP by the name of Aftermath. This release features five total tracks of melodic groove filled death metal with touches of symphonic metal to provide you with well an overall well rounded and cohesive offering. Aftermath has a great ability to grab you from the very beginning never to let your attention waver as it brings you through the epic tales that they weave and unfold before you. Exomnia does a great job here of capturing your mind and imagination with the five tales they weave here making you feel as though you are in the middle of it all.

This is an easy record to get sucked in to as you become trapped within the world that Exomnia unfolds before you with the passing of each minute. With a melodic and atmospheric sound that becomes coupled with great song writing ability, Aftermath draws you in more and more inviting you to stay for some time. Each of the five tracks that are present here are memorable and captivating offerings that will get stuck in your head for some time. In sewing together great melody and aggression, Exomnia creates a very well balanced sound that not only captures your attention but gets you head banging and fist pumping in no time.

Through and through, Aftermath is a very well constructed release. From the musicianship to the great gritty vocals to the keyboard implementation, you are provided with a highly entertaining and engaging listen. From beginning to end Exomnia takes you on a journey with them through despair, war, death and more making this a truly enveloping and engaging offering. Each of the five tracks here within Aftermath are well done, with each one being just as solid and well rounded as the one(s) that came before it.

This is a great outing for a debut EP from these melodic death metal magicians as you are treated to five excellent tracks one right after the next. Aftermath is a release that you can come back to over and over again and never tire of, and you surely will find yourself putting this release on repeat for some time to come.

Links To Follow:

Exomnia Bandcamp

Hypoxia: Abhorrent Disease

April 26, 2019
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Hypoxia: Abhorrent Disease

In the names of death, disease and destruction, Hypoxia presents us with their brand new offering titled Abhorrent Disease. Within the ten tracks that are offered here, you are gifted with forty total minutes of death metal bludgeoning that will leave you as nothing more than a bloodied husk. Never to relent, Hypoxia charges forth from the very get go to provide you with some of the most deadly marrow draining death metal. No bullshit is to be found here as Hypoxia march forth with malevolent and blood thirsty intent to offer up nothing but pure gnarled death metal.

With no hesitation Hypoxia blasts straight through your speakers with their brand of pure bludgeoning death. You are given no time to prepare for the skull blasting onslaught that ensues once you press play as these corpse hoarders summon the filth a disease early. Never does Hypoxia relent or cease in their vein draining assault as they rumble forth from track to track suffocating you under droves of fetid offal severed remains. Abhorrent Disease will pick you apart track by track, minute by minute as the bone shattering death just does not stop for forty straight minutes.

Once you press play you become attack from all angles quickly and relentlessly. Early on you feel the wrath and the blood curdling blood thirst as these heathens quickly descend upon you stripping your skin from flesh and flesh from bone. This juggernaut of death just does not quit until all has been laid to waste and you have been left in a hallowed grave. Abhorrent Disease is straight forward in its assault ushering forth a sound that is of pure devastation and malevolence.

With great technicality, precision and unparalleled brutality, Hypoxia provide you with an eviscerating and life removing sound that cannot be denied. Abhorrent Disease is a monolith of death and disease and will surely stand among the best death metal records to be released this year.

Abhorrent Disease will be unleashed April 26 through Selfmadegod Records.

Check out the official music video for the track Condemned To The Abyss below!

Links To Follow:

Selfmadegod Records Official Site

Selfmadegod Records Bandcamp

Hypoxia Facebook

Goregäng: Neon Graves

April 19, 2019
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Goregäng: Neon Graves

In the name of crusty, grinding death, Goregäng emerges from their rotten tomb to provide you with their upcoming twelve track flesh melter titled Neon Graves. Goregäng settles in to their torrid skull blasting pace early, never to let you prepare for their sickening onslaught of pure ravenous death metal. Each of the twelve tracks that are present within this release ooze putrescence and undulating horror as each one provides you with nothing but wicked and all consuming death.

Neon Graves is a record that grips you with the bony hand of death right from the get go, never to let your attention sway from the carnage that is unfolding before you. Try as you might, you cannot not head bang to these tracks as you immediately begin to bash your brain against its cranial tomb. Neon Graves is an incredibly infectious and memorable record that will infect your mind for some time to come. Each of the twelve tracks here are perfectly crafted hymns of death that are undeniable and unforgettable.

As each track chugs along, you find yourself consumed and enveloped in death. With malevolence and malignancy, Goregäng marches forth from track to track presenting you with nothing but pure twisted death metal. With the twelve tracks running on the shorter side, each track is a potent and venomous offering that aim straight for your throat right out of the gate only to stop the hacking until your head has been severed from your neck. This vein draining record is something to behold as it offers up twelve excellent tracks of pure death one right after another.

Through its twelve tracks of horror, Neon Graves will leave you as nothing more than an eviscerated hollow husk. This release is a vile and twisted offering, one that is executed perfectly to provide you with nothing but top notch death. One track right after the next, they get better and better. Neon Graves is simply a fantastic record that is so skillfully done and crafted that it would be criminal to pass over.

Neon Graves will be unleashed May 20 through Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out the official track titled Goregäng from the upcoming record below!

Links To Follow:

Goregäng Bandcamp

Transcending Obscurity Official Site

Blutfeld: Kingdom of Mine

April 16, 2019
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Blutfeld: Kingdom of Mine

Established in 2015 in the dark, dense forests of Sweden is Blutfeld. After four years of work, Blutfeld is ready to unleash their debut EP titled Kingdom of Mine. This offering comes complete with six wicked tracks of melodic death metal. Not only is Kingdom of Minewholly melodious, but it is just as atmospheric and gripping as well. Through each track you feel as though you are set right in the middle of the story that Blutfeld conveys through their deadly assault. Each track is palpable and engaging, making you come back for more melodious death.

Kingdom of Mine opens with the intro titled Fanfare, which sounds almost exactly as the title suggests. Once Fanfare comes to an end, the second track Natural Born Leader appears from the battlefield to grace you with your first foray in to the realm in which Blutfeld has created. This first full track embodies everything as described above. It is melodic and atmospheric death metal done excellently. Natural Born Leader begins with an up tempo march through the mist providing you with menacing riffs that are backed by ever pressing drumming and unearthly vocals. Half way through the track, Blutfeld slows things down to a crawl providing you with a completely different sound than what you had heard in the first half of the track. The second half of the cut crawls forth with a more atmospheric approach complete with excellent clean clean vocals and a gripping solo, only for Blutfeld to break that mold once more to provide you with their established up tempo death metal march.

Natural Born Leader has everything in it that you will come to expect from the remaining tracks on Kingdom of Mine, and Blutfeld delivers. Through the remaining four offerings, Blutfeld provides you with great melodious death metal that is backed by great ambiance that makes every track palpable and highly engaging. Each offering here is just as good as the track(s) that came before it. Through each track you will hear something that you have not heard in previous tracks as Blutfeld does a great job of providing you with diversity and variety, forever keeping you interested and listening to their great brand of death metal.

With great musicianship, great song writing, great ambiance and atmosphere, Blutfeld provides you with a listen that is entertaining, engaging and memorable. The way in which Blutfeld writes their tracks makes you feel as though you are in the thick of the story that they are telling. Each of the six tracks that are present within this title are performed and executed very well, making this to be an overall cohesive and well rounded offering that will get stuck in your head for some time to come.

Kingdom of Mine is a very solid debut outing for these Swedish death fiends, and with hints of Amon Amarth running through the veins of each track, you really cannot go wrong. Kingdom of Mine has it all through this record, and if you are looking for overall solid and entertaining melodic death metal, you don’t have to look much further than this EP.

Kingdom of Mine will be unleashed April 20.

Links To Follow:

Blutfeld Bandcamp

Blutfeld Facebook

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

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

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