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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

Engulf: Gold And Rust

June 21, 2018

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Engulf first made their appearance in the death metal echelon with their impressive debut EP Subsumed Atrocities last year. This year we see the return of Engulf with their second installment of a trilogy titled Gold And Rust.  This EP features three tracks this time, each of them as unrelenting and blood letting as the last. As soon as you press play you bear witness to the ever ceaseless opener Maul which picks you apart with explosive and savage riffs. Maul is an expertly crafted and grisly offering that begins digging your grave for when the entire EP has concluded. This monster of a track is the perfect opener for an all together unrelenting and incredibly brutalizing EP.

The remaining two tracks that follow Maul are just as savage and marrow draining as Engulf presses onward burying you under heaps of disease ridden death. These tracks are undeniably wicked and monstrous providing you with an overall sinister and punishing sound that cannot be denied. From beginning to end, Engulf terrorizes you with three lobotomizing tracks that are sure to rip open your skull. Gold And Rust is a barbaric aural assault from front to back never giving you enough time to breathe as you suffocate under the overwhelming presence of death.

Gold And Rust is an excellent release, one that provides you with some of the most top notch death metal within only three tracks. Gold And Rust impresses just as much if not more than Subsumed Atrocities did as Engulf outdoes themselves here with this offering. This sinister release is something to behold as it offers up three straight tracks of unrelenting and miasmal death. Gold And Rust is a well rounded and very well executed release gifting you with one hell of an addicting and entertaining listen.

This is just pure death metal done perfectly.

Gold And Rust will be released July 13, 2018 through Everlasting Spew Records.

Check out the first official released track titled Maul from the upcoming release below!

Links To Follow: 

Engulf Facebook

Everlasting Spew Bandcamp

Engulf: Subsumed Atrocities

October 28, 2017

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From the very first hint of rapid fire drumming and purely filthy and flesh shredding riffs, Engulf and their EP Subsumed Atrocities grabs you right by the fucking throat. I’ll get the only gripe I have about this release out of the way before we go any further. The only issue that I have with this release is that it isn’t nearly long enough, that’s it. Since it is an EP, it isn’t meant to be a devastating trek through mountains of corpses, but after listening to the only two tracks on this release, you want more and want it immediately. Now that that is out of the way, Subsumed Atrocities is a great release. With only two tracks on it you are mauled within an inch of your life as you become under siege from unrelenting and purely savage death metal.

Engulf shoots right out of the gate never giving you a moment to prepare yourself for the deadly metallic onslaught that is about to commence. From note one on you are subject to a blasting, life expunging and face peeling listen that you just can’t help but to put on repeat. Subsumed Atrocities is a nasty and ruthless release that provides you with some grim, dark and incredibly brutal death metal that gets seared in to your brain whether you want it to or not.

The opening of Subsumed Atrocities begins with a track titled Aeons Of Hate that starts you out with incredibly savage blasting drums and bone picking riffs which immediately hook you and draw you in to this release. Subsumed Atrocities is such a wonderfully dark and incredibly intense listen just within two tracks that you almost have no other choice but to play it over and over again. In just two tracks, Subsumed Atrocities carries more weight than most other full length records. This is the type of release that just gets right under your skin and lodges itself deep within your brain making it for an unforgettable, highly memorable listen.

This is just the first EP of a series of three and then finally a full length, and if the others are just as good as this, we are all in for a real deadly treat. As mentioned above, two songs just isn’t enough and at the end of this release you are left with a feeling of want, wanting more death metal to subdue your fix and appetite for death. We know that we will be getting more Engulf in the future, but for now we are left with this  insanely well crafted EP to tide us over before you consume more of what Engulf has to offer. All in all, Subsumed Atrocities is an excellent release, one that should not be passed up.

Subsumed Atrocities is out right now and you can find it right on Engulf’s Bandcamp!



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