Vrykolakas - And Vrykolakas Brings Chaos and Destruction (Album Review) July 23, 2021

And Vrykolakas Brings Chaos and Destruction
by Vrykolakas

Singapore has its fair share of black and death metal bands waiting to be discovered, but when it comes to ones that have had international exposure most of you probably think of Impiety, Rudra, and Abhorer. Another long-running group whos gone under my radar is Vrykolakas, formed back in 1991 as a ...

Bloodbeat - Process of Extinction (Album Review) July 22, 2021

Process of Extinction
by Bloodbeat

Germanys Bloodbeat returns after a five-year absence with their second album Process of Extinction, which sees the death/thrash band also going through some lineup changes. While the combination of those two genres can result in a wide range of metal depending on which elements a band chooses to foc...

Lykhaeon - Opprobrium (Album Review) July 22, 2021

Opprobrium
by Lykhaeon

The bands associated with the Helvetic Underground Committee have been responsible for some of the densest and haunting black and death metal in recent memory, often showcasing a more ritualistic and thematically diverse take on the genres. This holds true for Lykhaeon, who started off life closer t...

Bands Like Between The Buried And Me July 21, 2021

Bands Like BTBAM
by Between the Buried and Me

Sharing 5 progressive metal bands I would recommend to fans of Between The Buried And Me as we await the new album Colors II! SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of your choice with Facebook, Twitter, a...

De Arma - Strayed in Shadows (Album Review) July 20, 2021

Strayed in Shadows
by De Arma

Swedens De Arma intrigued me with their debut full length Lost, Alien Forlorn in 2013, which took elements of black metal, gothic rock, post punk, and a few other genres for a gloomy yet still somewhat abrasive take on dark music. Featuring members of bands like Stilla and Bergraven as well as Fran...

Slayer Tier List July 18, 2021

Ranking Slayer
by Slayer

Ranking the albums of thrash metal band Slayer. Part of the "Big 4," Slayer has become one of the permiere thrash metal classic acts with an impressive discography ranked here. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the so...

Bands Like Slaughter To Prevail July 16, 2021

Bands Like Slaughter To Prevail
by Slaughter To Prevail

Sharing some of my favorite deathcore bands I would recommend for fans of Slaughter To Prevail as we await the new album Kostolov following the excellent new singles Baba Yaga and Zavali Ebalo SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and fol...

Dimentianon - Dreaming Yuggoth (Album Review) July 14, 2021

Dreaming Yuggoth
by Dimentianon

Dimentianon has been blazing their own path within black and death metal since 1995, starting off as The Forgotten before adopting their current name in 2002. My first encounter with the group came courtesy of 2010s Collapse the Void, which showcased their ability to shapeshift between different ele...

Blot Mine - Porphyrogenesis (Album Reissue Review) July 14, 2021

Porphyrogenesis
by Blot Mine

Chances are good that youre familiar with many of the Swedish bands that came to define the melodic variants of black metal in the mid to late 90s, but you may not have come across Blot Mine before. Formed in 1995 by three former members of Setherial, the group released a demo in 1997 and the Porphy...

The Best Metal On Bandcamp #45 July 14, 2021

The Best Metal On Bandcamp #45
by Metal Trenches

Sharing more of my favorite underground metal albums of 2021 from Bandcamp from black and death metal to metalcore and deathcore. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of your choice with Facebook, Twitte...

T-Tops - Staring at a Static Screen (Album Review) July 12, 2021

Staring at a Static Screen
by T-Tops

Although noise rock and associated genres may not be quite as prominent as they were throughout the 90s, there are still plenty of bands doing the genre well. One thats been around for more than a decade now is Pittsburghs T-Tops, who bring an even heavier dose of punk and rock n roll into the noise...

Bands Like Spiritbox July 12, 2021

Bands Like Spiritbox
by Spiritbox

Sharing review of some underground metal bands I would recommend to fans of Spiritbox. Spiritbox is of course one of the new rising stars of the progressive metal and metalcore community fronted by Courtney LaPlante and Mike Stringer of iwrestledabearonce fame. Their new album Eternal Blue is one of...

Queens Of The Stone Age Tier List July 11, 2021

Ranking Queens Of The Stone Age
by Queens of the Stone Age

Ranking the albums of Queens of the Stone Age best to worst Tier List style from The self-titled to 2017's Villains.Make your own Queens Of The Stone Age tier list HERE. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social me...

Tortharry - Altars of Ignorance (Album Review) July 9, 2021

Altars of Ignorance
by Tortharry

Originally formed way back in 1984 under the name Imago (and later Executor), by 1991 Czech death metal band Tortharry had adopted their current title and has been releasing material ever since. Their exposure seems to be limited primarily to their home country and other parts of Europe though, as d...

Bands Like Jinjer July 9, 2021

Bands Like Jinjer
by Jinjer

And these are some lesser known bands I would recommend to fans of Jinjer. Jinjer is of course a Ukranian progressive and groove metal band that jsut finished their new 2021 album Wallflowers to follow up the one-two punch of Micro and Macro. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbo...

Kollapse - Sult (Album Review) July 7, 2021

Sult
by Kollapse

Denmarks Kollapse may have started life playing a very dark and emotional variant of hardcore and sludge, but in more recent years the song lengths started to get longer and they began to incorporate a significant amount of post metal and other related genres into their material. Following 2017s Ang...

The Best Metal On Bandcamp #44 July 7, 2021

The Best Metal On Bandcamp #44
by Metal Trenches

Sharing more of my favorite underground metal albums of 2021 from Bandcamp from black and death metal to metalcore and deathcore. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the social media of your choice with Facebook, Twitte...

Darkthrone Tier List July 5, 2021

Ranking Darkthrone
by Metal Trenches

Ranking the albums of Darkthrone from best to worst Tier List style through their new 2021 record Eternal Hails. Darkthrone is of course one of the bands responsible for forging the 2nd wave Norwegian black metal movement in the early 1990's. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbo...

Born Of Osiris Tier List July 3, 2021

Ranking Born Of Osiris
by Born of Osiris

Ranking the albums of Born Of Osiris best to worst Tier List style through their new 2021 record Angel Or Alien. Born Of Osiris is a progressive deathcore/metalcore band formed in the 2000's and known best for albums like A Higher Place and The Discovery. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on i...

Mannveira - Vítahringu (Album Review) July 2, 2021

Vítahringur
by Mannveira

Over the past ten years Icelandic black metal really exploded in popularity throughout the underground, thanks to prominent bands like Svartidaui and Misyrming with plenty of others waiting to be discovered. Compared to a lot of others that are regularly releasing material, Icelandic bands have tend...

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