Interstice May 23, 2019

by Kneel

The Pitch: The solo project of Portuguese artistPedro Mau (Wells Valley), Kneel is an interesting hodgepodge of hardcore, mathcore, and alternative music now brought to you by Pulmonary Records. What I Like: "Murmurs" serves as a pretty strong summary of what to expect overall from Interstice. It o...

The Furnaces of Palingenesia May 23, 2019

The Furnaces of Palingenesia
by Deathspell Omega

The Pitch: French black metal legends Deathspell Omega raise the curtain on their hellish 7th album viaNorma Evangelium Diaboli. FFO: Imperial Triumphant, Blut Aus Nord, Dodecahedron What I Like: It's so lazy and arbitrary to use this old trope, but honestly what can be said of Deathspell Omega tha...

Chapters of Depravity May 22, 2019

Chapters of Depravity
by Pestilent Death

Grimy death metal will always be welcome in my stereo any day, and thats exactly what Los Angeles Pestilent Death has to offer on their second full-length Chapters of Depravity. With close to a decade having passed since their formation and plenty of releases to show for it, its clear that these guy...

Deftones (Video) May 22, 2019

Bands That Changed My Life II
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus spreads his love for Deftones, detailing his history with the band and key moments that they impacted his developing taste in metal music 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 choic...

Triumvirate May 21, 2019

by Archivist

The Pitch:Consisting of members from across Europe,Archivistreturns with the 3rd chapter of their progressive, post-metal/black sci fi saga. FFO: Underling, Numenorean, So Hideous What I Like: You may or may not be familiar withArchivistfrom our recent video list of post-black bands, but if not, no...

Fleshgod Apocalypse & More May 20, 2019

Trench Talk Ep 31
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus gives an in depth review of the new Fleshgod Apocalypse album Veleno, which he argues may be their best to date. Buy it this Friday on all platforms via Nuclear Blast Records. Flight also drops some serious shout-outs with Employed To Serve, Mireplaner, Glassing, Vale of Pnath, Archi...

Raffy Reviews - Depraved Murder: 'Manifestation' May 17, 2019

by Depraved Murder

Background Depraved Murderis a brutal Indonesian trio that strive to put out some heavy and crushing tracks filled with slam riffs, fast drumming and typically guttural/toilet vocals. Since their inception about half a decade or so ago, the brutal death metallers thus far put out two full-length al...

Ranking Nu Metal May 17, 2019

Nu Metal Tier List
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus joins the ranking fun with his favorite n metal bands. Super serious business here... 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, and Instagram, and support...

The Illusory Self Podcast Interview May 17, 2019

Trench Talk Ep 30
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus interviews New York band The Illusory Self (members of The Hudson Horror) that they describe as "death metal metal larping as metalcore." I've known frontman Dan for a few years now, so in addition to discussing their new EP, it was fun to just wax nostalgia on a number of metal-relat...

Poison The Well (Video) May 16, 2019

Bands That Changed My Life I
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus kicks off a new series on bands that changed the trajectory of his musical tastes by discussing classic metalcore act Poison The Well. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to the channel. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and foll...

Theovorator : Babelis Testamentum May 16, 2019

Theovorator : Babelis Testamentum
by Délétère

The Pitch:Qubec black metal bandDltredeliver their latest blasphemous EP, tackling the tale of Babel. FFO: Cult Of Fire, Mgla, Death Karma What I Like:Theovorator : Babelis Testamentum is three stunningly atmospheric and powerfully emotive track spanning a very engaging 20+ minute duration. If you'...

Spotted Horse May 15, 2019

Spotted Horse
by Glassing

The Pitch:Austin, Texas-based trioGlassingblend post-hardcore and post-metal with ambient sensibilitieson their sophomore opusSpotted Horse. FFO:Oathbreaker, Alcest, The Drowned God What I Like: More great dynamics on this one. Spotted Horse achieves both noise-ridden highs and understated lows ove...

Raffy Reviews - Feral: 'Flesh For Funerals Eternal' May 15, 2019

Flesh For Funerals Eternal
by Feral

Background Feralhappens to be one of those Swedish extreme metal bands that have built upon the already established great formula of the countless bands before it. Playing in the style of oldschool, traditional death metal, these artists have nuanced a sort of Occultist atmosphere in their three fu...

Raffy Reviews - Implements of Hell: 'Sea of Necrophenomena' May 14, 2019

Sea of Necrophenomena
by Implements of Hell

Background There's no stopping the brutal death train anytime soon on this site, so it seems. Last week we discussedAnomalismfrom Canada and Germany's very ownMental Cruelty. And now, we've got our latest contenders coming right out of Las Vegas, Nevada...representing the brutal death scene of the ...

Accursed May 14, 2019

by Vale of Pnath

The Pitch: More high octane blackened death metal fuel in the form of Colorado's Vale of Pnath via Willowtip. FFO: The Black Dahlia Murder, Alterbeast, The Zenith Passage What I Like: This is being advertised as an EP, but at just under 30 minutes it feels like the perfect length to me. Get in, get...

Raffy Reviews - Anomalism: 'Parasitic Spawn' May 10, 2019

Parasitic Spawn
by Anomalism

Background Here we have yet another techy brutal death(core) act straight out of Canada in its natural habitat.The basis ofManitoba'sAnomalismcenters around a mixture of very fast-pacedCryptopsy/AEON-esque riffage with mixed high/low vocals and some influences of the core variety also being thrown ...

Cold Sanctuary May 10, 2019

Cold Sanctuary
by Mirrors

The Pitch: Australian metalcore band Mirrors give Architects a run for their money with a promising new EP. FFO: Architects, Periphery, Parkway Drive What I Like: Ya'll may be tired of hearing about my disappointment over Holy Hell, but I can't help it. Every time a band like Mirrors comes through,...

Weeping Choir (Video Review) May 10, 2019

Weeping Choir
by Full Of Hell

FlightOfIcarus reviews the much anticipated new album, Weeping Choir, from Maryland aggressive, noisey blackened deathgrind crew Full Of Hell. 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 Fac...

Abnormality Interview May 10, 2019

Trench Talk Ep 29
by Metal Trenches

FlightOfIcarus chats with vocalist Mallika Sundaramurthy of brutal technical death metal band Abnormality. We discuss the new album, Sociopathic Constructs, formative influences, working as an artist for videogames, tour stories, and more. Get Sociopathic Constructs May 10th via Metalblade Records.P...

Raffy Reviews - Mental Cruelty: 'Inferis' May 9, 2019

by Mental Cruelty

Background Well, since I reviewed the previousMental Crueltyrelease on here over a year ago, we're brought back to the world of blasphemous lyricism, br00tal chugs and slamming riffs, grating highs and everything else in between. The abrasive German five-piece collective who blend crushing chromati...

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