Guardians (Video Review) April 3, 2020

Guardians
by August Burns Red

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Surrounded by the Great Nothing April 2, 2020

Surrounded by the Great Nothing
by Escape Is Not Freedom

The Pitch:Chicago alternative rock and sludge group Escape Is Not Freedom are back with more 90's vibes on Surrounded By The Great Nothing. FFO: Helmet, Quicksand, Sonic Youth What I Like:If you grew up in the hay day of alternative music and grunge like me, you should definitely aquaint yourself w...

Raffy Reviews - Innards: 'Back From The Grave, Straight In Your Face' April 1, 2020

Back From The Grave, Straight In Your Face
by Innards

Background The band formally known as Innardsis a new Portuguese death/grind project based in the capital city of Lisbon that's been catching out attention around here as of late. For one thing, the trio is obsessed with writing music centering around themes of death, horror and the Occult...which ...

Avant-Garbage (Video Review) April 1, 2020

Avant-Garbage
by The Motion Mosaic

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A​.​D. April 1, 2020

A​.​D.
by Wolfpack

The Pitch:Another in-your-face fusion of beatdown metallic hardcore and death metal, this time in the form of Wolfpack and their new EP A.D. FFO: Great American Ghost, Wolf King, Code Orange What I Like:One day I'll probably be worn out on death metal and hardcore fusions, but that day still seems ...

Exocrine "Maelstrom" (Video Reaction) March 31, 2020

Maelstrom Reaction
by Exocrine

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The Art Of Morphology March 31, 2020

The Art Of Morphology
by Dawn Of Ourorboros

The Pitch: California progressive death metal band Dawn Of Ourorboros serve up serious melancholy with The Art Of Morphology via Rain Without End. FFO: Ne Obliviscaris, Be'lakor What I Like: Taken piece by piece, there is a lot to appreciate with The Art Of Morphology. Chelsea Murphy delivers both ...

Drag Me Down March 31, 2020

Drag Me Down
by Cabal

The Pitch:Denmarks's djentydeathcore bandCabalreturn with their crushing sophomore album Drag Me Down viaLong Branch Records. FFO: Lorna Shore, Thy Art Is Murder, Whitechapel What I Like:Cabal may fall most readily into the deathcore category, but they make it clear from the megaton sledgehammer "G...

Raffy Reviews - Afterbirth: 'Four Dimensional Flesh' March 30, 2020

Four Dimensional Flesh
by Afterbirth

Background New York's finest in the realm of death metal returns today in a new installment featuring Long Island's longstanding outfitAfterbirth. First formed in the early 1990s as a death and gore-obsessed brutal death band, this oldschool four piece has started out their career with a few demos ...

Lamb Of God Tier List (Video) March 30, 2020

Ranking Lamb Of God
by Lamb of God

FlightOfIcarus ranks the discography of legendary groove metal act Lamb Of God as only he can. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to the channel and make youre own 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 m...

Raffy Reviews - Twitch of the Death Nerve: 'A Resting Place for the Wrathful' March 27, 2020

A Resting Place for the Wrathful
by Twitch of the Death Nerve

Background Twitch of the Death Nerveis just one of those brutallic deathgrindy bands that shows off the capability of the UK's many obscure local acts within the realm of...well, brutal, heavy and often controversial music. The underground trio project has been on the scene since the mid-2000s, tho...

March Highlights 2020 March 27, 2020

Recommendation Roundup March 2020
by Metal Trenches

New albums from Viscera, 5 R V L N 5, Svengahli, Monolith, Wolfpack, and more. Don't forget to subscribe to the channel and show your support with a like, comment, and share. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like and follow us on the soci...

Raffy Reviews - Horned: 'Eminence' March 26, 2020

Eminence
by Horned

Background The slam/beatdown scene in France is ever-evolving due to the heightened underground interest within subgenres related to slammy riffs in the past decade or so (and who could blame people for liking them, they're catchy as hell!). Conceived around five years ago somewhere in the Marseill...

Burn Embrace March 26, 2020

Burn Embrace
by Telepathy

The Pitch:UK progressive, post-metal actTelepathy continue their stormlike power with Burn Embrace via Svart Records.FFOSonance,Cult of Luna,Russian Circles,Explosions in the Sky What I Like:Telepathy is a project somewhat near and dear to me as I reviewed their 2014 debut 12 Areas before Metal Tre...

Raffy Reviews - Brain Stem: 'Symptoms of Annihilation - Stage 2' March 25, 2020

Symptoms of Annihilation - Stage 2
by Brain Stem

Background Canada's very ownBrain Stemstands as a new unsigned local act born out of Edmonton, Alberta that unconventionally manages to one-up the brutal death scene in their obscure, yet killer four piece ensembles...or EPs rather in this case. And, although I haven't got around to listening to th...

Raffy Reviews - Constrict: 'Saturation' March 25, 2020

Saturation
by Constrict

Background Constrict is a Brandenburg, Germany-based grind collective that is relatively new to the core scene. With just one other demo and full-length under their belt, they're still out there trying to make a name for themselves through their abrasively brash and chaotic sound, which are some fe...

Order Of The Mind March 25, 2020

Order Of The Mind
by Irist

The Pitch:Atlanta progressive metal and sludge quintet Irist throw down the gauntlet to their peers with Order Of The Mind via Nuclear Blast. FFO: Mastodon, Scientist, Gojira What I Like:If you dig Mastodon but are missing the grit of their earlier days, have I got a band for you. Irist have a simi...

Devouring Ruin March 24, 2020

Devouring Ruin
by Wake

The Pitch:Canadian deathgrindoutfit,WAKE shake things up for their latest albumviaTranslation Loss Records. FFO: The Lion's Daughter, Svart Crown, Otargos What I Like:I am all for bands varying up their sound, and really how much mileage can you really get out of straight, no-nonsense deathgrind? R...

Raffy Reviews - Klysma: 'Mental' March 23, 2020

Mental
by Klysma

Background Klysmastands as a Belgian-born and bred brutal band of miscreants that's been on the ole underground metal radar since the release of their 2018 debut albumSick. Slamming riffs and ignant gutturals in hand, the frenzied four piece have recently unveiled their follow up sophomore full-len...

Satyr Podcast March 23, 2020

Trench Talk Ep 64
by Satyr

FlightOfIcarus chats with mathcore/post-hardcore/math rock band Satyr about their new album Locus. Along the way we discuss, Protest The Hero, The Punk Rock MBA, marketing, Meshuggah, Periphery, hobbies (or lack their of), Sikth, concert stories, and approach to songwriting.PleaseSUBSCRIBEand also l...

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