H8teball - Undead

H8teball – Undead (EP)

Release date: 22nd February 2020 || Genre: Metal|| Label: Self-released I must admit, my own anticipation of this release was fairly high, but I’m only now getting around to giving it a proper innings. Storms and responsibilities got a little in the way, but somehow, another of life’s curveballs has presented opportunity, and I’m diving […]

Rend Them Asunder - Cerebral Labyrinth

Rend Them Asunder – Cerebral Labyrinth(EP)

Release date: 24th October 2019 || Genre: Blackened death-grind|| Label: Self-released Public health warning: This EP may cause damage to the human mind. It is explosive. It is abrasive. It is absolutely fucking nuts! Remember the bit in The Fly (Jeff Goldblum version) where they had the disaster with the teleporters? Well, this could be […]

SYCOMORE - BLOODSTONE

Sycomore – Bloodstone (album)

Release date: 31st January 2020 || Genre: Sludge metal|| Label: Argonauta Records Where to start? There’s a lot to love about Sycomore. For starters, this is a very earthy band, with not many technological frills or embellishments. The whole album is about as pure as it gets in reliance on songwriting alone. This does lend […]

Suicide Silence - Become The Hunter

Suicide Silence – Become The Hunter (album)

Release date: 14th February 2019 || Genre: Death metal|| Label: Nuclear Blast Scales Of Justice: Guest Reviewer Drew Cochrane Suicide Silence return with their new album, Become The Hunter, the follow-up to their critically lambasted, 2017 self titled effort. As someone who was never a massive fan of the band, but does enjoy the odd […]

Amorphia - Arms To Death

Amorphia – Arms To Death (album)

Release date: 23rd November 2019 || Genre:¬†Thrash ||¬†Label: Awakening Records It tried to make a sneak attack last November. Under the defences. But the plan was uncovered! An Indian metal band, on a Chinese label, delivered by an Australian PR company. This truly is an international affair. The Awakening Records release, Arms To War, is […]