Abnormality - Sociopathic Constructs

Abnormality – Sociopathic Constructs (album)

Release date: 10th May 2019 || Genre: Technical death metal || Label: Metal Blade Well, I couldn’t say Sociopathic Constructs has something for everyone, but by smeg is it intensely intense! In places it reminds me of one of my all time favourite Scottish metal albums, Man Must Die’s No Tolerance For Imperfection. That record, […]

Allegaeon - Apoptosis

Allegaeon – Apoptosis (album)

Release date: 19th April 2019 || Genre: Melodic Death Metal || Label: Metal Blade When it comes to technical metal, I’ve always found the most pleasurable listens are those which ease off the gas from time to time, and let the music breathe. It delivers more impact when the full virtuosity of a band is […]

Tyr - Hel

Dragon Fire: Tyr, Samael, Dead Label, plus more

It’s only January, and things are getting wild already! There are absolutely tonnes of new releases on the horizon, with many of them looking rather promising to say the least. As Dragon Fire is supposed to be a rather quick read, it would be impossible to cover all of them here, so we’ve cherry-picked a […]

Artillery - The Face Of Fear

Artillery – The Face Of Fear (album)

Release date: 16th November 2018 || Genre: Thrash  || Label: Metal Blade Records Denmark’s Artillery have been on the go, on and off, since the very beginnings of thrash metal. You can tell. They have shed none of the original idioms. However, their own take on the sound also embraces something of it’s synchronal surroundings, most noticeably old school […]