Master's Call - Morbid Black Trinity

Master’s Call – Morbid Black Trinity (EP)

Release date: 25th January 2019 || Genre: Black metal|| Label: Self-released Scales Of Justice: Guest Reviewer Violent Witness Having floated around the UK metal scene for almost a decade, you’d think I’d be much more familiar with the deciphering of the lyrics by now. This black metal offering from Master’s Call is a blistering start to my […]

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 […]

Dirge - Lost Empyrean

Dirge – Lost Empyrean (album)

Release date: 14th December 2018 || Genre: Atmospheric doom  || Label: Debemur Morti Productions Dirge is as Dirge does. This is one slow moving album, which could be described as cosmic, sweeping, bleak, yet none of those words alone could truly give you an impression of how massive the sound is. Eternal free-fall, with the volume at […]

Skull Pit - Skull Pit

Skull Pit – Skull Pit (album)

Release date: 16th November 2018 || Genre: Old school rock/metal  || Label: Metal Blade Records Bearing more than a passing resemblance to Motörhead, Skull Pit is the eponymous debut release from a duo spread about as far across the globe as possible. Featuring Tatsu Mikami (Church Of Misery), and Mem V. Stein (Exumer), it was recorded across […]

Catalysis - Catalysis 2018

Catalysis – Catalysis 2018 (EP)

Release date: 14th December 2018 || Genre: Metal  || Label: Self-released  Strap yourselves in! Dundee’s Catalysis are back in the saddle, and ready to deliver a crushing blow! This self-titled EP is a significant level-up from 2017’s Into The Unknown, on most fronts. The production is absolutely top tier stuff, unsurprising with the professional hands of Aborted‘s Mendel […]