June 5, 2020
I’ve reviewed 3 different releases from Shadow Puncher (for 2 different publications), and one of the things I’ve noticed is the diversity of sounds and influences on each project. While the one-man band from Norway functions within the death metal genre, each release has a different feel.… Continued →
March 31, 2019
This heavy as heck deathcore band, Cardiac Rupture, just dropped their new lyric video for “December Selection” which you can check out below. The band’s new ep “The Creator’s Hand” is out on April 12th. If you’re into heavy music with lots of growling and pig squeals, then this is the band for you.… Continued →
July 19, 2018
Not Beneath is an exciting new project featuring ex-members of Narcissus, Outcry, North Meadow Park, and Vessel. In 2018 those names might not mean very much but if you were into hardcore/metalcore in the late 90s or early 00s, you’ll recognize them for sure.… Continued →
November 16, 2017
November 8, 2017
The Mexican deathcore band My Place Was Taken has joined the roster of Rottweiler Records. The band formed in 2014 with Guitarist Abraham Barberi and Vocalist Jesus Salas.They came together to see if they could help change the drug, alcohol and violent part of their home town, Matamoros, Mexico: the metal scene.… Continued →
October 16, 2017
August 25, 2017
Check out this review of Abated Mass of Flesh's third album, "Eternal Harvest"
August 18, 2017
You'd be surprised how many bands go unnoticed.
April 20, 2017
April 17, 2017
Well it’s been awhile since I’ve wrote one of these. So I hope you all enjoy and I hope you check these amazing bands out! Go headbang! 10. Every Knee Shall Bow Every Knee Shall Bow is a death metal band that started in 2002, with brothers Drew and DJ Wibblesman, but didn’t get going until 2008, when their two younger brothers came of age: Cole and Shane.… Continued →
April 14, 2017
April 12, 2017
March 21, 2017
The band, Abated Mass of Flesh has had several side projects, everything from raw atmospheric black metal bands like Cryptic Rising or awesome deathcore bands like Parallax Withering. Flayed Alive is probably the most like AMOF. The project is a new band from Zack Plunkett, the brainchild of AMOF.… Continued →
March 17, 2017
March 7, 2017
Read this review of Dire's "Volume 1"
February 3, 2017
Check this out please!
January 30, 2017
The Christian slamming brutal deathcore band (yes it’s a thing) Abated Mass of Flesh has released their second single for their album Lacerated. The band started in 2011 as a solo project of Zach Plunkett’s (Lead Guitar), until 2012, when he hired his brother Matt for Vocals and Logan Hayworth (Strengthen What Remains) on Bass.… Continued →
January 15, 2017
December 1, 2016
Here’s another one of those lists I’ve been working on. Primarily, the reoccurring genre this time ’round are in the ‘core genre. Hope you enjoy! 5. A Thousand Times Repent Deathcore, as of late, has been extremely popular, especially with the last 4-5 years.… Continued →
November 23, 2016
Read this review for Fit For A King's new album "Deathgrip"
November 19, 2016
Muncie, IN metalcore act Send the Advocate has released a promising debut EP, but can they move past the pitfalls of an oversaturated genre?
November 16, 2016
November 9, 2016
Jim Hughes of the bands Colossus and For Today released a parody video called “All the Fall Things” in October. The song is a parody of Blink 182’s song “All the Small Things”. The song is a pop-punk parody, rather than the metalcore/deathcore/djent Hughes has been involved with.… Continued →
November 5, 2016
Awhile back, I was able to interview, via Instagram private messaging, with Alan Sears of the deathcore band, Mortal Treason. We talk about the Mortal Treason Hiatus, Issues with the band’s former label, and ZAO References. Those first two specifically. I saved this interview specifically for the IVM Rebirth!… Continued →