Tag: Doom metal

April 24, 2019

REVIEW : Cruentis - Alpha and Omega

This 5-song EP contains 3 songs of melodic death metal (tracks 2-4) sandwiched in between 2 longer, unusual songs that genre-wise feature a hybrid of nu metal, doom metal and some classical instrumentation. Stylistically, the middle 3 tracks are similar to bands like Pantokrator, World to Ashes and similar melodeath bands (or In Flames and At the Gates from a mainstream perspective), but there is not a huge emphasis on the lead guitar.… Continued →

October 21, 2018

REVIEW : Ascending King - Funeral of the Species

Ascending King is a one-man extreme metal project from Texas. Stylistically it’s a straight-up 50/50 mix of raw black metal and funeral doom. What’s strange about that mix is just how incredibly well it works here. Slower tempos overall and crushing heaviness reminiscent of sludge without the leftfield tendencies of that subgenre, but with occasional mid-paced blastbeats?… Continued →

January 10, 2018

January 9, 2018

REVIEW : TIMŌRĀTUS - Reverentia

While this band hails from Louisville, I would have sworn they were from eastern Europe somewhere.  That’s a good thing.  Reverentia is yet another quality post-metal release I’ve come across recently.  But whereas the mysterious band God revel in djent rhythms and instrumental anthems to connect the listener to God, TIMŌRĀTUS takes a different approach altogether. … Continued →

September 22, 2017

March 20, 2014

March 13, 2014

REVIEW : Demon Hunter - Extremist

Demon Hunter returns with their best album in years (and perhaps of all time?)! Check out what makes "Extremist" such a powerhouse here, and be sure to check back all next week as we unveil our exclusive Demon Hunter Week!

February 19, 2014

REVIEW : Deliverance - Hear What I Say!

hristian Thrash legends Deliverance make their exit in a big way with Hear What I Say! as they challenge the world to pull away from their computers and soar into new life. Tracks like "The Annuls of Subterfuge" and "A Perfect Sky" are instant classics, and the band has finally brought their first ever German language track to the table.

January 17, 2014

March 12, 2013