Album review: Bannerless – Axegressor

    With a name like Axegressor and an album cover depicting some sort of end of days sermon, I was expecting much from this thrashing Finnish four-piece. Axegressor plays a brand of old-school thrash metal and boasts a vocalist who sounds a little like the late, great Chuck Shuldiner from Death. However, this is where the Death comparisons end as Axegressor motor through 11 tracks … Continue reading Album review: Bannerless – Axegressor

Album spotlight: Brutal Records are bringing the HEAVY!

If you like your music heavier than a tonne of lead then you should be checking out Brutal Records. This LA-based label will be unleashing some punishing metal in the coming months and I’ve got a little taster to whet the appetite! Perhaps the heaviest release comes from Cadaver Putrfacto who will be destroying everything in their path with their new album La Maldicion Del Zombi Errante to … Continue reading Album spotlight: Brutal Records are bringing the HEAVY!

Album review: Architecture Of Chaos – Satanic

  Canada’s Satanic released their album Architecture Of Chaos in September 2017. The band’s sound straddles the line between death metal and thrash metal. Nice! A volatile mix of guttural vocals, cutting guitars and high-tempo tracks certainly makes for exciting listening and a neck-snapping good time. Opening track Mephistophelian is a thrashy opener, typical of the band’s attack and at over six minutes long, it certainly … Continue reading Album review: Architecture Of Chaos – Satanic

Album news & tour dates: Insurrection – Extraction

  Insurrection are a heavy proposition indeed. With elements of thrash and death metal, the bands sonic assault is an absolute delight to the ears. Check out the video for the track Prototype below and catch the band live on the dates below. The album, Extraction, will be released through Galy Records on October 6th. I’m in…\m/     L-R = Martin Samson – Bass, ‎Vincent Laprade Séguin … Continue reading Album news & tour dates: Insurrection – Extraction

Album review: Brotherhood of the Snake – Testament

I managed to snag the limited edition digibook of this album and it looks superb. The cover art for Testament’s albums are always top-notch and more often than not, so is the album content. I am not quite sure where ‘Brotherhood of the Snake’ stands in terms of Testament’s other releases. It has some moments of greatness for sure but there are a couple of … Continue reading Album review: Brotherhood of the Snake – Testament