The Grinding Wheel consists of 10 well-written thrash anthems. Nothing has “decayed” over the years, that’s for sure.
The song “Fortuna Havana” has a killer groove and great cohesion between all instruments. Definitely a foot tapper.
Who said Columbus was boring? Lo-Pan go against that particular grain with their new EP In Tensions…
This is good driving-on-the-open-road music, it keeps your foot tapping and you can sing along to it. I have to admit that I’m not a fan of acoustic albums, but this wasn’t painful to listen to.
Is it black metal in the traditional Norwegian/Swedish sense? Not so much. I can tell you this; however, it’s a solid album and worth a half-hour of your time.
I’m just going to say it, this is one of my favorite death metal albums of the year and I’ve listened to a shit ton of death metal this year.
In this latest edition of The Pentagram, we were enlightened to some dirty details about The Damn Truth via their drummer, Dave Traina.
How awesome was it when New Zealand’s Ulcerate visited the desert planet of Arizona for the very first time touring in support of their latest offering, Shrines of Paralysis? Pretty fucking awesome, mate!
However you want to describe Animals As Leaders, you should always be on the ready to include the word “genius” somewhere within your description.
We recently reached out to Coen Jannsen, keyboard player and pianist for the Nuclear Blast symphonic metal band Epica, to give us the skinny on their collection of coiffures (except his…), the Danish diet, and the color Orange.
“Loath” is the first track on Ten Thousand Ways To Die and if you’ve been a fan of Obituary for any given length of time, it has all the hallmarks of any of their songs.
Their self-titled album, Take Over And Destroy, is their virgin release for Prosthetic Records and is an unexpected, pleasant surprise.