Total: 635 articles (latest: July 22, 2014)
Paramnesia: Coming Out of the Dark
A while back, we had the opportunity to engage in a short email conversation with newly invigorated French epic black metallers Paramnesia. Their dedication is to long-form, rage-filled sorrow liberally caked with a more American take on that style.
Monolithe: Good Things Come in _III_
Pentagram: It's Never Too Late
Nile: At the Gate of Exhaustion
Wilds Forlorn: On the Heights of Despair
Scott Kelly: The Searcher
Avichi: The Devil's Triad
Judd Madden: Fathoms Below
Wolves in the Throne Room: In the Aftermath
Altar of Plagues: Moving Forward
Liturgy: Scattered Like Landmines
Total: 227 articles (latest: March 24, 2014)
Entranced at Death: They Will Destroy
The clock strikes ten as Conan begin, but the amps are at least one louder.
Scarab / Anarchy A Scriptorium of Death in the Valley of the Nile
Karma to Burn / Desert Storm / Diesel King Don't Talk, Communicate
Pentagram / Gentleman's Pistols Play for All Your Sins
The Devin Townsend Project / The Ocean / Rome Apart Ziltoid Invasion, Good Vibrations
Ulver / Virus / Zweizz The Wolves Appear on Stage
Total: 58 articles (latest: February 4, 2014)
Withstanding the March of Time: 1993
As this little tradition of ours keeps growing, we're slowly realizing that we've gotten ourselves digging where a lot of old relics reside. The annual "Withstanding the March of Time" article has reached 1993 and to date that was, by far, the hardest list to compile.
Best Albums of 2013
Intoxicating Literature
In Memory of Jeff Hanneman
Total: 15 articles (latest: December 13, 2010)
Weathering the Wicked
Adrian Bromley
Total: 5935 articles (latest: August 12, 2014)
Embrional - Annihilation 2007 + Live
If you thought Polish death metal was good, then Embrional should be the crème de la crème of that lot.
Ea - A Etilla
After trudging the mire for nine years now as the entity that goes by the name Ea, recording four studio albums prior to the current _A Etilla_, this mysterious American band still haven't cracked the code for delivering good funeral doom.
Sectu - Nefarious
Sectu adopt Gorguts' _Obscura_ methodology of having no method whatsoever or an apparent rational structure to the music they play; they regard their metal as being liquid matter, or at least as if it were malleable material, free from the laws of physics, or music.
Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails
New Zealand's captivating act Ulcerate have already blazed the trail of complex death metal with heavy, gut wrenching atmospherics, but it doesn't look like they're going to be alone for long. Fallujah's sophomore record _The Flesh Prevails_ is the latest addition to this slowly growing trend, or possibly even sub-genre of death metal.
Lord Mantis - Death Mask
Hail Charlie Fell. In the long-established pantheon of painting art with pain, Fell ascends to a seat among the mighty.
Misery Index - The Killing Gods
With a new album finally breaking the surface almost four years after its highly regarded predecessor _Heirs to Thievery_, the band's fifth album _The Killing Gods_ comes as one of the most anticipated extreme metal records of 2014
5 Edenian - Rise of the Nephilim
5.5 Ainulindale - Nevrast
6.5 Charles Wright / Guillermo Pizarro - Handsome God Within Us
7 Mother of Millions - Human
7.5 Speedblow - Behold the Darkness
6 Vardan - The Woods Is My Coffin / Enjoy of Deep Sadness
8 Abstract Spirit / Ennui - Escapism
6.5 Dawn of a Dark Age - The Six Elements, vol. 1: Earth
8 Goatcraft - All for Naught / The Blasphemer
9 Gridlink - Longhena
6.5 Paramnesia - Paramnesia
8 Shattered Hope - Waters of Lethe
8.5 Solace of Requiem - Casting Ruin
8 Souldrainer - Architect
8.5 The Great Old Ones - Tekeli-li
9 The Howling Void - Nightfall
8 Trube - Zone of Alienation
8 Katakombi - Katakombi
9 Mournful Congregation - Concrescence of the Sophia
7.5 Rise of Avernus - L'Appel du Vide
Total: 701 articles (latest: July 22, 2014)
Father Merrin - All Is Well That Ends in Hell
When a band names itself after that iconic Exorcist and extols their doom metal foundations, you basically know what you're getting into immediately.
4 Deathcult - The Test of Time
2 Deathred - Senses Paramount Flowing Into Darkness
3.5 Human Cometh - Evolution
4 Hello Jackie - Unspeakable Territories
3.5 Lion Splicer - Valkyrie
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