— Residing in multiple styles of death, across frenetic paces and vocals, and technical prowess galore. Big, big badass album.
Down The Oubliette Of Maelstrom
— Ohio seethes in repression and women’s rights degradation. Of course people are going to be angry, and this form of expression comes in symphonic black metal with crystal clear layers.
There's No Such Thing as Hope
— A stunning sophomore album with satanic lyrics cut with folksy interludes and clean vocals, culminating in a riff-heavy black metal.
— Slow-churning sludge explodes into death and grind. Members of Lord Dying.
FERAL LIGHT (Minneapolis)
— Andy used to own a Polish diner in the Mission, and moved back to Minneapolis to create intense and intricate American black metal. This duo is awesome to see live.
Relive This Nightmare
— A demonic corpse foot kicks out of its grave in a gurgling lava-burned death intensity. You know, Australian style.
Without Honor and Humanity
— Gargled, kidnapped vocals pleads in a chomping raw death with a flurry of riffs.
— The only original member in this 3rd album is the female lead singer brutalizing with her down-tuned vocals in a black of thrash.
SANCTIFYING RITUAL (Germany)
Stained with Rotten Blood
— We should see a therapist and ask why we are so satisfied listening to tortured sounds.
BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS (Brooklyn)
— Progressive mayhem that scrapes nails in your brain.