Death’s Door – September 2018

Given the nature of these columns, it might seem counterintuitive to include a subpar album among our selections for the month. That’s why I’ve accosted this intro spot to say my piece about Deicide, and specifically their latest album Overtures of Blasphemy. Coincidentally, the same month these Floridian antitheists released their 12th…

Aeolian – Silent Witness

You don’t have to like melodic death metal but there’s definitely something that’s inherently irresistible to the style; big hooks, riffs that last for days and vocal/lyrical combos that always appeal to the most epic and inherently relate-able themes. At the same time, it can also be grating and grow old pretty…