Cerebric Turmoil – Neural Net Meltdown

Being a discerning fan of over-the-top technical death metal/grindcore is difficult. When the defining characteristic of a sound is its lack of nuance, it’s unsurprising that a lot of the bands using it lack, well, nuance. While this might sound like an oxymoron, it actually highlights an issue. Just because…

Check Into The Studio With Cattle Decapitation Recording The Anthropocene Extinction

We’ve already heard the opening track to the new Cattle Decapitation record, The Anthropocene Extinction, and it rocks. Nah, “Manufactured Extinct” doesn’t rock. It fucking rips. If , by some feat of you being a moron, that doesn’t quite get the juices flowing for you then maybe this will. Noisey…

Maruta – Remain Dystopian

Maruta’s third full length, and first with Relapse, will be the benchmark for upcoming bands in the venomous subgenre that is deathgrind. The progenitors of this group of acts in Cattle Decapitation and Cephalic Carnage have their own unique sound and are instantly recognizable from the rest of the herd; the…

Theories – Regression

With their debut album Regression, released on the mighty Metal Blade Records, Theories flit between nurturing a warts’n’all grind aesthetic and hammering out some serious melodeath inspired songwriting. This shuffling betwixt styles is a gamble as it meshes two very unique genres. These Seattle grinders succeed in bettering previous attempts…