Alkaloid – The Malkuth Grimoire

When you take two names like Hannes Grossmann (ex-Obscura) and Christian Muenzner (ex-Obscura/Necrophagist) and put them in a band together, great things are expected. More than that, specific great things are expected: unrelenting technicality, brutality and an overall “old school” quality. To be sure, all of these things can be found…

Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Oracles, the Continuation of System Divide

We reported last year that System Divide, the melodic death metal group featuring members of Aborted and fronted by phenomenal female vocalist Miri Milman were going on an indefinite hiatus, which led to an announcement stating that the band was no more. This was a huge disappointment, because their one and only album The Conscious Sedation was…

Vale of Pnath Preview Pnew Track

One of the many bands on Unique Leader Records putting out a new album in 2015 (seriously, a lot of UL bands are releasing new stuff: WRVTH, Ovid’s Withering, and The Zenith Passage, to name a few), Vale of Pnath is exactly what you should expect from the label: mind-melting…