Six Feet Under – Undead

To have received Undead mere hours after the end of 4/20 is one of fate’s more recent and coincidental slip-ups, however it’s probably for the best that I use a clear head to I descend into the most recent incarnation of the hazy and depraved world of Chris Barnes. For you see, Six Feet Under have been called a lot of things over the years — not all of them positive — and whilst it would be terribly easy to dismiss them in the face of the burgeoning number of fantastic new death metal acts out there, the new line-up (including past and present members of Daath, Chimaira and Brain Drill) is hard to ignore.

Spawn of Possession – Incurso

Spawn of Possession Incurso 01. Abodement 02. Where Angels Go Demons Follow 03. Bodiless Sleeper 04. The Evangelist 05. Servitude of Souls 06. Deus Avertat 07. Spiritual Deception 08. No Light Spared 09. Apparition [03/13/12] [Relapse Records] Even though it is such a niche genre, technical death metal has many…

Fallujah – The Harvest Wombs

Fallujah The Harvest Wombs 01. Alpha Incipient 02. Ritual Of Godflesh 03. Become One 04. Cerebral Hybridization 05. Prison of the Mind 06. The Flame Surreal 07. Enslaved Eternal Phenomenon 08. Hallucination 09. The Harvest Wombs 10. Assemblage of Wolves [11/22/11] [Unique Leader] Many a metal fan has become desensitized…

Electro Quarterstaff – Aykroyd

Electro Quarterstaff Aykroyd 01. The Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon 02. McNutty 03. Waltz of the Swedish Meatballs 04. Unholy Gravy 05. Descent By Annihilation Operator 06. The Blacksmith 07. Stroganoff 08. Japanese Upside Down Cake [10/18/11] [Willowtip] There are several kinds of instrumental bands. Most of them are ‘shred…

Hey! Listen to Smaragos!

You love Son of Aurelius, right? Of course you do. Well, you’ll be happy to know that Max Zigman and new vocalist for Son of Aurelius Riley McShane has a side project, which is called Smaragos.  Here is some info by the band themselves. Constructed in the summer of 2010,…

Beneath the Massacre – Marée Noire

Beneath the Massacre Marée Noire 01. The Casket You Sleep In 02. Black Tide 03. Drill Baby Drill 04. Designed to Strangle 05. Anomic [Prosthetic | 09/14/10] I have a love/hate relationship with tech-death. You’ve got a genre full of musicians with potential, but only a handful are able to…