WVRM – Colony Collapse

There’s probably never been a better time for a new WVRM record. South Carolina’s premium-blend extreme music outfit have always championed the working class, aiming their aggression and bile towards the bloated, redundant corpses in charge. It helps that the mayhem behind the message has consistently been delivered at a…

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Grind My Gears – No Snappy Title This Week (They All Got Panic Bought)

As Europe begins its long-overdue descent into a pandemic paranoia, the Grind keeps Grinding here at Heavy Blog. From my frozen mountain hideaway, I’ve picked some rowdy and punky grind and powerviolence acts to soundtrack your self-isolation. Some demos, some fully realised works of shart, some shit that could quite…

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Rat King – Vicious Inhumanity

The overuse of the facetious idiom “don’t judge a book by its cover” loses most of its power when discussing Rat King’s 2020 sophomore release, Vicious Inhumanity. A flash at the name, title, and colourful slime of the artwork and a first or second guess will probably get the correct…

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Strigoi – Abandon All Faith

I think everyone has their own particular tastes they gravitate to. It’s not exactly a guilty pleasure though. It’s just your personal taste. But despite it being your favorite, it can get a little stale after a while. If you’re reading this article, it’s possible that you feel like you’ve…

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Cattle Decapitation – Death Atlas

Cattle Decapitation’s transformation from novelty goregrind act into one of the premier progressive/technical death metal bands of the modern era has been one of the most surprising and rewarding events in modern extreme metal. Now (at least) three records into a career-defining hot streak that’s rivaled by few if any…

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The Sound That Ends Creation – Music Designed to Give You Ideas… Incase You Should Run Out of Ideas

From an area of music defined by extremes of seemingly totally accidental shifts in high-tension, high-impact sounds, The Sound That Ends Creation never caves in from pressure to slow down or change moods. It’s without a doubt someone completely removed from even relatively safe but abrasive metal would find the…

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