Necrot – Mortal

When I listen to a new record, I can’t help but have the thought about favorite records versus critically good records. Or favorite versus critically good anything really. Perfect example: my favorite movie of... Read More...

Ulthar – Providence

The past few years have seen a glut of new death metal bands emerge on the scene at a seemingly exponential clip. Even for someone who listens to hundreds of new records in the genre per year it can be tough t... Read More...

Horrendous – Idol

It feels inappropriate to categorize anything in the death metal world as “darling”, but if there is such a group of musicians and songwriters that fit that colloquial moniker it would have to be Horrendous. Wi... Read More...

Grave Dust – Pale Hand

It’s always nice to come back to things you know work. A little nostalgia never hurt anybody, after all. Hearing some band playing the brutal, grinding old school death metal always tickles the brain. Even amon... Read More...