Album Review - Sarcastic Burn Victim - Blood & Stomach Pills

The outer fringes of the jazz and extreme metal worlds collided sometime ago. The freer side of the jazz genre is well documented where as improvisation in metal has remained a very small part of a hugely popular musical style…

Single Review - Deathmace - Coffin' Maggots

The metal world has moved into two distinct camps. Youtube is flooded with displays of attention grabbing virtuosic wizardry which push the boundaries of instrumental technique to the limit. On the other hand, there are those who revel in the…

Album Review - Pressor - Weird Things

Opening with swirling, hypnotic synth sounds, Russian quartet Pressor put the listener in a trance-like state which is both nightmarish and fascinating. A full production allows the riffs to resonate through your core and stimulate the primordial senses. Many of…

Album Review - TFD - #USA4TFD

In retrospect, choosing to review this record first thing on a Monday morning may not have been the wisest idea. As soon as you press play, short blasts of noise fly out of the speakers like strategically placed jabs. Before…

Album Review - Deathmace - Bleeding Frenzy

Vintage thrash metal has been enjoying a renaissance in recent years. New audiences have been lusting over classic 80’s releases and adopting the bullet belt and hi-top look that is synonymous with the genre.  

Some musicians have jumped…