Tagged: Album Review

Album in Review: ABORTED – La Grande Masquerade

Overview: 2 years after their last full-length “Terrorvision” Belgian death metal masters ABORTED , in honor of 25 years as a band, release a brief 3 song ep (clocking in at only 11:50) entitled “La Grande Masquerade” on Century Media Records.  This EP contains 2 brand new tracks and an unreleased song from the “Terrorvision”...

Album In Review: Vatican Falling -War

  Who is Vatican Falling?  Vatican Falling comes from the land where hopes and dreams go to die. Not L.A. but the the other prized city of entertainment, Las Vegas.  Comprised of members from bands long gone to form an epic super group of bromance that is Vatican Falling . The band was formed in...

Album In Review: INSOMNIUM – Heart Like a Grave

Overview:  Finland’s Insomnium return with their 8th full length album on Century Media Records which was released October 4, 2019 and features new guitarist Jani Liimatainen (The Dark Element, Cain’s Offering, ex-Sonata Arctica) which gives the band a 3 guitar attack for the first time in their existence.  Produced by Insomnium and Teemu Aalto (Omnium Gatherum). ...

Album In Review: ANHEDONIA – Virulence

Who is ANHEDONIA?  Their name is fitting to the deathcore realm, meaning the inability to feel pleasure in normally, pleasurable activities. This heavy hitting 4 piece is from Central California, originally formed in mid 2017. Initially starting in the studio at Rapture Recordings in Hayward and growing into a culmination of unfaltering talent to include...

Album In Review: Cattle Decapitation – Death Atlas

Overview:  San Diego’s Cattle Decapitation return with their 7th full length album Death Atlas on Metal Blade Records released on Black Friday November 29, 2019 featuring new members Belisario Dimuzio (Eukaryst) on guitar and Olivier Pinard (Cryptopsy) on bass.  Produced, mixed, and mastered by Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage, Archspire, Allegion) at Denver’s Flatline Audio featuring artwork by...

Album In Review: Carnal Abhorrence – Gormandizing Rupture

Band: Carnal Abhorrence Album: Gormandizing Rupture # of Songs: 7 Released: July 30th, 2019 Genre: Brutal Death Metal Label: Realityfade Records Mixing/ Mastering : Tsuntsun Productions Members: Nick Loria – Vocals Vlad Carnage – Guitars AJ Lucas – Drums My first time hearing of this band was from the vocalist hitting me up after Chicago Domination Fest to...

Album In Review: Puddle of Dudd

  Ahhh, yes. The “reality show” of rock n’ roll: Puddle of Mudd. Simple, bubble gum raunch that, like a fly continuously hitting a window pane, keeps coming back for more even though it’s absolute brain rot. Lacking any sort of substance, I’m pretty sure that the only reason they’ve had any success is because...

Album In Review: Because of the Brave

Band Name – Flaw Based In – Louisville, KY Project Name – Vol IV: Because of the Brave # of Songs – 10 (not enough) Members – Chris Volz – Vocals Tommy Gibbons – Guitar/Bass Rob Buttorff – Guitar Georges Octobous – Drums Label – Pavement Entertainment Release Date – July 19th, 2019 Genre –...

Album In Review: Pathology- Reborn to Kill

Who is Pathology?  Pathology comes from San Diego, CA an area I know pretty well considering I went to school in the North SD County area. These guys popped up right before I graduated, but I was not in the death metal scene quite yet. I discovered their music years later when they released The...

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Album Review: (Hed) Oui Oui!

(Hed) P.E. Album Review – Stampede Band Name – (Hed) P.E. Based In – Huntington Beach, CA Project Name – Stampede # of Songs – 10 Current Members –             M.C.U.D (Jared Gomez) –  Vocals             Major Trauma (Jeremiah Stratton) – Drums, Backing Vocals             Kid Bass (Kurt Blankenship) – Bass             D.J. Blackard –...