Misery Index have returned with their first full-length in four years with The Killing Gods. It’s business as usual, with scathing grind-inflected death metal that challenges the ills of our world, but this time with one little twist. The band has tackled the legend of Faust in the lyrical content,
Sweden and death metal. It doesn’t exactly need reiterating, but with the wave of death metal from different shores and lands, especially in southern and eastern Europe and pockets of the US delivering some stellar works, our northern brethren won’t allow themselves to be forgotten in the mix. Just ask
Serpentine Path’s second record Emanations drops this week, marking a pivotal evolution from the band’s self-titled debut released in 2012. The focus remains the same though – soul crushing doom laden with tasteful death metal influences like Autopsy, while much has been said of the band’s members and previous bands,
Labels: Martyrdoom//Profound Lore Records When was the last time a band made such an overwhelming impact with a debut full-length like Dead Congregation’s Graves of the Archangels? Seemingly the 2008 album set the death metal world ablaze and for good reason, but was it just a fluke for the Greeks?
A few months ago the name Coltsblood may not have meant a whole lot to you, but tours with Watain and signing with Candlelight is sure to change that, and more importantly, this devastating record that they call their debut album, Into The Unfathomable Abyss, is destined to do wonders.
Clearly there’s something in air in Portland, Oregon that’s been breeding a city with a vibrant and healthy underground for years, especially those of the doom and sludge variety. Stoneburner are one such band and one of the latest signees to Neurosis’ Neurot Recordings. Signing to this label immediately sets