Year Released: 2017 Genre: Technical Death Metal, Blackened Death Metal Country: USA Similar Artists: Nile, Decapitated Vocal Style: For some reason reminds me of Dagon from Inquisition. Members you might know: Jon Vesano: Was the vocalist and played bass for Nile from 2001 to 2005, playing on Annihilation of the Wicked, but only sang additional vocals on In Their … Continue reading In-Defilade – Elude
Year Released: 2017 Genre: Blackened Death Metal Country: Singapore Availability: Bandcamp Similar Artists: Satyricon, Darkthrone The Fist, the Spit, the Sword is Funeral Hearse's second EP they've released this year, and between May and November, their sound has changed quite a lot. Their first EP, Heralding the Deathwinds, featured production not worthy enough for black metal … Continue reading Funeral Hearse – The Fist, the Spit, the Sword EP
Year Released: 2017 Genre: Thrash Metal, Sludge Metal Country: Netherlands Similar Artists: Havok, Pantera (at times), Crowbar This album is pretty interesting. It starts out thrashy and technical with the first track and third track, then it goes into a sort of Pantera-like groove metal phase with "River Runs Red", then the rest of the … Continue reading Disabuse – Death Machines
Hailing from Singapore, Funeral Hearse pack a punch with their music. Labeling their sound "Apokalyptik Extreme Metal", they have a lot of adjectives to live up to. The "apokalyptik" part is absent in half of this EP, but the extremity is omnipresent.
Year Released: 2017 Genre: Death Metal, one Grindcore song Country: USA Availability: Bandcamp Similar Artists: Bolt Thrower, Death, Gruesome, a less technical Suffocation Vocal Style: Sounds like K.K. Warslut from Deströyer 666 The heavy drums that begin this track set the tone immediately as an old school death metal slaughterhouse. The leads that begin "Nihil … Continue reading Nihil Eyes – Black Path
The Origin-meets-Necrophagist juggernaut known as Archspire strike again with their third release, Relentless Mutation. This album hits it home, presenting impeccable guitar riffage, machine gun drums, and fierce vocals. Lasting just seconds above 30 minutes, this album packs a lot of punch in just seven tracks.
Celebrating their ten-year anniversary, De Profundis releases a compilation of nine remastered tracks and one new track: "An Orgy of Grotesqueries". The new track is good, proggy death metal. It's not super progressive, but the riffs are impeccable. It's a solid song with good production, nice, clean riffage, and plenty of technical/progressive segments to keep the ear busy.