Drawing the final air from your lungs with the first note, Urraca is an event of rigor mortis, the tracks churn along in a slow embrace of death, wrapping you up until you cannot imagine movement [...]
Unorthodox in definition, Kwintessens is terrifying and calculated as Dodecahedron has compiled all your faceless fears to dissolve your will to live.
Translated from Dutch wiegedood is literally “death in the cradle” and de doden hebben het goed is “the dead are fine.” After hearing De doden hebben het goed II, I can confirm the dead (including those from the cradle) are most definitely fine [...]
Guitars intertwined in eternal harmony and soaring vocals Far From Light is a shining beacon in the world of NWOTHM, Lunar Shadow have penned a truly epic debut.
Hadal Maw take a stripped back approach to technical death metal on Olm. Everything is angry and percussive, the guitars separate themselves from the bass in the form of sharp, off kilter solos existing from single notes to cascading sweeps.
Elephantine riffs roll over top beat heavy drums while the vocals fuzz in and out. Relentless from start to finish, Forever is an eclectic album as Code Orange are unafraid to mix in electronica influences.
Blazing a new path in the northern sky, White Death embrace the chilling aesthetic of their 90s Norwegian forefathers and mix in a fair helping of fun on their self-titled debut which could crack a smile through even the grimmest of corpse paint [...]