Aisha Al-Sadie

Scottish based interviewer and reviewer for PM. Aisha is a fine artist who has created album artwork for various bands including Meads of Asphodel and Towers of Flesh. She is a heavy supporter of the UK underground scene and while she has a varied music taste, she admits it is mostly all about the thrash, black and death metal.

EdinbURGH – Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh – 30/08/2014

On the night of the 30th of August at the Banshee Labyrinth in Edinburgh six bands came together to give the mighty Bonesaw a fitting send off after 14 years of playing. Over the years Bonesaw have recorded; two demos, a debut album Sawtopsy, as well as four split EPs …

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Christian Sloan Hall – Interview

  How do you visually represent how an album sounds? This may not be a question you think of when you pick up a CD, but I hope this interview makes you consider it. Have you ever wondered who creates the iconic backdrops at Amon Amarth gigs? Or the cover …

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Embryonic Devourment- Reptilian Agenda

  Embryonic Devourment hail from the U.S of A and released their third full-length album titled Reptilian Agenda on the 18th of Feb this year, under Deepsend Records.   Interesting title for an album, wondering if the tracks will shed any light on what it means. Here we go, track one …

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Corpsessed-Abysmal Thresholds

  Hailing from Järvenpää Finland Corpsessed released their first full length album Abysmal Thresholds by Dark Descent Records on the 4th of February 2014. Artwork by Danille Gauvin. Now I have never claimed to be good at reviews, sometimes you just can’t get into an album enough to right something …

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Toxic Holocaust ‘Chemistry Of Consciousness’

Ever wondered what it would feel like to get punched in the guts by a rampant bunny on smack? That is what I imagine of when someone mentions the band hailing from Portland, Oregon, called Toxic Holocaust. Naturally when they unleashed their new album Chemistry of Consciousness in October (released …

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Heimdall – Aedeid

Hailing from Salerno, Campania, Italy Heimdall give us their latest musings over their countries heritage, with the apt name of Aeneid. The first track on the album is named Prologue, which of course is an intro. This fades in with slow dramatic sounding trumpets and drums which builds up to …

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Dust Bolt, Violent Demolition – Album Review

  Dust Bolt are a mighty Thrash band from Germany. Formed in 2006 Violent Demolition will be their first album released under Napalm Records. Being quite a thrasher myself I am looking forward to this. As usual I am going to admit that it is very likely that I will …

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Solstheim II- Album Review

  Solstheim is a Scottish black metal band formed in 2008. I will be reviewing their latest release titled II. The first track is the intro track to the album. The track starts with eerie sound samples and an echoing chanting voice and continues that way until the end. If …

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Grave Digger, Clash of the Gods – Album Review

    Formed in 1980 Grave Digger have released fifteen studio albums. Their newest edition Clash of the Gods will take the total to sixteen and I am quite excited to be reviewing it. The albums theme is Ancient Greece and mention Greek gods and legends. The album was released …

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Enslaved – RIITIIR (CD)

Hailing from Norway the mighty Enslaved will release their twelfth studio album RIITIIR is set to be released in Europe on the 28th of September via Nuclear Blast Records. I saw Enslaved annihilate at Bloodstock 2009 so I am quite excited to hear this. Track one is called Thoughts Like …

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Grave Endless Possession of Souls- Album Review

  The mighty, Swedish Grave have released a new album and I have to say I am rather fucking excited.  Possession of Souls is Grave’s 13th studio album, not a bad number! Returning to Century Media this album has been long awaited by Grave fan’s since Burial Ground in 2010. …

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Karybdis – From the Depths Album Review

    Hailing from the UK released their album From the Depths on the 2nd of July via Beasting Records. I think it’s important to quote this description of the album given by the band to give you an idea of what to listen for “The sound of metal’s past, present …

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Acid Death Eidolon Interview

      Hey guys! Thank you for asking me to interview you. So here we go;  1. Firstly I just want to say again how much I enjoyed the new album Eidolon. For those who don’t know of Acid Death could you please give us an idea of the …

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Eidolon-Acid Death Album Review

  Hailing from Greece Acid Death releases their first album in ten years after the band’s reunion, not one to miss. Released on the 1st of June by Noisehead Records. I am very excited to hear this. Track one is called Blind Reflection. I began to get annoyed at the …

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Skelator-Agents of Power Album Review

Hailing from the US Agents of Power is their second official studio album from Skelator  from the aptly named Metal on Metal  records. When I first heard Skeletor’s album Give me Metal or Give me Death I admit I thought they were an old school thrash band due to the awesome …

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Thormesis – Und Tod Von Leer Album Review

  Hailing from Germany since 2006 Thormesis have released their third album Von Leer und Tod through AFM Records. Track one is an intro the album. The track starts off with an eery feel but beautiful in the chord changes and guitar tone. Distorted guitars and a steady drum beat …

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Sacred Blood – Alexandros CD

Hailing from Greece Sacred Blood’s second album Alexandros was released on the 29th of May 2012 by Pitch Black Records. I first became interested in this album when my suspicions were confirmed about the concept of the album which is based on Alexander the Great. Any other history fan will …

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Insain – Spiritual Rebirth CD

Spiritual Rebirth was mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio by Wojtek and Slawek Wieslawski and the artwork is by Xaay on Deviant Art. This album was re-released on March the 26th by Kaotoxin Records. I’m quite interested in this album as the name suggests a deep meaning. Really impressed so …

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Lahmia – Into The Abyss CD review

Lahmia’s new album ‘Into the Abyss’  is released on the 14 May 2012 by Baker Team Records. Recorded and mixed at Outer Sound Studios by Giuseppe Orlando  (Novembre) in Rome, Italy and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with guest appearance by Sadist front man …

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Interview with Tormentor from Desaster

I caught up with Tormentor from Desaster via email for a interview about the band and their new album ‘The Arts of Destruction’ What was the inspiration or starting point for the new album The Arts of Destruction (i.e a riff or an idea)? Mainly it is the riff. The …

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