Tag Archives: death metal

Witchery-Nightside-Album Review-Planetmosh

Fittingly enough, when I started to review Nightside, the eighth studio album from Swedish death metallers Witchery, the bright sun was pushed aside for heavy thunderstorms. Recently released via Century Media Records its easily the heaviest album I’ve heard in 2022. Formed in Linkoping 1997 it’s their first concept album …

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Belphegor – “The Devils” Album Review

Austria’s kings of Blackened Death Metal return with dynamic 12th album “The Devils” Belphegor have been perverting the line that straddles black and death metal since 1992 with a very uncompromising sound and attitude. However with their new album “The Devils” they are building on that signature sound with more …

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Vanitas-Vanitas EP Review-Planetmosh

I’m always looking for new genres of music to keep me on my toes so a big welcome goes to Vanitas, who describe themselves as ‘Cinematic Djent’ with their recently released self titled EP Vanitas. The Birmingham based five piece band played a well attended EP launch party gig on …

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Decapitated – Cancer Culture album review

Polish death metal stalwarts Decapitated return with their 8th full-length album “Cancer Culture” After the somewhat disappointing “Anticult” released in 2017, it is going to be interesting to see how they come back after 5 years… Cancer Culture is a much, MUCH better offering! Where the former really trod in …

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Blasphematory – The Lower Catacombs album review

Blasphematory serve up a disgusting feast of filthy, necro death metal on new album The Lower Catacombs Hailing from New Jersey USA, Blasphematory have been emitting forth their vile take on death metal since 2019. With one EP, two splits, and now two full length albums, these guys know how …

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Alpha Omega-Crows Of Golgotha-EP Review-Planetmosh.

It seems fitting that the week I go for a hearing test coincides with me reviewing the Crows Of Golgotha EP from Norwich based noisemongers Alpha Omega. I first came across this thrashtastic trio when they played on the Jagermeister stage at Bloodstock 2018 and they delivered with an unrelenting …

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Midnight-Let There Be Witchery-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the album and other band info are here :- http://midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch I http://totalmidnight.webs.com I https://www.facebook.com/midnightviolators I https://www.instagram.com/midnightviolators/ I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwLkrb_znW0NERVI5rOBlg I https://amazon.co.uk/Let-There-Be-Witchery-Midnight/dp/B09QNNDJP3/?tag=plane09-21 Midnight came early today, courtesy of Cleveland, Ohio based skull crushers Midnight. Formed in 2003 by Athenar, this one-man-band have just released their fifth studio album Let …

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Vader – Polish death metal classic “De Profundis” album review

VADER: Polish death metal classic “De Profundis” gets a new lease of life. Originally released back in 1995, Vader’s classic second album has been remastered, re-issued, and brought roaring into the 21st century. The original CD release had no lyric sheet and a rather basic insert. This has been addressed …

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GODEATER unleash ‘YOU ARE NO EXCEPTION’

Glaswegian death metallers, GODEATER have just unleashed a video for their blistering new single, ‘You Are No Exception’ ‘You Are No Exception’ is the first new track to be released since their critically acclaimed debut album ‘All Flesh Is Grass’ in 2019 and has been mixed and mastered at the …

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Dygora – By Any Means (single review)

Well it’s finally here! ‘By Any Means’, latest single from Dygora is also the final cog in the wheel for the Ghetto Spiritual EP. They have saved the best till last as a lengthy intro of a glorious grind of riffing and kick drums that are like mini trip hammers …

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Stillbirth: Revive The Throne

If this is indeed the sound of the Coliseum. Well, Commodus must be sat on that throne because it's certainly the end of Rome and by the sounds of it the rest of the f**ing world while they're at it. 4/5 stars.

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Deified – Anthrobscene

Something wicked this way comes courtesy of death metallers Deified with their raucous new mini album release Anthrobscene due out on May 29th, 2020. The ferocious five have certainly channeled a lot of hate here as a pounding call to arms instrumental ‘Prelude’ sets the scene for the apocalyptic churn …

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Underking – Amongst The Dead

Now this takes some balls! When you form a band in November 2019 with two members. One on vocals, the other doing all of the instrumentation and you release two debut albums on the same day, April 3rd 2020. This is a review of one of them Amongst The Dead, …

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Metal Blade to re-issue VOMITORY and FLESHCRAWL Death Metal classics on vinyl!

Metal Blade to re-issue VOMITORY and FLESHCRAWL Death Metal classics on vinyl!   Metal Blade Records continues to re-issue the VOMITORY catalogue on January 17th with brand new vinyl editions of ‘Carnage Euphoria’ and ‘Opus Mortis VIII’, the final albums in the rich legacy of these Swedish Death Metallers. On …

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THE AGONIST – Orphans

In September The Agonist return with a new album Orphans. One of Canadas finest exports (second maybe to Maple Syrup) this is their sixth studio recording and the third with singer Vicky Psarakis. This is a band with history which I won’t go into here, but it is sufficient to …

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Detherous – Hacked To Death

Canada’s Calgary based thrash quartet Detherous embrace us with their debut full length album, ‘Hacked To Death ‘.  Formed in 2014, they released an initial demo in 2017, and followed this with a live album last year. This is actually a breathe of fresh air for me and it’s very …

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Rotten Hate – Stabbing The Masses

Chilean Death-Metal outfit Rotten Hate hit us hard with their first full length album, and it’s not bad at all. Hailing from a place I’ve never heard of (and I’m sure you haven’t either!) called Puerto Montt and currently signed to Australis Records. Intro ‘Abyss’  leads us into ‘Church‘,  a …

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Cropsy Maniac – Carnage

The eight cuts of grindcore and death-grind from Cropsy Maniac on this E.P. pack a lot into their short running time, with no track lasting more than two and a half minutes Carnage is a frenzied, brutal and rewarding listen. Cropsy Maniac is a goregrind band with members hailing from …

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