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Drummer leaves Amon Amarth

Fredrik Andersson has left Swedish Death Metal stars Amon Amarth. An official statement by the band reads as follows: “Amon Amarth and drummer Fredrik Andersson have decided to part ways after 17 years. Fredrik has been an important part of Amon Amarth’s development since he joined the band in 1998 …

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Divine Chaos – A New Dawn in the Age of War

I have to start this review with an apology to the guys in Divine Chaos. I’ve caught them twice in Glasgow over the past few years and loved them to bits from the off. Anytime I chatted with them the conversation always came round to the release of the album …

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Terror Empire – The Empire Strikes Black

Quasi-witty or ‘cheesy’ title aside, Terror Empire‘s second full-length release, The Empire Strikes Black, is one pummeling slab of old-school cool death metal. A young Portugese band, founded in 2009, Terror Empire sound a bit like they’re part of the “revivalist” faction discussed previously on PlanetMosh. The concept is simple: …

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Hate – Crusade: Zero

Two years since their last studio album ‘Solarflesh: A Gospel of Radiant Divinity’, Polish death metallers Hate are back with a new album again. Getting closer to number ten, their ninth full-length album ‘Crusade: Zero‘ is another argument showing that Hate is definitely still going their own way. ‘Crusade: Zero’ is framed between the solemn and …

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Johansson & Speckmann – Mask of the Treacherous

For extreme metal, anno 2015 is off to a good start, with Johansson & Speckmann‘s second studio effort, Mask of the Treacherous, being released through Vic Records. This nine-song album features Ribspreader‘s Rogga Johansson, teamed up with Master‘s Paul Speckmann. The studio-only collaboration showcases the musical and songwriting acumen of …

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The Crown – Death is Not Dead

There are some genuinely grinding, aggressive moments tucked away in the 11 tunes that comprise The Crown‘s early 2015 release, Death is Not Dead. These Swedish extreme metal veterans have reconvened to bring their fans some more fairly melodic, high speed death-thrash as only they can. Death is Not Dead …

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Behemoth – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 10/12/2014

In between all the rush from one gig to another there was yet another one in the “must attend” list – Behemoth’s concert in Glasgow. Occupying the O2 ABC stage on the day after killer Morbid Angel show makes it a little different but the perfect continuation. These Polish blackened …

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Morbid Angel – The Garage, Glasgow – 09/12/2014

The busiest time of the year has come. Yeah, when amazingly great bands have even more awesome gigs one after another and if you have to choose one it might become real torture. So many of us end up going to lots of them. Morbid Angel gig was one of …

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Morbid Angel – Academy, Dublin – 07/12/14

Dublin has been a hotbed of gigs for the last couple of weeks and this one came at the end of a 3 night run, Saxon and Sabaton having played blistering shows over the previous 2 evenings. It is Sunday night in Dublin and the hordes came out from North, …

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INGESTED reveal details about new album ‘The Architect Of Extinction’

Mancunian slam crew INGESTED have built a reputation as one of the most savage death metal acts to come out of the UK for a long time. Punishing beat-downs, epic riffage, guttural vocals and blistering speed are just some of the weapons in Ingested’s musical arsenal. 2015 now sees Ingested …

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Entrails interview with Jimmy Lundqvist

Guitarist Jimmy Lundqvist from the death metal band Entrails, takes the time out to fill in our email interview about the bands style, their new release, the death metal scene and more! Hey there! How’s it all going? Before we start the interview, for our readers who don’t know, can …

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Cavalera Conspiracy – Pandemonium

This is the third album release from the “Cavalera Conspiracy” boys, with new bassist ‘Nate Newton’ from “Converge”. Bearing in mind the vast catalogue and releases from Max and Iggor since 1985; they certainly have not mellowed with age! “Max Cavalera” usually has an easy distinguishable vocal, but this time …

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Revocation interview with Dan Gargiulio – October, 2014

American technical death metallers Revocation are busy and productive as never before at this very moment: their new album “Deathless“ recently faced the daylight under the new, Metal Blade Records roof, as well as guys will hit the road for the tour soon and of course, will visit autumn most …

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Revocation – Deathless

.@Planetmosh @AnybodyBC reviews “Deathless” by @Revocation The year of 2014 is definitely very productive for so many metal bands – so many to choose from picking up the best ones of the year. After the first couple of times listening to the brand new full-length album from the Revocation camp, …

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Putrefy – ‘Knelt Before The Sarcophagus Of Humanity’

Putrefy - Knelt Before The Sarcophagus Artwork

Everything about this, the third album from 20-year-plus Northern Ireland veterans Putrefy screams ‘old school’ – with a very, VERY loud MUTHAFUCKA on the end of it! From the orchestral overture leading into the first punishing riff of ‘Wading Through Human Blood’ to the dying embers of the title track …

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Zom to release debut album in November

ZOM flesh assimilation - full cover

Irish blackened death metal trio Zom are to release their debut album, ‘Flesh Assimilation’, through Dublin-based Invictus Promotions on November 24. Featuring cover artwork by renowned artist Zbyszek Bielak, the album is the follow up to a previously released demo and a subsequent 7″.  In a statement, the band said of …

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Bible of Butchery: Cannibal Corpse, The Official Biography

What can be said of Cannibal Corpse, Metal Blade Records and Brian Slagel‘s “biggest-selling death metal band of all time”? (pp. 149) This five-piece American extreme metal band has accumulated career highs usually only available to rock bands: full-production music videos, boxed set sales, even a cameo in a blockbuster …

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Antromorphia – Rites Ov Perversion

Even though Antromorphia formed in 1990 in Tilburg,in the Netherlands I knew of the name but had heard no music by them until their latest album Rites Ov Perversion. It will be released via Metal Blade Records on Sept.12th 2014 and it is one of the most brutal death metal …

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Cryptopsy – Audio, Glasgow – 02/09/2014

.@mtrcd @JungleRot, Cryptopsy & Disgorge show at @AudioGlasgow reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh It has become the tradition to have at least one neck-cracking metal gig at the beginning of each week of the week. The first week of September was not the exception. This week it was Cryptopsy who …

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Malevolent Creation – Audio, Glasgow – 18/08/2014

.@malevolentcreat @DeProfundisBand @Scordaturaband @exilethetraitor show at @ AudioGlasgow reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh   If there is a smashing way to brighten up Monday, then it is with a concert and preferably, a death metal one. Glasgow just had this opportunity on 18th of August in Audio. The gig had …

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