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Ola Lindgren of Grave, 10/2015

Armed with an excoriating, blistering new album, titled Out Of Respect for the Dead, Sweden’s death metal monster Grave has returned. The now-legendary heavy metal genre that Grave upholds, Swedish death metal, often showcases downtuned guitars, a “buzzsaw” distorted guitar tone, mid-tempo to fast-paced songs, deep-pitched vocals, and lyrical storylines …

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Grave – Out of Respect for the Dead

Sweden’s long-running death metal stalwart act, Grave, has returned with an aggressive, pummeling new album, titled Out of Respect for the Dead. The disc is a blistering marathon through nine tunes, ranging from mid-length to a nine-plus minute epic. Recorded, mixed, and mastered at the modern, digital Studio Soulless, Out …

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Dalkhu – Descend… Into Nothingness

Slovenian melodic black-death metal act Dalkhu has released its latest opus, Descend… Into Nothingness. The album contains seven songs, which are an intense mixture of death, black, and even folk metal elements. Guttural, brutal death metal vocals permeate “Pitch Black Cave”, and the other tunes. Like Jeff Walker‘s famed vocal …

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Monastery – Ripping Terror 91

A relic from extreme metal’s distant past, Monastery‘s Ripping Terror 91 demo seems to be part historical documentation and part nostalgia release. This trio of acclaimed musicians (Sinister‘s Aad Kloosterwaard and Ron van de Polder, plus Entombed‘s Lars Rosenberg) were still fresh faces in the death metal scene in 1991, …

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Cattle Decapitation – The Anthropocene Extinction

Fast and furious. Straight from sunny California to your ears with deep dark apocalyptic sound and brilliant atmosphere. That’s right, it is Cattle Decapitation with their upcoming 7th studio album, called The Anthropocene Extinction. The Anthropocene Extinction is a fine set of 12 fierce and simultaneously depressive tracks with the total …

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Warpath – PlanetMosh Interview – July 2015

Earlier this Summer I caught up with three fifths of the mighty Warpath. Darren, Joe and Eoin sat down with me to discuss the band’s upcoming E.P, ‘The Ambience of War’ (due to be released later this year),  their much anticipated gig with Metal legends, Sepultura and more. Warpath are …

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Defect Designer Unleash New Video ‘Crusaders’

Norwegian Prog Death Eaters Defect Designer Unleash New Video ‘Crusaders’ and  New Album ‘Ageing Accelerator’ Live Line-up, Left to right: Dmitry Sukhinin (vocals, guitars), Martin Storm-Olsen – Guitars, Clean Vocals, Anders Faret Haave – Drums – Photo by Polina “Helvete” Kulikovskikh Norwegian progressive death metal band Defect Designer have posted their latest video …

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Entrails – Obliteration

Fans of the original wave of Swedish death metal are in for a treat, from Entrails‘s latest release, Obliteration. As the band says, it’s ten tracks of “death metal and nothing else.” Entrails formed around the same time that bands like Entombed and Grave were just beginning to garner some …

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Unleashed – Dawn of the Nine

Bringing forth their 12th studio album, Sweden’s Unleashed has, with Dawn of the Nine, successfully continued an aggressive, fairly melodic saga. Their previous release, Odalheim, released in 2012, began this journey. Let’s pretend you’re a new fan, perhaps just introduced to death metal a little while ago, and your virgin …

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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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