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Decibel Magazine Announces Lineup for Choosing Death Fest

One killer book. One killer show. Eight of the best death metal and grindcore bands on earth. If you love the underground, there’s no alternative: choose Choosing Death Fest. In celebration of 2015’s revised and expanded edition of Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore (penned by …

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Razor – Violent Restitution/Shotgun Justice/Open Hostility

Violent Restitution Razor where one of the first true underground bands that came to my attention on the classic Under One Flag release Speed Kills 2. Imagine a world where to your knowledge the heaviest metal there is was Metallica, Anthrax and Slayer, admittedly it was not a bad world …

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OBITUARY release album trailer for ‘Inked in Blood’

Death metal legends OBITUARY make their Relapse debut with Inked In Blood, their 9th full length LP. Inked in Blood will be released October 27th in the UK/World via Relapse Records. Pre-orders for Inked in Blood will be available soon! Almost three decades in, Inked In Blood stands out as …

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Brutal Truth/Bastard Noise – The Axiom of Post Humanity (Relapse)

Legendary grind merchants Brutal Truth teaming up with Bastard Noise on paper is a proposition that should produce a noise of catastrophic proportions. Alas it is not to be, this collaboration has produced an experience that fades into the background along with a hundred other Power Electronics style projects. Dan …

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Howl – Bloodlines

Howl are an extreme metal quartet from Providence, Rhode Island. The band formed in 2006, so they are fairly ‘new’ or ‘young’. Howl signed with Relapse Records in 2009, releasing their first full-length effort, Full of Hell, in 2010. Their second album, Bloodlines, is slated for release by Relapse Records …

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Cough / Windhand – Reflections of the Negative (Relapse)

Once you see the band Cough in the title you know that this is going to be nothing less than devastatingly heavy. Cough was formed in 2005 with the sole purpose of being the heaviest band from their area. To date they have released two full lengths, split with the …

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Toxic Holocaust – From the Ashes of Nuclear Destruction (Relapse)

Toxic Holocaust formed in 1999 in the USA originally as a one man project in the shape of Joel Grind. The band were picked up on their third album by Relapse and to date have released four lps, four eps and contributed more tracks to splits and compilations that collecting …

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DEATH – Spiritual Healing (2-CD Remaster)

22 years after its original release and after shoddy attempts at repackaging, Relapse Records have come to the rescue with a decent package and a remaster. Having bought this album on vinyl from the much missed Shades in London on release, I was surprised at how the impact of this …

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Rumpelstiltskin Grinder – Ghostmaker CD review

When you get past the rather childish/stupid band name and the extremely gimmicky album artwork – Ghostmaker by Rumpelstiltskin Grinder is an album made up of some rather promising and tuneful thrash metal anthems; that although may be cushioned by mountains of filler, really hits you hard the moment they …

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Dying Fetus – Reign Supreme CD review

Dying Fetus is now a household name in the technical death metal scene and over the past few years their sound has really matured and developed, forming a tight, colossal and powerful sound that is heard throughout each and every song on their 7th studio album, Reign Supreme. Containing some …

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