Album Review: Christ Dismembered – Christ Dismembered (Self Released)

Christ Dismembered are a four piece black metal band based in rural South Australia (Millicent/Mount Gambier). Their music is heavily influenced by the more aggressive black metal pioneers such as Dark Funeral, Gorgoroth & Belphegor. In May 2017 they released their debut self titled full length album.

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Album Review: Power From Hell – Blood ’n’ Spikes (Dying Victims Productions)

Blood ’n’ Spikes is the new mini-album from Powers From Hell. The album contains 5 new tracks as well as a Judas Priest cover. It will be released on February 19th 2018 via Dying Victims Productions.

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Single Slam – The Silent Life by Rivers of Nihil (Where Owls Know My Name)

Rivers of Nihil have a new album coming out on March 16th called Where Owls Know My Name. They have also released the first single from that album and it is called The Silent Life.

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Album Review: Balmog – Vacvvm (War Anthem Records/Various)

A forceful showing of black metal, Vacvvm is the latest album from Spanish metallers, Balmog! The album will be released on the 16th March 2018 via War Anthem Records (CD version), Blackseed Productions (vinyl version) & In Pulverem Mortis Productions (tape edition).

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Album Review: Necrophobic – Mark Of The Necrogram (Century Media Records)

Mark of the Necrogram is a new beginning for Necrophobic & sees the blackened death metal Swedes regain much of their former glory. The new album will be released on February 23rd 2018 via Century Media Records.

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Album Review: Kaoteon – Damnatio Memoriae (Self Released)

Kaoteon is an East-West international extreme metal collaboration. Hailing originally from Beirut in the Middle East where they faced censorship & jail, they are now based in Amsterdam. Their new album, Damnatio Memoriae is due out on February 23rd 2018.

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Album Review: Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals – Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue (Season of Mist)

One of the busiest men in metal, Phil Anselmo returns with this second album under the Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals moniker. Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue is out now via Season of Mist.

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Album Review: Lord Of Pagathorn – Daimono Philia (Woodcut Records)

The second full length album from bludgeoning black metallers, Lord Of Pagathorn will be released January 31st on cassette & CD followed by an vinyl version on the 28th February. The black metal opus, Daimono Philia will be released by Woodcut Records.

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Single Slam – Baphomet by Zeal and Ardor

Zeal and Ardor have released their first piece of new music since 2016’s Devil is Fine and then it’s re release by MKVA in 2017. That new music comes in the form of a single called Baphomet.

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