Category REVIEWS

REVIEW: RISE OF YALAMBER: IMPERIAL CULT (INDIA)

Band: Imperial Cult From: India Genre: Blackened Death Album: Rise of Yalambar Label: Unsigned Released: July 2014 Rating: 8/10 Find the band here: IMPERIAL CULT   ‘Rise of Yalamber’ comes from the maw of the queen of the hills that is known to produce the elitist of musicians over the extended period of time but when […]

REVIEW: APOSENTO: APOSENTO (SPAIN)

Band: Aposento Album: Aposento Genre: Death Metal From: Spain Label: Xtreem Music Aposento is a Spanish Death Metal band from the early ‘90s. Unfortunately the band couldn’t release any full length albums back in the day and broke up. Nonetheless, the band released a couple of demos, and upon reuniting, a couple of EPs as […]

REVIEW: SOVEREIGNS: ENTHRONED

Band: Enthroned From: Belgium Genre: Black Metal Album: Sovereigns Label: Agonia Records Released: April 2014 Web: http://www.enthroned.be http://www.myspace.com/enthronedhorde ENTHRONED are the old hands of the Belgium Black Metal and probably, also, one of the most controversial bands in this respective genre. The band will release in April 2014 their, by now, tenth studio album which is […]

REVIEW: THE QUEST FOR THE VAJRA OF SHADOW: RAHU (FINLAND)

Band: Rahu From: Finland Album: The Quest For The Vajra Of Shadows VÖ: 18.04.2014 Genre: Black Metal Label: Ahdistuksen Aihio Productions Tracklist: 1.Ordeal Of X 2.Samudra Manthan 3.Kalas Bleed For The Sun-Eater 4.The Serpent King 5.Sceptre Of The Auspicious One   The Finnish duo RAHU has just released their first full-length cd called “The Quest […]

REVIEW: THE CRAWLING CHAOS: PUTERAEON (SWEDEN)

Band: Puteraeon From: Sweden Album: The Crawling Chaos VÖ: 25.04.2014 Genre: Old School Death Metal Label: Cyclone Empire Website: http://www.facebook.com/PUTERAEON http://www.puteraeon.com   The Swedes PUTERAEON are here again and in April 2014, they have released their latest album called “The Crawling Chaos“ via Cyclone Empire. These gents celebrates Death Metal. The listener gets here what […]

REVIEW: FOREVER IN THE REALM: DJINN & MISKATONIC (INDIA)

Band: Djinn & Miskatonic From: India Genre: Doom Album: Forever in the Realm Label: Transcending Obscurity, India Rating: 8.5/10 Reviewer: Zivon Gurung That’s a colorful album cover; may give you a more stoner vibe but this album by the Indian Doomsters ‘Djinn & Miskatonic ‘is unquestionably very grim and doomful and they have delivered this […]

REVIEW: SHROUDED BY DEATH: BROKEN HYMEN (NEPAL)

Band: Broken Hymen From: Nepal Album: Shrouded by Death (EP) Genre: Death Metal Label: None Released: July 2013 Rating: 8/10 Reviewer: Zivon Gurung To begin with ‘Shrouded by Death’ creates an appealing and an out-and-out affair that touches the proper essence of Death Metal. Barely a year old Broken Hymen’s debut EP has already created […]

REVIEW: LOCAL MANIAC SYNDROME: DISSECTOR (BANGLADESH)

Band: Dissector From: Bangladesh Genre: Thrash Album: Local Maniac Syndrome (EP) Released: Aug/Sep 2013 Rating: 8.75/10 (Originally done for TOTAL DEATH FANZINE) Those who believe that there isn’t much good thrash going on in this part of the world needs a kick in their butt and let Dissector from Bangladesh do the first honor. With […]

REVIEW: DEVIL WORSHIP: SOLAR DEITY (INDIA)

Band: Solar Deity From: India Genre: Satanic Black Metal Album: Devil Worship (EP) Released: August 2013 Label: Nephalist Recordings. Rating: 8/10 Solar Deity has habitually flirted more with the satanic premise than any of their fellow Indian Black Metal peers for quite some time now. It was their 2012 released EP ‘The Darkness of Being’ […]

REVIEW: INSIDIOUS: WHEN STORIES END (INDIA)

Band: When Stories End From: India Genre: Deathcore Album: Insidious (EP) Released: June 2013 Rating: 8.5/10 This is a big time to be playing in a Deathcore band, as the bandwagon of the particular genre is in its peak but playing simply doesn’t guarantee that you are good and will be valued. You need to […]