Album Review: Suffocation – …Of The Dark Light

New York’s very own Death Metal pioneers, Suffocation, are back with their signature neck-breaking brutality and mind-bending technicality on their latest full-length album entitled “…Of The Dark Light.” With seven full-length albums and over two and half decades of experience under their belt, its needless to say fans have high expectations for a band that effortlessly is both a backbone in the roots of Death Metal and continues to be a driving force in modern extreme music. With so many classics and memorable albums throughout the years, we are left to contemplate how well “…Of The Dark Light” holds up in comparison to the rest of the Suffocation discography. Continue reading

Show Review: Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, Necronomicon, Secrets She Kept at The Orpheum (No Marduk)

Another day, another killer black metal tour. In support of their latest release, Frontschwein, Marduk is in the US with support from Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, and Necronomicon. I was lucky enough to be able to catch this tour on the second date in Tampa, Florida at The Orpheum. However, a few days before the show, Marduk fans read that they would be unable to make the first few days of the tour due to VISA complications. With the headliner unable to appear, was the show still worth going to? Continue reading

Grave Gnosis: A Rising Name in US Black Metal

The United States has an astounding extreme metal scene. Black metal, in particular, has quite the variety from around the country and it seems more one man projects and bands are popping up all around. While Florida is particularly known for its root in old school death metal during the 90s, we still see many talented bands come out of the area. The up and coming Florida black metal band Grave Gnosis is the latest act you should be keeping an eye on.  Continue reading

Inquisition Release New Single From Upcoming Album

After Inquisition has slowly been teasing us with new details on the successor to 2013’s critically acclaimed “Obscure Verses for the Multiverse”, the black metal duo has finally given us what we have been waiting for! Continue reading