New Release: Sacrificio – Guerra Eterna, add this to your wishlist! 5/5 (1)

New Release: Sacrificio – Guerra Eterna, add this to your wishlist!			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    		5/5							(1)

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in 2016, Black Metal, Iron Bonehead, New Releases, Nuclear War Now!, S, Spain |

Black Metal, a dynamic genre that has a depth greater than the ocean itself. There are bands that create something new, yet it is boring. There are bands that arrive that are just regurgitations of the past. There are bands that made a sound in this genre that are the staple, the epitome, the pinnacle. This is a genre that very rarely has something new, original, unique, fresh, and heavy as fuck in the traditional sense. Then comes Sacrificio‘s Guerra Eterna, I will...

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Crimson Slaughter – Cycle of Decay 5/5 (1)

Crimson Slaughter – Cycle of Decay			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    		5/5							(1)

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in 2016, C, New Releases, Spain, Thrash |

It has been a while since I have heard something new from Spain, but I am glad that band to break the silence for me was Crimson Slaughter. Upon reading the name I mistakenly read Cryptic Slaughter so I felt my expectations would be a little jaded because Cryptic Slaughter is one of my favorite bands, but, once I heard the chaotic riffs, lightning solos and sporadic bass heavy leads that Cycle of Decay holds, I forgot all about Cryptic Slaughter. Crimson Slaughter‘s...

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Altarage – NIHL 4/5 (1)

Altarage – NIHL			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    		4/5							(1)

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in 2016, A, Doomentia Records, Grinding Black Metal, Iron Bonehead, Spain |

Black metal that grinds is not a new concept, it is just a rare occurrence. Usually when you hear the two fused  together, bands like to emphasize the highs of black metal with the highs of the drums of grindcore. Altarage did the opposite as they focused on the fusion of elements of the heavier forms of grind like Blood and early Bolt Thrower and fused it to some gritty raw blasphemous black metal.  If you are in search of another notable example of grinding black metal...

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