EP Roundup #2

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Author: Goldensundown

Bands: Cadaveric Fumes, Necrosic

Albums: Dimensions Obscure, Putrid Decimation

Genres: Death Metal

Labels: Blood Harvest, Nuclear War Now!

 

In the second EP roundup, two more offerings of death are on display here, from Cadaveric Fumes and Necrosic. Continue reading

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Irkallian Oracle – Apollyon (2016)

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Author: Goldensundown

Band: Irkallian Oracle

Album: Apollyon

Genre: Black/Death Metal

Label: Nuclear War Now Productions

 

Irkallian Oracle comes as another band that I had originally covered during Fetid Dead’s first iteration, with their debut black/death onslaught Grave Ekstasis receiving high praise from me – and many other fans of the genre – as one of the best records of 2013 and one of the better black/death records released recently. So high hopes were in order when the mysterious Swedish outfit let loose last year that new material was on its way and now, Apollyon, the band’s sophomore effort has been dropped, but does it hold up to the debut? Continue reading

Ares Kingdom – The Unburiable Dead (2015)

Reviewer: Brandon

Band: Ares Kingdom

Album: The Unburiable Dead

Label: Nuclear War Now! Productions

Ares Kingdom has a history going back almost two decades now of putting out nothing but the highest-quality death/thrash that one could expect from a band, as one would expect of a group formed by Order From Chaos legends Chuck Keller and Mike Miller. After being joined by Alex Blume, the band’s vocalist and bassist, Ares Kingdom put out two of the finest death/thrash albums of the 00’s and, after five years, are finally back with the newest installment of their heavy metal tinged aggressive metal assault. Continue reading