Inquisition-Obscure verses for the multiverse

American black metal bands tend not to reach mainstream levels or indeed focus on cashing in via carbon copies of their Scandinavian peers, but one thing that is hard to ignore is the somewhat unique take on the traditional sub-genre. From a background which introduced to us the likes of Absu, Nachtmystium and to a … Continue reading

Sepultura-The mediator between the head and hands must be the heart

Another Sepultura album with Derrick Green, another worldwide bundle of screams from unimpressed die-hard fans wishing that Max Cavalera would just hurry up and rejoin the band together as if 1996 never ended. Well, while this may in part be true due to circulating rumours that Cavalera had even considered rejoining the band for a … Continue reading

Onslaught-VI

It’s heavy. It’s fast. It’s furious. Yes, it’s most definitely a thrash metal album. And although it’s never going to change anyone’s mind about the band or indeed the genre, Onslaught’s latest, well, “onslaught” is just as solid as “Power from hell” was almost three decades ago. If you’re going into this album wanting innovation, … Continue reading