DEVOURED ELYSIUM – VOID GRAVE

The latest album by Devoured Elysium is a twenty six minute exercise in turbulent, Slam infused Tech-Death that draws upon the megalithic musicianship of Decrepit Birth, Origin and Archspire as much as it does from the unbridled brutality of Katalepsy and Korpse. Released by Gorehouse Productions, a label that have been bringing the fire as … Read more

V/A – DISSOLUTION OF THE WICKED

Let ferocity reign for Vile Tape Records have allowed us fiends to delight in a devastating fourway split featuring some of the most monstrous Slam and Brutal Death Metal covens operating currently! Consisting of Putrid Womb, Disfigurment Of Flesh, Decomposition Of Entrails and Fatuous Rump ‘Dissolution Of The Wicked’ is a whirlwind of chunky riffs, … Read more

CYTOPARASITIC – ‘IN THE DOMAIN OF MISERY’

One of the most smoldering pieces of Slam I had the pleasure of listening to last year was courtesy of fledgling Russian sonic collective Cytoparasitic in the form of their bludgeoning album ‘In The Domain Of Misery’. Released by the mighty Ungodly Ruins Productions, this punishing foray into chugging rhythms and churning riffs will set … Read more

INSECT INSIDE – “THE FIRST SHINING OF NEW GENUS”

“From Russia With Love”?, I would rather state that from Russia with loathing would be far more apt concerning “The First Shining Of New Genus”, the debut album by Russian Slam crew Insect Inside. Released courtesy of the mighty Gore House Productions stable, this bone shattering slab of smoldering Brutal Slamming Death Metal is the … Read more

VULVODYNIA – “THE DISCONNECT”

South African Slamming Deathcore heavyweights VULVODYNIA have laid siege to the international malaise of Slam and Deathcore with their patented blend of bludgeoning pummel. All and sundry are aware of these bestial brutes. In fact I think in some cities they have become a household name. If I remember correctly I think it was my … Read more