Immortal Bird- Empress/Abscess (Broken Limbs Recording)

Is this bird truly immortal?

Immortal Bird first caught my eye when I learned that they shared a guitarist with the shockingly talented Wilderun; a band that has managed to solidly hold onto m

Pig Destroyer announce Prowler In The Yard deluxe reissue

The band’s landmark 2001 Relapse debut Prowler in the Yard to get the super-deluxe reissue treatment this September as another portion of Relapse’s 25th anniversary festivities.

No true Relapse celebration would be complete without a contribution from Pig Destroyer, the VA-based grindcore monarchs that have been hailed as revolutionaries b

Napalm Death: The Rebirth of Grind

"Napalm probably wasn’t the most popular band at that stage"

It’s not every day this upstart little writer has the opportunity to chat to two of the biggest names in the Grind Core business.

Record Store Day is coming and Earache are in on the action

Earache Records is pleased to announce its participation in this year's Record Store Day in the UK and Europe with a number of unmissable limited edition vinyl releases.

This year's specials include two exclusive songs from Rival Sons, new acoustic recordings from Blackberry Smoke, an official new live album from death metal legend

King Parrot: Australian thrash grind unit to return to North America supporting Weedeater this March

Australian thrash grind miscreants, King Parrot, will return to the stage this March on another North American rash of live devastations.

Slated to embark on March 21st in Austin, Texas, King Parrot will march through two-dozen cities supporting bong metal perpetrators, Weedeater, with the passage co

Voices- London (Candlelight Records)

Voices takes us on a harrowing journey though London.

There are some albums out there that make the life of a reviewer living hell. Not because they are particularly bad, but because they represent something of a personal Everest for the reviewer.

Exhumed Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998 - 2015 to be released this February

Massive North American tour with Napalm Death and Voivod announced

Originally released in 1998, Exhumed's now-classic debut full-length, Gore Metal, was a boundary defying offering of filth-ridden, grinding, over-the-top death-metal.

Cavalera Conspiracy - Pandemonium (Napalm Records)

Another excellent slab of Thrash/Death from the Cavalera brothers.
Release Date: 
31 Oct 2014 (All day)

Having been central to making three albums with three different bands released this year, and publishing an autobiography, Max Cavalera is keeping himself very bus

...aAnd? - aAlbum (Own Label)

Dig the fucking evil groove...
Release Date: 
20 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm

Oooh to describe ...aAnd?'s aAlbum?

Human Cull – Stillborn Nation (WOOAAARGH)

Blistering blastbeats, crusty guitar tones with buckets of gain, crunching bass, and yowled lyrics about suffering, hate, death, terrorism and lobotomies. ALL BOXES TICKED!
Release Date: 
31 Mar 2014 (All day)

23 songs in 26 minutes. Blistering blastbeats, crusty guitar tones with buckets of gain, crunching bass and yowled lyrics on such topics as suffering, hate, death, terrorism and lobotomies.