Old School Death Metal

Riket - Avarter (Scarecrow Records)

Taking you back to the old school...
Release Date: 
30 May 2016 - 11:30pm

Blimey, this is a swift flowing EP consisting of four tracks of old school death metal courtesy of Sweden's Riket.

Eternal Oblivion - Human Fields (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)

Release Date: 
30 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm

I'm not going to draw this review out. Eternal Oblivion do a mighty fine job with their eight track Human Fields album.

Corpsessed- Abysmal Threshold (Dark Descent)

Lovely sludgy death metal.
Release Date: 
3 Feb 2014 - 11:30pm

When one hears of a new band playing old-school death metal these days it's almost impossible not to think of that band aping the Sunlight Studios/Stockholm sound.

Death Karma – A Life not Worth Living (Iron Bonehead Productions)

Gritty Death Metal from the Czech Republic.
Release Date: 
13 May 2013 - 12:30pm

It’s said that this band contains members of Cult of Fire but it’s, of course, unclear. 

Tormented – Death Awaits (Listenable Records)

Old is Gold.
Release Date: 
7 May 2013 - 12:30pm

Tormented started out in 2008 with a record called Rotten Death which was praised in underground magazines as they state in their press release.

Deathronation – Exorchrism (Metalhit.com)

Low-budget death metal for radical deathbangers

Deathronation is a Death Metal act from Nuremberg, who released two demos, and this release is a compilation of both of them.

Macabra - Blood-Nurtured Nature (Metalhit.com)

Chunky riffs, headbanging passages: after hearing this album Macabra will definitely be your daily fix of Old School death metal!

The old-schoolers are back to stay, there’s no way to deny it, and Mark Riddick (Grave Wax, Moonroot, The Soil Bleeds Black, Unburied, Equimanthorn – a