Children of Bodom on Selective Memory

Children of Bodom – Hexed Review

Children of Bodom – Hexed (Nuclear Blast) ★★★★ Children of Bodom’s 10th album is finally a reality. It is no shock the diversity the band incorporates as they create a unique vision of tortured sounds. It’s what we have come to expect from them on albums like Follow The Reaper and … Read More ›

Antigama on Selective Memory

ANTIGAMA – The Insolent Review

ANTIGAMA – The Insolent (Selfmadegod Records) ★★★ The first seconds of The Insolent is the most important. There is no build-ups, no introductions or no beating around the bush, the agonizing scream that starts the album is brutal. It’s not too long or too short. Yet it’s a statement maker, and … Read More ›


Epistasis – Light Through Dead Glass

Epistasis Light Through Dead Glass Crucial Blast ★★★★ What is considered a mini album for this Maryland-based experimental extreme band, the follow-up to 2012 self-titled endeavor is a thunderous blow to anyone’s perception of what extremist measures can be. The notes are excruciating to convey just how impacting they can … Read More ›

From All Purity album cover from Indian

Indian – From All Purity

Indian From All Purity Relapse Records ★★★ These Chicago doommakers not only blend bone-crushing apocalyptic sneer, they bleed it through a strainer of extreme noise that is as enjoyable as a mass of paper cuts. My cats are even concerned by the estranged sound coming out of these speakers. “Rape” … Read More ›