WÖMIT ANGEL – Sadopunk Finland

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/sadopunk-finland High-octane black/thrash metal with plenty of punk rock elements thrown in for good measure is what these maniacal Finnish fucks dabble in, and if you desire catchy, unpretentious, and hugely energetic metal with swagger and attitude to it then you ought to swing by the Godz ov War Bandcamp profile…

AZOTHYST – Blood of Dead God

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/blood-of-dead-god The Canadian quartet known as Azothyst specializes in relentlessly dark and aggressive black/death metal that is incredibly rich in atmosphere and full of determin­ation. The EP’s claustrophobic vibe is constantly emphasized by the dissonant, grimy riffs that are akin to a jackhammer being driven into one’s skull. The vocals are…

TRUCHłO STRZYGI – Gwiezdny Demon

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/gwiezdny-demon Fuck yeah, another record by this Polish act is always a most welcome addition to the review pile. What you get here is a harsh and filthy mixture of crust punk and black metal with a vibrant sound and heaps of atmosphere to it. Did I mention that it is…

MISANTHROPIC RAGE – Hallucinatory Phenomena

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: Hallucinatory Phenomena | MISANTHROPIC RAGE | 𝔊𝔬𝔡𝔷 𝔒𝔳 𝔚𝔞𝔯 𝔓𝔯𝔬𝔡𝔲𝔠𝔱𝔦𝔬𝔫𝔰 (bandcamp.com) Utterly twisted and devious black metal with a deeply unnerving and nihilistic vibe coursing through it is what this talented Polish trio offers. Demented vocals and sulphurous riffs that are caustic and morbid as fuck guide the listener through a…

TEMPLE OF DECAY – Rigor Mortis

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/rigor-mortis Masterminded by the skilled multi-instrumentalist Mortt, the tempestuous atmospheres conjured up by his excellent musical creation known as Temple of Decay is one of the better and more memorable additions to the black/death metal scene these past few years. As evidenced by the quality of this sharp and vicious half-hour…

MOLUCHTAS – Telos Terminus

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/telos-terminus Eight menacing and twisted black/death metal hymns with trance-inducing qualities and inhuman vocals are what we have here, and this compilation, which contains two different EPs, by the Belgian entity known as Moluchtas is a delightfully nihilistic piece of work. With its pitch-black atmosphere and semi-repetitive riffs that cast a…

SOULCARRION – Infernal Agony

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/infernal-agony How does a pummeling and punishing 30-minute death metal record filled with gnarly riffs and hellish atmospheres sound? The Polish duo Soulcarrion deliver quality in spades here and “Infernal Agony” must be one of the darkest and most intense underground releases that I have gotten my filthy paws on recently.…

CORRUPTER – Descent into Madness

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: Descent Into Madness | CORRUPTER | 𝔊𝔬𝔡𝔷 𝔒𝔳 𝔚𝔞𝔯 𝔓𝔯𝔬𝔡𝔲𝔠𝔱𝔦𝔬𝔫𝔰 (bandcamp.com) From the fiery pits of the French metal underground comes the 2-man outfit Corrupter, and this skilled duo shows great promise and potential here. “Descent into Madness” is a rather short and concise affair that encapsulates much of what I…