SPLIT IMAGE – Torrent Of Illusion

RELEASE YEAR: 2022 BAND URL: https://splitimage.bandcamp.com/ Metal albums about mental illness are hardly unique but each album is unique in the way each artist conveys the message, that is, sounds the alarm that mentally ill people feel increasingly estranged from society which ironically is not that normal to boast superiority over them. As one of…

ÓSSERP – Els Nous Cants De La Sibil-La

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://osserp.bandcamp.com/ 4.5/6 The Spanish death metal artillery known as Ósserp released this highly intense and pulverizing slab of apocalyptic darkness not that long ago, and there is plenty of reason for you to get excited about this vile fucker. Weaving traits and elements from black metal and grind into the fierce…

TYRANTS OF CHAOS – Relentless Thirst For Power

RELEASE YEAR: 2022 BAND URL: https://www.tyrantsofchaosband.com/ Some say that in the constant pursuit of reinventing itself heavy metal is losing its roots. I don’t know if there’s any truth to that but I do know that it’s cool to listen to just a bare bones no frills heavy metal record akin to old Iron Maiden…

FALL AND RESIST – Darkness Of Now

RELEASE YEAR: 2022 BAND URL: https://fallandresist.bandcamp.com/ Truly it has been some time since I’ve heard something that opens that “doggone this is some excellent Gothenburg melodeath” drawer and these Aussies came out just in time with their 2nd EP (after “Buried Beneath”²⁰¹⁶ EP and “Fading Cinders”²⁰¹⁸ LP), “Darkness Of Now”. The drawer opens already on…