Tag: Music Review

Retro Review – Annihilator: Alice in Hell (1989) – By Baron Craze

If one thinks about the long-standing thrash bands a few names pop into one’s mind, Overkill, Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, and Kreator, just to name a few, however one band some overlook on their lists is Canada’s Annihilator. A band that formed in 1984, taking the time to redefine their sound into a technical thrash, and…


Retro Review – Cannibal Corpse: The Bleeding (1994) – By Baron Craze

Many death metal bands tried to follow in the footsteps of Death, and with their music falling to more of a corrupting of decency, the lyrics often had horror theme references, hence Cannibal Corpse fit properly into that category. By 1993, the band released 4-albums but started to hit a downward rut with their impact…


Grave Digger: The Living Dead (2018) – By Baron Craze

Founded in 1980, the band Grave Digger been around for almost 40-years released nothing but solid, intense metal albums, they’ve grown significantly darker in sound over the decades. Even many subgenres exist in the world of metal, it doesn’t faze this long-standing band, never compromising the style or sound as they released their latest creation on…


Danzig: Danzig (1988) Anniversary Review – By Baron Craze

Danzig’s self-titled 1988 release of ‘Danzig’ featuring a white cow-skull cover art, came from Glenn Danzig, an underground artist with a large following from the horror-punks The Misfits, then the gothic rockers Samhain, now marking its 30-anniversary. Danzig’s debut set a new benchmark for him, first a professional production, and his vocal style marrying metal…


Provocator – Satan Chaos Blood and Terror (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Provocator is another Hellscream project (other bands Bleeding Fist and Chains) that started in 2013, with Chaos Metal in Slovenia, continues to spew, blasphemous raw black metal thoroughly in one’s face released Satan, Chaos, Blood and Terror on February 23rd, 2018 from Moribund Records. This style clearly not for all fans of the black metal genre,…


Necrodeath: The Age of Dead Christ Review – By Baron Craze

An Italian black metal band, Necrodeath, likely the first extreme from the region released their latest album, The Age of Dead Christ, on March 9, 2018 from Scarlet Records, hence their eleventh record also available as a vinyl version on Terror from Hell Records. This band originally formed under Ghostrider and then released their first album “Into the…


Hiss from the Moat Press Release

Trans-continental black/death metal outfit HISS FROM THE MOAT Signs With M-Theory Audio Second full-length album planned for early 2019 release.   HISS FROM THE MOAT – the Italian/US black/death metal band founded by acclaimed drummer James Payne (Vital Remains, Hour of Penance) – has signed with M-Theory Audio. The group is currently recording its second full-length album at Milan’s…


Infernal Legion: Under the Cloven Hoof (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

After a seven year break the band Infernal Legion returns  with their fourth album entitled “Under The Cloven Hoof” on the Moribund Records label and released it on February 23rd, 2018 . They delivered a classic death and thrash full onslaught for the listeners to enjoy, at times mirroring the sound and style of Dissection, Overkill…


PACT: Enigmata (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

When it comes to the subgenre of black metal often enough a wide chasm exists, filled with bands mixing both death and speed metal however some venture into a more sinister role, such is the case with the band PACT. They incorporate strong occult themes, though not a black mass, a few bands hint in…


Cradle of Filth: Cruelty and the Beast (1998) Retro Music Review – By Baron Craze

On May 5, Cradle of Filth’s Cruelty and the Beast album celebrated its 20th anniversary originally released by the label Music for Nations, its third full-length release from them, which provided a small window for fans to explore both gothic and black metal. Although CoF never truly had set a genre stretching from Death to Symphonic…