Sammath Issues Militant Live Video For “Ferocious Mortar Fire”

Antisocial and violent black metal band Sammath unleashed a video of the band playing in Moscow, using the track “Ferocious Mortar Fire” from Across the Rhine is only death as the canvas for a newly elitist and intolerant sound. Expect all of the violent of war metal, with the precision of death metal, and the melody of black metal.

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Animate Records Re-Issues Master Let’s Start A War

Animate Records announced plans to re-release Master Let’s Start a War on a six-panel digipak. Attempting to mix the Master “sound” with a greater heavy metal and sludge sensibility, some of which appeared on Faith is In Season, Let’s start a War might best seen as a transition record for a band trying to find its voice but also portended what would become the later and tighter manifestation of Master.

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Eucharist “Wounded and Alone” Opening Analysis

Eucharist A Velvet Creation straddled the line between the metal of old and the “melodic death” metal that would ravage the Scandinavian scene. Intelligently the band still remained enough grit and the compositional maturity of the better genre while not being afraid to integrate an overt admiration for Iron Maiden and the occasional rhythmic tool. “Alone and Wounded” is a bonus track that manages to shape Melodic Death metal into what it should have been. The opening sequence however is so remarkable that it merits a closer look.

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Hells Headbangers Re-Issuing Cianide Divide And Conquer

On April 24, this later-era death metal album will see re-issue in CD, LP, and digital formats. Demonstrating the fusion of Motorhead-styled aggressive punk-infused heavy metal with death metal, Divide And Conquer will come with three demo tracks, studio outtakes of “Choose Your Death” from the 1990 demo, a cover of At War “Ordered To Kill,” and original mixes of the tracks on the album.

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