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Ares Kingdom – Incendiary

by Anthony Abboreno

In the '80s and '90s, Order from Chaos created raw death-thrash brimming with social discontent. When Order from Chaos split up in 1996, bass guitarist and vocalist Pete Helmkamp went on to found Angelcorpse, while guitarist Chuck Keller and drummer Mike Miller started Ares Kingdom

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Throneum – Deathcult Conspiracy

Image by CultMetal
Review by Anthony Abboreno

Throneum pursue Death Metal until it becomes fulfilling in itself. Blasphemy, grue, and punkish riffs are their own justification

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Nirvana 2002 – Recordings 89-91

Pictured: Criminal Tendencies zine #3, 1991
Review by Anthony Abboreno

I wish I could have been this cool in high school. Probably as a direct response to the success of Daniel Ekeroth's Swedish Death Metal (reviewed here), where Nirvana 2002 is praised as one of the greatest Swedish Death bands that never recorded an album, Relapse has reissued all of the band's listenable output onto a CD

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Arckanum –

Artwork by Chadwick St. John
Review by Anthony Abboreno

Arckanum presents an intimdating front. Start with the sound, get to the ideology later

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Ignitor – The Spider Queen

by Anthony Abboreno

I first discovered Ignitor two years ago through this blog, when Cosmo posted a link to his Metal Injection review of their 2007 album Road of Bones

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Year-end thoughts 2009: Anthony

by Anthony Abboreno

At the end of 2009, I find myself older, fatter, and poorer: a flabby member of a short-lived species in a dying empire. Metal, on the other hand, is doing fine

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The Lamp of Thoth – Sing as You Slay

by Anthony Abboreno

Wielding imagery of Victorian occultism and '20s pulp, The Lamp of Thoth are an eccentric doom band. The cover of their latest EP, Sing as You Slay (Miskatonic Foundation, 2009), looks like the label for a bottle of 19th century medicine ("Do not ingest

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Slugathor – Echoes from Beneath

by Anthony Abboreno

Slugathor's Echoes from Beneath (Drakkar, 2009) is death metal you glimpse in darkness. Grinding riffs coalesce, pummel you, then vanish into the murk

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Sinister Realm – Sinister Realm

by Anthony Abboreno

Sinister Realm's Alex Kristof is one of the best metal vocalists I've heard. His voice is rough and expressive. He's operatic but not histrionic

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Deiphago – Filipino Antichrist

by Anthony Abboreno

I've got an uncle who's a tremendous Scotch drinker. He once commented on a bottle of Laphroaig somebody had given me as a gift

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