Ecferus – Shamaniacal Essence

Hellthrasher Productions
01/2017

Shamaniacal Essence suggests demo-era Hades/Hades Almighty, the strange tension of early Limbonic Art or The Howling Wind, and the direct songwriting approach of late Beherit.”
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Altar – And God Created Satan to Blame for His Mistakes

Vic Records
01/2017

“Altar stood out as a band that played various stages of bursting, rapid-fire death metal in the vein of Vader and Deicide accented by mid-tempo chord-heavy doom death more akin to early Internal Bleeding, Baphomet or Cianide.”
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Locust Leaves – A Subtler Kind of Light

I, Voidhanger Records
02/2017

“Theatrical at times, atmospherically similar to early ARCTURUS or UNEXPECT, “A Subtler Kind of Light” is a sincere – and successful – foray into a story-telling style of progressive metal.”

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B.C:A.D – Seven Scrolls/No Cover Covers EP

NoVisable Scars
03/2017

Seven Scrolls as a product of Tuozzoli and Swanson is entertaining and a nice fall back for listeners who look fondly upon the traditional-style heavy metal output of the 1980’s.”

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Deathgod Messiah – Phallic Flagellation

NoVisable Scars
02/2017

“…Phallic Flagellation delivers as artillery shots of high-impact, short-lived, basement gangbang-style black metal that has the nihilistic aggression and disregard of grindcore synthesized with it. It is existentially violent music.”

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