Ripped to Shreds with a Brand New Demo: Maniacal Grindcore-Tinged Death Metal Ready to Fuel the Insane!

Ripped to Shreds, everyone’s favourite Bay Area death/doom/grind project (a self-proclaimed title – I’d argue about the doom part), released a brand new demo back in March. Eight Immortals Feast contains two new songs and an Insect Warfare cover, and going off a handful of listens, Andrew Lee seems to have expanded upon his established style and for the better.
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FEATURE: Exploring Assimilation’s West Coast Brew of Power-Hungry Old-School Death Metal

While contemporary heavy groups are busy hugging trees and familiarizing themselves with legal botany, Assimilation occupy themselves with cultivating relentlessly crushing death metal. Often operating with beers in hand, the quartet finds an odd but fitting balance between crushing sonics and laid back attitudes. Here’s a look into what makes them tick.

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Laster with an Incredibly Diverse Atmospheric Black Metal Output: “Het wassen oog”

Atmospheric black metal outfit Laster has just unveiled their third full-length album, Het wassen oog. These Dutch deities have so forth proven a mastery within the less harsh realm of black metal, as their two prior albums have been released to fairly critical acclaim. Let’s see how far a black metal project has to go for it to be self-described as “obscure dance music” by the band.
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Angry Stoner Music, Let’s Get Nihilistic: Oozing Wound’s “High Anxiety”

Introducing the most angsty stoner companions you’ll ever meet: Oozing Wound out of Chicago, Illinois. These kids have a delicate taste for botany but an equally menacing taste for sludgey riffs and Nihilism. Here’s a look at High Anxiety, the group’s fourth full-length endeavour; music to kick back to while the bombs are dropping.
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Celebrating Two Years of Crushing Death Metal Anthems Courtesy of Assimilation

Clench your fists and get that circle pit ready, ‘cause Assimilation are in town. Innovating within a genre traditionally lacking innovation, these British Columbia boys are on the prowl for severed heads and crushed skulls! Just kidding, these are some pretty nice dudes; their music is pretty scary, though.

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Disgusting! Explore Pestilent Death’s Sewer-Bound Variety of Death metal with “Chapters of Depravity”

The mutated sewer monsters have risen, this time in the form of a group called Pestilent Death. These gross death metal bands are popping up everywhere as of late, and I love it. This can probably be attributed to the fact that our nation’s defense system, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, have been obstructing their bowels with excessive amounts of grease-covered pizza and can no longer fend off the beasts below. Come on, eat some vegetables, man.
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Soar Alongside Haunt’s Brand New Set of Heavy Metal Anthems with “If Icarus Could Fly”

Hot off 2018’s explosive LP Burst Into Flame, Haunt are back with an answer to their successful roster. If Icarus Could Fly released worldwide on March 15th via Shadow Kingdom Records, to the praise of the band’s rapidly growing fanbase. Let’s see what all the hype surrounding this band is about.

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