Newcomers (The True) Veiled Set to Prove Themselves with “In Blinding Presence,” a Harsh yet Melodic Debut

Lesser-known black metal projects seem to be all the rage these days. From the occult sonics of underground Montreal titans Spectral Wound, to whatever other basement black metal project you can name, these things tend to be undiscussable by fans simply due to obscurity. Everyone’s got a handful of favourite hidden gem of theirs, and a new acquisition to my list is (The True) Veiled.
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Top 10 Splits, EPs, Non-Album Singles, and Demos of 2018

Here we are with the last official post pertaining to 2018! Of course those words were carefully picked as you’re reading this on January 4th at the earliest, but that shouldn’t be a problem as everyone is undoubtedly still writing “2018” in whatever date forms they’re filling in. Here’s my ranking of the smaller releases we had this year; everything from Undergang’s split with Gorephilia to beloved basement demos.
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! A Look into Acid Witch’s Surprise “Black Christmas Evil” EP

Two things that certainly don’t blend well are Christmas and metal music. From the happy holiday cheer, overplayed Christmas tunes, and forced smiles, something about the whole event just makes me want to be alone. I don’t know, maybe I’m a psychopath. At least I’ve got Acid Witch’s surprise Christmas EP to keep me company.
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TUTORIAL: Chopping, Slicing, and Dicing with Blood Feast

American thrash veterans Blood Feast have been floating around the tepid metal waters since their reunion in 2007. While shows and festivals have been their weekend game, they’ve been sticking to the material on their three past albums (two released in the late ‘80s and one in 2017). While the reception for the recent The Future State of Wicked was decent, Blood Feast have returned once more with a 6-track EP. Let’s dive in.

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