Category: Metal

21 September 2022 / Metal

SBR last encountered Tyneside’s Rituals on their 2021 debut EP, Awake. At the time, we noted how ‘their rhythmic foundations are strong, but their song-writing credentials are still in flux,…

19 September 2022 / Album of the Week

Fallujah’s career is on the line with album number five. From the beginning, they ensured a frosty reception among the old school by starting out as a deathcore band in…

17 September 2022 / Metal

Slovenian death metal quartet, Ensanguinate, promise a putrid interpretation of the aging genre by going back to the beginning for inspiration. This does not mean the proto-death metal of Hellhammer…

16 September 2022 / Metal
15 September 2022 / Metal
14 September 2022 / Metal

Pittsburgh thrash revivalists, Mantic Ritual, released their 2009 debut on Nuclear Blast Records and then split up a year later after touring alongside Rotting Christ and Destruction. Jeff Potts (guitars)…

13 September 2022 / Metal

Italian noise extremists, Hierophant, are a unique band. They started as a metallic hardcore unit with their 2010 self-titled debut and continued with a form of blackened d-beat music up…

10 September 2022 / Album of the Week
10 September 2022 / Metal

Who remembers the importance of Italy’s Ephel Duath in 2003 when metal entered a period of reinvention after the demise of nu metal, the rise of black metal, and the…