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Hate Eternal return this October with “Upon Desolate Sands” New drummer, new album — first song released!

Rutan & co. return with their followup to 2015’s Infernus (Season of Mist) on October 26th! Rutan and J.J. Hrubovcak return on guitar/vox & bass, respectively but Hannes Grossman replaces Chason Westmoreland on drums. Eliran Kantor provides amazing art once again. Assuming Rutan produced & mixed at Mana Studios. From SEASON OF MIST: Legendary death metal juggernaut HATE ETERNAL return with Upon Desolate Sands, their heaviest and most ambitious album to date. Helmed by extreme metal luminary Erik…

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Morthra – Alteration of Faith / Birth of Damnation

Oh, how I have regressed. Since we last spoke I have pretty much given up on anything you would probably like. I could care no less for what Metal Blade released this week or for a new Dark Tranquillity record. I have dove (dived? diven?) back into the past. I like terrible sounds and pretty pictures. I like DEATH METAL that sounds like (or actually was) recorded on an analog four track in some Swede’s…

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Idea. *best said in the voice Simon Pegg used in Hot Fuzz*

While searching for Inspiration and something to kill the time while waiting for my Irene-induced blackout to end I fired up the mp3 player and put on Malevolent Creation’s The Ten Commandments. I then realized this is one of those older albums I don’t really listen to for reasons I don’t understand. Probably one of those things where I just lack the time or I’m not in that particular mood. So now I will be…

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Greetings from Hell

The purpose and scope of this blog is uncertain, in a constant state of flux and subject to change at any moment. For now, it’s going to serve as an outlet for my recently rekindled love of twisted, obscure, old-school death metal. Not kids playing homage to the greats, but the greats themselves, and (usually in my case) the unsung heroes and minor contributors to the scene. Everyone’s heard Morbid Angel. Less have heard Morgoth.…

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