Tag: Death Metal

Swedish-style Death Metal is booming: Endseeker strike a deal with Metal Blade Records

Swedish-style Death Metal is booming: Endseeker strike a deal with Metal Blade Records

Hamburg-based metalheads Endseeker made a huge step forward when they signed a multi-album contract with Metal Blade Records. The band released an EP and an album via FDA Rekotz, which both earned them a lot of attention. Playing as many shows as possible (until turning […]

At The Gates lost me with “To Drink From The Night Itself”

At The Gates lost me with “To Drink From The Night Itself”

Make no mistake: I fucking love At The Gates. Their early works got me into Death Metal and I totally love “Slaugther Of The Soul”. When I had the chance to see them live and later to attend their fantastic, legendary show at Wacken 2008, […]

Lik carry the torch of Swedish Death Metal – and deserve more attention for it!

Lik carry the torch of Swedish Death Metal – and deserve more attention for it!

There a tons of bands out there who release first class albums, play cool live shows, and (or?) are cool dudes – and still don’t get the attention they deserve. Lik, the band whose members have ties to Kaamos (!), Witchery, Katatonia, and Bloodbath, may […]

What do Deez Nuts and Six Feet Under have in common?

What do Deez Nuts and Six Feet Under have in common?

Wait, what? Deez Nuts, the australian party animals, and Six Feet Under, the old and grumpy death metal dudes under the reign of former Cannibal Corpse-shouter Chris Barnes? Judging from their new releases – “Word Is Bond” and “Crypt Of The Dead” respectively – both […]

The Wacken Foundation, Controversial, and the state of the music industry

The Wacken Foundation, Controversial, and the state of the music industry

Controversial released a video for their track “Habitat” yesterday. It’s a nice one. Not exceptional, but good work and gives an idea of the band’s power. The interesting part, though, is the information that the Wacken Foundation helped to produce the video, which made me […]