Album Review: Ferus Din – The Great Dying

For fans of – Internationally: Windir, Korpiklaani, Wolves in the Throne Room, Dissection and others of the like. Locally: Ancalagon, Sertaline, Mavradoxa, Enthauptung, Hubris and others of the like. Ferus Din are one of the more powerfully unique bands to emerge from Western New York in the past few years. Between Buffalo and Rochester, various … More Album Review: Ferus Din – The Great Dying

Album Review: Begat the Nephilim – I: The Surreptitious Prophecy/ Mother of Blasphemy

This is a great band out of Southern New Hampshire we’ve been following for 4 years now. I shared the stage with them at Rockin’ Buffalo back in the summer of 2014 and haven’t looked back. They’re a perfect blend of black metal, symphonic death metal and melodic death metal in the same vein as … More Album Review: Begat the Nephilim – I: The Surreptitious Prophecy/ Mother of Blasphemy

Album Review: Order of the Dead – The Jackals Hold Us Captive

Few bands go out with a bang the way Order of the Dead did this year. On May 12, Order of the Dead performed for the last time at Montage Music Hall. Their “retirement party” was everything you hope a local metal show will be. The place was full of energy, the lineup was perfect … More Album Review: Order of the Dead – The Jackals Hold Us Captive

Album Review: Greywalker – Without Control

We first discovered this melodic death powerhouse from Pittsburgh 3 years ago, when we started bringing Dethlehem out for our live shows. As it turns out, Pittsburgh has a crop of truly exceptional metal bands and Greywalker are no exception. Fusing the soothing sounds of older Darkest Hour with both modern and old school thrash, … More Album Review: Greywalker – Without Control

Album Review: Necrostalker – Bloodstained

Rochester, NY is already well known for brutal death metal and thankfully, Necrostalker have arrived to further sweeten the pot. If this band is anything, they’re consistent. Their debut EP, Bloodstained is hard hitting, terrorizing and mercilessly to the point, proving once again that you don’t need to be ultra flashy or technical to put out good, … More Album Review: Necrostalker – Bloodstained