Album Review: Mavradoxa- Lethean Lament

Our metal scene has become something of a treasure trove of atmospheric black metal bands over the past few years. Bands like Enthauptung (Buffalo), Sertraline (Buffalo) and Mavradoxa (Rochester) are at the forefront of a growing movement of truly inspirational, nature driven music, fueled by dark, foreboding atmospheres. Mavradoxa’s 2nd album, Lethean Lament, is no exception to … More Album Review: Mavradoxa- Lethean Lament

Album Review: The Aberration- Don’t Poke the Bear

A few months back, my band toured through Westfield, MA, courtesy of Travis O’Connell, sole guitarist of The Aberration (VT). These guys are supremely loved in that area and it’s no secret as to why. The Aberration are a 2- piece progressive instruMETAL powerhouse, here to entertain you through and through, while also keeping you … More Album Review: The Aberration- Don’t Poke the Bear

Album Review: Powerflo (Feat. members of Cypress Hill, Biohazard, Fear Factory, Downset and Worst)

Written by Mike Deitzman* Growing up in Western New York, music for me is as much a driving force in my life as anything else, maybe more than anything else. It’s my first love, my drug, it is what motivates me to get out of bed and attack the day. That’s not a blanket statement … More Album Review: Powerflo (Feat. members of Cypress Hill, Biohazard, Fear Factory, Downset and Worst)

Album Review: “Walls of Flesh”, by NOFUCK

For fans of Vader, Pantera, Slayer Walls of Flesh is the third and newest full length from Italian death/thrash band, NOFUCK, courtesy of MurdHer Records, released this past April 2017. Their full discography boasts two LPs, two demos, and even a live recording. I’m currently listening to Walls of Flesh for the fifth time around (It will probably … More Album Review: “Walls of Flesh”, by NOFUCK

Album Review: “Amut”, by Dante’s Theory

*With assistance from Mike Marlinski For fans of: Decapitated, Misery Index; pure death metal with hardcore influences. Dante’s Theory came into existence in the mid-1990s in Lion City, Singapore.  Though the band has been together for over 20 years, (they were previously known as Pyro, and featured on a compilation disc), their discography boasts of only … More Album Review: “Amut”, by Dante’s Theory

Album Review: Hellcannon- Return to the Wasteland

Buffalo’s death/thrash metal saviors, Hellcannon, are back with a brand new full length album, released this week on their own label, Vile Records. This might just be their strongest and most consistently badass musical effort to date, so if you like your death metal with a huge helping of thrash and zero bullshit, take a … More Album Review: Hellcannon- Return to the Wasteland