Thrash Hits

Black Dahlia

Album: The Black Dahlia Murder – Everblack

June 4th, 2013

The Black Dahlia Murder 2013 promo photo Thrash Hits

The Black Dahlia Murder
Everblack
Metal Blade
10 June 2013

by Rob McAuslan

Have wallies stopped calling The Black Dahlia Murder a “metalcore” band yet? As cases of mistaken genre identity go, this is one of the sillier ones. How many slabs of scathingly-vicious, speaker-ruiningly heavy death metal do you need to release before people look past the odd stretched earlobe and short haircut and just accept what a band actually sounds like? Album number six in what’s becoming an accelerating run of form might not change any more slightly-slow minds than 2011’s Ritual managed to, but by this point it doesn’t really matter what you call them – The Black Dahlia Murder and their brand of savage yet accessible melodic death metal aren’t going away any time soon.

[Read more →]

Tags
Keep up with Thrash Hits. Click like and follow.
X