It’s time for another round-up of what’s been going on in the world of death metal so far in 2015 – Rob McAuslan returns to guide you through the grunting, squealing, roaring, shouting beast that is heavy metal’s br00tal side.
February 28th, 2014
Because Dan Cairns hates fun almost as much as Toxic Holocaust and Exhumed like having it, we sent him to review the London leg of their UK tour. HE DOESN’T LIKE THRASH. Bloody hell.
6 things we (kind of) learnt watching Toxic Holocaust and Exhumed in London:
July 30th, 2013
05 August 2013
by Rob McAuslan
It’s as inescapable now as it ever was: the lazy, tedious comparison of gore-metal legends Exhumed to Carcass. Stop it. All of you. Yes, there’s a new Carcass record inbound – I understand and even share your excitement, I totally do – but Exhumed in 2013 are as similar to the Liverpudlian grinders as they ever truly were, which is to say not actually very much at all. Let’s talk about this record on its own terms for a second, shall we?
February 24th, 2013
This week we’re turning over the Sunday Slaylist to something a little different – we want you to go buy something. On Monday 18 February, Pat Egan, Relapses Records’ Director of Retail Sales, died following a the result of complications with a case of pneumonia. To raise money for Pat’s daughter’s college fund, the folks over at Relapse have gone and put together a compilation of 20 of the finest bands ever to have worked with the label – and we think it’d be a damn fine gesture if a few of our readers joined us in buying it, in recognition of the awesome music Pat helped bring us over the years, as well as to help out the family of a fellow metal fan when they need it most.