Pittsburgh's Signs of the Swarm release their strongest work to date in The Disfigurement of Existence
One thing RAM has had a knack for and continues to sharpen is their ability to craft really hooky vocal lines and memorable melodies, placed perfectly within their rollicking tapestry of both shredding and classic metal sound. On Rod, these elements are once more synthesized into an enjoyable whole.
The Devil's Cradle is an essential – the essential – document of Finnish black metal
Of Erthe and Axen: Act II may not be quite as engrossing and diverse as Act I, but it comes extremely close due to its heartfelt lyricism, energized singing, and ceaselessly fascinating and elaborate instrumentation.
Spectral Voice have been releasing grim, A-grade death/doom for years now, Eroded Corridors of Unbeing proves they’re at their darkest yet.