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ODIUSEMBOWEL – Mephitic Sermon

January 30, 2017 0

Mephitic Sermon is an unforgiving onslaught of Brutal Death Metal/Grindcore the likes of which ODIUSEMBOWEL consistently deliver, but with a difference… Following on from previous releases Vomit Sucking Cunt Lips (2007 EP), Peepshow of Decomposition (2008 Demo) and Odiusembowel (2012 Demo) the Read More

METALTOWER – Myopic Dystopia

January 29, 2017 0

New Zealand’s eclectic purveyors of progressive death metal, METALTOWER, have risen in their 3rd incarnation with a beast of technical wizardry named Myopic Dystopia. Two and a half years in the making this monolith of an Read More

VERBERIS – Vexamen out on Iron Bonehead

December 5, 2016 0

VERBERIS‘ highly-anticipated debut full-length Vexamen was released on October 14th on Iron Bonehead Productions (Ger). Copies can be purchased in New Zealand via Headless Horseman. “IRON BONEHEAD PRODUCTIONS is proud to present the highly anticipated debut album of Read More

ULCERATE – Shrines of Paralysis

October 28, 2016 1

By Donnie Cuzens. Shrines of Paralysis is the fifth LP from Auckland-based 3-piece Ulcerate, coming three years after their previous work Vermis. As anyone who’s familiar with the band’s work can guess, it’s an insanely Read More

DEATHGASM – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

October 28, 2016 1

The DEATHGASM (lowercase is for pussies) soundtrack is now available, and true to the wishes of many outspoken metal collectors online it’s presented as a glorious artwork-laden gatefold LP. Buy it now: mondotees.com/products/deathgasm-original-motion-picture-soundtrack-2xlp. The heavy metal ‘zombie comedy’ has been rated Read More

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