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April 23, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Illnath – Third Act in the Theatre of Madness

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Pitch Black Records have recently acquired Danish melodic death metal group Illnath, who released their third studio album in November 2011. Third Act in the Theatre of Madness takes a more melodic apprach over Illnath’s previous releases, and with a new contingent of musicians (Mona Beck – vocals, Kenneth Frandsen – bass, and session drummer […]

March 19, 2012 2 Comments

Steff Metal Reviews Desultor – Masters of Hate

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Tomorrow, cult US death metal label Abyss Records releases the debut full-length from Swedish progressive death metal duo Desultor. After two successful demos the band have finally brought their unique progressive death metal sound to a full length album, Masters of Hate. Masters of Hate has to be one of the most interesting releases I’ve […]

February 12, 2012 0 Comments

Review: Workhorse – Fire Before All

I got this folder on my desktop titled “Awesome Stuff to be reviewed,” that’s filled with about-to-expire download links, and an iPod bursting with metal from bands all over the world. There are simply not enough hours in the day to listen to and appreciate all this wicked metal you guys keep sending me. So, […]

February 8, 2012 2 Comments

Review: Erupted – “Faces of Death”

I’m having a bit of an “old school” death metal homage week here at Steff Metal HQ – first, the Finns Sadistik Forest and their album Death, Doom, Radiation, and now this absolute gem of an EP from Swedish death metallers Erupted. It’s called Faces of Death, and it’s only three songs long, but it […]

February 7, 2012 0 Comments

Review: Sadistik Forest – Death, Doom, Radiation

Due for release on 21 March 2012, the sophomore album from Finnish death metallers Sadistik Forest will not disappoint fans of their self-titled debut. The band was inspired by the 2007 Possessed reunion to create an act that paid homage to their death metal heroes, and while their debut was defined as decent – albeit […]