ESCHATON – “Sentinel Apocalypse”


Sentinel Apocalypse from Eschaton is just one of those releases that seems utterly perfect at executing the first blow in bare-knuckle, technical death metal. Everything that happens after opener, Obligatory Conviction, is undeniably fantastic, but it is in the first few moments that followers of bands such as Man Must Die, Agonyst, and Meshuggah are likely to be hooked. Continue reading

CRIMINAL – “Akelarre”

Criminal AkelarreCriminal are a band that all metal fans should be familiar with. Somehow the UK has managed to overlook them, even in recent years when they have secured 10/10 reviews in Terrorizer Magazine, supported the likes of Megadeth and Metallica in stadium shows abroad and most recently headlined the Sophie Stage at Bloodstock Open Air 2010. Continue reading