technical death metal

Allegaeon- Elements of the Infinite (Metal Blade)

Is there really such a thing as a technical death metal album that's immediate as well as engaging?
Release Date: 
24 Jun 2014 (All day)

As a music critic, it’s a rare pleasure indeed when an album you weren’t expecting to like surprises you by being awesome.

Soreption - Engineering the Void (Unique Leader)

Brutality, technicality, living in hideous harmony...
Release Date: 
18 Feb 2014 (All day)

Now this is what I needed to hear.

Mephistopheles: Sounds of the End?

Mephistopheles vocalist Chalky sits down with Metal as Fuck to talk about their latest release and the grim prospect that if things don't start happening for the band soon, there might not be a future for them.

Playing extreme metal can be a very arduous pastime. There's a bloody lot of work involved for sometimes little to no reward.

Flesh of the Earth- Nature's Reign (Own Label)

These Melbourne youngsters have potential.

Flesh of the Earth is a five piece technical death metal band hailing from Melbourne and their debut EP Nature's Reign is an impressive display of instrumen

Gorguts – Colored Sands (Season of Mist)

This tech-death deity is a majestic all-conquering force: alien, but not alienating.
Release Date: 
30 Aug 2013 (All day)

There’s obviously something in the water in Canada. The amount of ground-breaking progressive bands hailing from the Canuck homeland is staggering.

Misery Index – Live in Munich (Season of Mist)

Extreme Brutality over Germany!
Release Date: 
14 Feb 2013 - 11:30pm

I usually dislike live albums, but this is an exception and a surprise at same time.

The Faceless: No Preconceived Notions

If you don't like melodic singing, you're closing yourself out of, oh I don't know, 99% of music!

The Faceless

Cryptopsy – Cryptopsy (Own Label)

No deathcore, no clean singing, no bullshit. Believe, Cryptopsy are back with their best album to date!
Release Date: 
11 Sep 2012 - 12:30pm

This album should be the best album of 2012. It isn’t, just because I already elected (reviews ago) the last Borknagar album as such.

A Million Dead Birds Laughing - Xen (Welkin Records)

Kill your granny to get a copy...
Release Date: 
31 Jul 2012 - 11:30pm

As a tired and jaded journo (musical and other) to hear something like Xen is akin to spotting a technicolour life raft after drifting in a grey ocean of 'same same'; I fucking love it.