With a merciless blend of grindcore, death metal, and clear hardcore roots, Pupil Slicer burst into existence just a few short years ago. Based in London, the trio’s monstrously heavy sound betrays their relatively small lineup. That is to say, they make an awful lot of noise for just three people, and that is most … Continue reading 167: PUPIL SLICER
Cradle of Filth have enjoyed a remarkable level of mainstream success for such a harsh sound, which further demonstrates their importance and value in the extreme metal landscape.
Anaal Nathrakh are a band who somehow defy genre labels, yet don’t sound alien or weird. It’s a kind of blackened deathgrind gumbo with liberal use of industrial influences. In other words, it’s a Frankenstein’s monster of extreme subgenres, then made mechanical.
A troupe of intergalactic warriors, seeking revenge on the dark emperor who has escaped through a dimensional rift - and all of it soundtracked by the biggest, most over the top, most fun galactic power metal on this planet, or any other. What’s not to love?
After thirty years of beautiful, sorrowful melodies, My Dying Bride’s sound is so definitive, it should be considered a yardstick by which other doom metal bands are measured.
Iron Maiden’s legacy symbolises all that is good in heavy metal. They are a multigenerational band with admiration that is passed from father to son and beyond, with an incredible back catalogue spanning over 45 years.