THE KING AND I. 5 Questions with……. King Fowley!

THE KING AND I. 5 Questions with……. King Fowley!

By: Mike Abominator You can see in this picture that by 1986, King didn’t like Venom very much! Voivod freak for life!!!!!!!!!!! This is part 1 …

 

Top Releases of 2013.

Top Releases of 2013.

More like, this is the list of what I listened to all year. By: Mike Abominator Krypts-Unending Degredation Dark Descent Records Skull crushing death metal greatness from Finland …

 

CALL FROM THE GRAVE: Classic 7 Inch Record Assault Part 1

CALL FROM THE GRAVE: Classic 7 Inch Record Assault Part 1

By:Mike Abominator I wanted to put together something different and maybe a little bit “special” for my return to Metal Maniacs. So I will be covering …

 

NAILS – Abandon All Life (Southern Lord)

NAILS – Abandon All Life (Southern Lord)

by Ray Henry (mouthforwar.net) There are some albums that one encounters that you can simply toss in the stereo, sit back comfortably in your smoking jacket …

 

AUTOPSY – The Headless Ritual (Peaceville)

AUTOPSY – The Headless Ritual (Peaceville)

by Brian Krasman (Mead, Meat, Metal) All that gore, all the bodies, all the sticky blood and flowing guts that comprise death metal’s disgusting roots had …

 

VON – Dark Gods

VON – Dark Gods

by Ray Henry (mouthforwar.net) First formed in the late 80’s under the watchful glare of ringmaster Venien, Von have frequently been credited with influencing much of …

 

RAMMING SPEED – Doomed to Destroy… (Prosthetic Rec.)

RAMMING SPEED – Doomed to Destroy… (Prosthetic Rec.)

by Brian Krasman (Mead, Meat, Metal) It’s always great when a band whose members bust their asses on a regular basis are rewarded for their efforts …

 

CALL OF THE VOID – Dragged Down a Dead End Path (Relapse)

CALL OF THE VOID – Dragged Down a Dead End Path (Relapse)

by Ray Henry (mouthforwar.net) I’ve been fortunate enough to come across some outstanding debuts in my time whether they be blasting grind, furious death metal or …

 

SQUASH BOWELS – Grindcoholism (SelfMadeGod Rec.)

SQUASH BOWELS – Grindcoholism (SelfMadeGod Rec.)

If you’re not familiar with the band, if I say the words Squash Bowels, do you not already get an idea of what to expect …

 

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE – Behold Almighty Doctrine (Unique Leader)

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE – Behold Almighty Doctrine (Unique Leader)

by Ray Henry (mouthforwar.net) It’s been a good long while since blackened death dealers from North Carolina have graced us with their blasphemies. The Age of …

 

THE VEIN – Scouring the Wreckage of Time (Shadow Kingdom Rec.)

THE VEIN – Scouring the Wreckage of Time (Shadow Kingdom Rec.)

by Brian Krasman (Mead, Meat, Metal) So how are you feeling at the end of the week? Miserable? It’s OK. It might be Friday and all, …

 

LYCHGATE – s/t (Gilead Media)

LYCHGATE – s/t (Gilead Media)

by Brian Krasman (Mead Meat Metal) I love to be totally off-my-ass surprised by a metal record and its situation, and that’s turned into something that …

 

R.I.P. KEVIN MCDADE

R.I.P. KEVIN MCDADE

By: Mike Abominator Life has a way of twisting and turning that makes us question as to why it happens like that. Those twists and turns …

 

DEMON LUNG – The Hundredth Name” (Candlelight Rec.)

DEMON LUNG – The Hundredth Name” (Candlelight Rec.)

by Brian Krasman (Mead Meat Metal) There is no knowing the depth of doom metal and all of the evil and strangeness it is able to …

 

BLOOD CEREMONY – The Eldritch Dark (Rise Above Rec.)

BLOOD CEREMONY – The Eldritch Dark (Rise Above Rec.)

by Brian Krasman (Mead Meat Metal) I’m a major proponent of listening to an album many times before deciding on what I think of it. That …

 

TRIBULATION – The Formulas of Death (Ajna Offensive)

TRIBULATION – The Formulas of Death (Ajna Offensive)

by Brian Krasman (Mead Meat Metal) Usually you can tell right away when you’re hearing a record that’s particularly special, one you’ll be discussing toward the …

 

NECROCURSE – Grip of the Dead (Pulverised Rec.)

NECROCURSE – Grip of the Dead (Pulverised Rec.)

by Ray Henry (mouthforwar) If you don’t have a clue as to what to expect on the long awaited debut from Sweden’s Necrocurse, just take a …

 

GEVURAH – Necheshirion (Profound Lore Rec.)

GEVURAH – Necheshirion (Profound Lore Rec.)

by Brian Krasman (Mead Meat Metal) I love a record that, as soon as you play it, you can feel the anger and fury coursing through …