Monthly Archives: January 2015

Gig Review: Ondskapt, Archgoat & Inquisition @ The Underworld, London, UK

Review by Susanne Sinmara

January is usually a month where nothing much happens gig-wise – so everyone was looking forward to this triumvirate of excellent bands playing The Underworld. Last time Inquisition were to play the Underworld, they didn’t turn up (entry problems into the UK….) and people were a bit apprehensive if they would turn up this time (spoiler alert: yes, they did this time). 

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Sangus – Saevitia

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8/10 – Review by Susanne Sinmara

Blackened Thrash comes two a dozen these days, so it’s hard to come by a decent
output that doesn’t bore after the first 20 seconds. Sangus from Rhode Island, USA, have just
managed that – an EP with 4 songs plus a rather long outro that crush with a furious, fast
blend of spitting hatred and viciousness.

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Electric Wizard – Time To Die

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Spinefarm/Witchhunter Records

10/10 – Reviewed by Steve Earles

This is an album that has as much in common with black metal as it does with doom metal. It is an album that has as much in common with the raw fury and anger of Discharge and Amebix as it does Pentagram or Black Sabbath.

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The Infernal Sea/Old Corpse Road – Insidious Art and Serpentine Rites

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Reviewed by Steve Earles – 10/10

Three Swords Records

The split release is a fine way of showcasing the best the underground metal scene has to offer, and Old Corpse Road are no strangers to this fine format, contributing three tracks (including the now classic ‘Hob Headless Rises’) to a split with underground legends The Meads of Asphodel entitled ‘The Bones of This Land Are Not Speechless’ (Old Corpse Road)/ English Black Punk Metal (The Meads of Asphodel) released on Godreah Records.

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