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"...unlike many of the others in the genre, the music is not always unrelenting."
Abyssos: Together We Summon the Dark
"It could be said that Abyssos is like a little brother of Cradle of Filth..."
Agoraphobic Nosebleed: Honky Reduction
"It is also nice to see that drum machines can be used to induce violence..."
Cessation of Life: Cessation of Life
"...no instrument is diminished and each holds its own within the music..."
"...has something to offer the metal scene."
Dream Into Dust: No Man's Land MCD
"...[NIN] type of 'industrial' with minimalistic, cold and schizophrenic ambient noise..."
Edge Of Sanity: Cryptic
"Unfortunately "The Last Song" for Edge Of Sanity was on the album "Infernal"."
Gardens of Gehenna: Mortem Saluta
"...the music of Gardens of Gehenna is original-sounding and strong..."
Hate Plow: Everybody Dies
"...unrelenting madness of guitars and drums."
In Flames: Black-Ash Inheritance
"...a four song shaped CD for the collectors out there."
The Inbreed: Consenting Goat
"...an impressive ability to be original in the highly populated genre."
Incantation: The Forsaken Mourning...
"...it just did not have the passion that I had hoped for."
Inverted: There can be only One
"This album gets better with each listen."
Last Chapter: The Living Waters
"...almost sounds like a subdoed Nuclear Assault."
Iron Maiden: Virtual XI
"...it plays through without leaving any distinct impression."
Mass Psychosis: Necroporno
"...the guitarwork is pretty wicked and unusual - worthy of attention..."
Morta Skuld: Surface
"While the guitar fare is definitely of value, the rest of the music is of questionable worth."
Mortician: Zombie Apocalypse
"...leaning more to the grindcore genre than any other."
Novembers Doom: For every Leaf that Falls
"...rather refreshing unlike today’s many doom bands of Europe."
Opera IX: Sacro Culto
"The choice of emotional mastery over simple raw aggression is what will make this album memorable."
Orange Goblin: Frequencies From Planet Ten
"So, if you're not into the 1970's vibe, man, this like ain't for you."
Red Tide: Themes of the Cosmic Consciousness
"...relatively poor vocals [drain] much of the energy from Red Tide."
"...a very raw death metal sound..."
Rotting Christ: A Dead Poem
"...without a doubt a musically superior album in almost all respects."
"...the mixture created by the band is something I have never heard before."
Skyclad: The Answer Machine?
"...described as Celtic hard rock with the rough edges patiently shorn off."
Sickness: Ornaments of Mutilation
"...you can’t get much [more] average than this..."
Silvara: Ignorant 1
"...the end result is nonetheless interesting and therefore enjoyable."
Sniffer Dog: SD
"...musical prowess and originality."
Soilent Green: A String Of Lie
"...riffs coupled with the occasional melody makes this a noisy attack on the senses."
Soulscar: Lost In Life
"...a soundscape of pleasant death metal."
Spastic Ink: Ink Complete
"...complexity for complexity's sake, mathematics for the sheer dauntingness of it all..."
Stonehenge: Victims Gallery
"Brooding death metal is a term that can describe [...] Stonehenge."
Superhighway Carfire: Defective Immediately
"...may leave you wondering why you haven't heard of them before."
Twin Obscenity: Where Light Touches None
"...it's not a sugar-coated wimpy excuse for Black Metal..."
Various: Until the End of Time
"I wouldn’t really be surprised at all to see any of these bands making it bigger..."
Various: Metal Sessions Volume 1
"...sound reminiscent of bands such as (early) Iron Maiden, Megadeth..."
Wicked Angel: Heads Will Roll
"Never too overwhelming in nature, nor ever too light in approach..."