Reviews – Metal Injection https://metalinjection.net Heavy metal news, metal music videos, tour dates, live footage, exclusive documentaries, funny clips and more. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:58:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The latest news, br00tal live footage, interviews and much more Metal Injection yes Metal Injection hatemail@metalinjection.net hatemail@metalinjection.net (Metal Injection) 2012 Heavy metal news, metal music videos, tour dates, live footage, exclusive documentaries, funny clips and more. Reviews – Metal Injection http://www.metalinjection.net/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/radio.jpg https://metalinjection.net/category/reviews Weekly Album Review: ETHER COVEN Everything Is Temporary Except Suffering https://metalinjection.net/reviews/ether-coven-everything-is-temporary-except-suffering https://metalinjection.net/reviews/ether-coven-everything-is-temporary-except-suffering#respond Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:33:28 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=164676

Ether Coven harnesses a sound that fuses metalcore, doom, sludge, and progressive elements. Truth be told, the end result is almost exactly what one would expect this concoction to sound like. Despite this, typical conventions aren't something the group chooses to adhere to.

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Album Review: BLESSED BLACK Beyond The Crimson Throne https://metalinjection.net/reviews/blessed-black-beyond-the-crimson-throne https://metalinjection.net/reviews/blessed-black-beyond-the-crimson-throne#respond Thu, 09 Jan 2020 14:35:43 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=164829

The Cincinnatti doomers stun on their full length debut!

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Album Review: VERTHEBRAL Abysmal Decay https://metalinjection.net/reviews/verthebral-abysmal-decay https://metalinjection.net/reviews/verthebral-abysmal-decay#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2020 18:59:00 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=164018

Paraguayan death metal? Yes please!

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Album Review: THE ACACIA STRAIN It Comes In Waves https://metalinjection.net/reviews/the-acacia-strain-it-comes-in-waves https://metalinjection.net/reviews/the-acacia-strain-it-comes-in-waves#comments Fri, 03 Jan 2020 18:39:55 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=164662

The band's newest effort is 30 minutes of doom, death metal, atmosphere, and storytelling that is hands down the best thing they've ever done.

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Album Review: OSI AND THE JUPITER Nordlige Rúnaskog https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-osi-and-the-jupiter-nordlige-runaskog https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-osi-and-the-jupiter-nordlige-runaskog#respond Mon, 16 Dec 2019 14:38:13 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=162520

Hailing from the “wheat-and-rust landscape” of the Cuyahoga River in Ohio, neofolk duo Osi and the Jupiter have accomplished a...

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Album Review: (0) (0) https://metalinjection.net/reviews/0-0 https://metalinjection.net/reviews/0-0#comments Sun, 15 Dec 2019 15:41:51 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=162767

Mysterious sounds abound on the reissue of (0)'s debut EP

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Album Review: CATTLE DECAPITATION Death Atlas https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-cattle-decapitation-death-atlas https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-cattle-decapitation-death-atlas#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2019 21:13:50 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=162820

Cattle Decapitation doesn't just give a masterclass in how to play extreme metal right, they outdo even themselves in terms of extremity.

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Album Review: BLOOD INCANTATION Hidden History Of The Human Race https://metalinjection.net/reviews/blood-incantation-hidden-history-of-the-human-race https://metalinjection.net/reviews/blood-incantation-hidden-history-of-the-human-race#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2019 20:47:31 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=162558

Blood Incantation has outdone themselves in every regard. Sit back, strap in and be crushed by the vacuum of space.

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Album Review: THE NIGHT WATCH An Embarrassment of Riches https://metalinjection.net/reviews/the-night-watch-an-embarrassment-of-riches https://metalinjection.net/reviews/the-night-watch-an-embarrassment-of-riches#comments Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:24:19 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=161859

An Embarrassment of Riches is a towering achievement not only for The Night Watch, but for the instrumental progressive metal subgenre as a whole.

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Album Review: OBSEQUIAE The Palms of Sorrowed Kings https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-obsequiae-the-palms-of-sorrowed-kings https://metalinjection.net/reviews/album-review-obsequiae-the-palms-of-sorrowed-kings#comments Fri, 22 Nov 2019 20:01:34 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=162109

For listeners looking for raw, melodic and imaginative black metal, Obsequiae's new album nothing short of a sublime sonic experience.

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Album Review: DESPISED ICON Purgatory https://metalinjection.net/reviews/despised-icon-purgatory https://metalinjection.net/reviews/despised-icon-purgatory#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:43:36 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=161804

If you like brutal death metal and slam, but like the idea of adding tasteful breakdowns and squeals into the mix, you cannot go wrong with this album.

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Album Review: BASK III https://metalinjection.net/reviews/bask-iii https://metalinjection.net/reviews/bask-iii#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:35:36 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=161318

Stoner rock unlike you've ever heard it before. Bask fuse Americana, prog with heavy riffs and the result is stunning.

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Album Review: ESOTERIC A Pyrrhic Existence https://metalinjection.net/reviews/esoteric-a-pyrrhic-existence https://metalinjection.net/reviews/esoteric-a-pyrrhic-existence#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:24:49 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=160853

Esoteric has raised a bar and set a standard that other acts should strive for. A modern Greek tragedy told in six parts, it's nothing short of a theatrical masterpiece.

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Album Review: LEPROUS Pitfalls https://metalinjection.net/reviews/leprous-pitfalls https://metalinjection.net/reviews/leprous-pitfalls#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:41:46 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=160358

Pitfalls extends beyond most music to educate, empathize, and entertain in equal measure.

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Album Review: CLOAK The Burning Dawn https://metalinjection.net/reviews/cloak-the-burning-dawn https://metalinjection.net/reviews/cloak-the-burning-dawn#respond Mon, 28 Oct 2019 18:41:20 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=160214

Cloak revel in the dark. Metal explores the nightside of human existence from many angles. Some mournful, some angry, some...

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Album Review: ALCEST Spiritual Instinct https://metalinjection.net/reviews/alcest-spiritual-instinct https://metalinjection.net/reviews/alcest-spiritual-instinct#comments Sun, 27 Oct 2019 16:03:34 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=160275

France's Alcest represents a rare point of inflection in heavy metal. The solo project of Neige began around the turn of the...

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Album Review: SAVAGE MASTER Myth, Magic and Steel https://metalinjection.net/reviews/savage-master-myth-magic-and-steel https://metalinjection.net/reviews/savage-master-myth-magic-and-steel#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:29:19 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=160021

This isn't empty 80s nostalgia. Savage Master is the real deal for listeners looking for high-quality classic heavy metal (with a touch of thrash).

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Album Review: JINJER Macro https://metalinjection.net/reviews/jinjer-macro https://metalinjection.net/reviews/jinjer-macro#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:25:46 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=159845

Ukraine's finest tackle some big-picture topics...

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Album Review: PROFANATICA Rotting Incarnation Of God https://metalinjection.net/reviews/profanatica-rotting-incarnation-of-god https://metalinjection.net/reviews/profanatica-rotting-incarnation-of-god#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:49:53 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=159275

It's blasphemous, it's twisted and its utterly unrepentant. Profanatica are back for your skull once again!

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EP Review: ANTAGONIST Human Failure https://metalinjection.net/reviews/antagonist-human-failure https://metalinjection.net/reviews/antagonist-human-failure#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2019 12:49:38 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=145917

Antagonist is one of those super talented bands with a ton of potential, that unfortunately somehow just flew under the...

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Album Review: SCREAMER Highway Of Heroes https://metalinjection.net/reviews/screamer-highway-of-heroes https://metalinjection.net/reviews/screamer-highway-of-heroes#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:50:50 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=159305

Consider the best traits of heavy metal from the late seventies and early eighties. Righteous riffs. Arena-sized party anthems. Triumphant...

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Album Review: 1349 - The Infernal Pathway https://metalinjection.net/reviews/1349-the-infernal-pathway https://metalinjection.net/reviews/1349-the-infernal-pathway#comments Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:40:09 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=159421

Named for the year in which the epidemic reached Norway and black metal outfit 1349. Much like the dreaded outbreak, their music is unrelenting, unmerciful, and there's very little that stands in their pathway of total annihilation.

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Album Review: DRAGONFORCE Extreme Power Metal https://metalinjection.net/reviews/dragonforce-extreme-power-metal https://metalinjection.net/reviews/dragonforce-extreme-power-metal#comments Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:53:16 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=154545

There’s absolutely something to be said for consistency, and DragonForce has been extremely consistent throughout their career.

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Album Review: BABYMETAL Metal Galaxy https://metalinjection.net/reviews/babymetal-metal-galaxy https://metalinjection.net/reviews/babymetal-metal-galaxy#comments Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:01:36 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=159395

The kawaii-metal superstars have a world of surprises in store...

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Album Review: INSOMNIUM Heart Like a Grave https://metalinjection.net/reviews/insomnium-heart-like-a-grave https://metalinjection.net/reviews/insomnium-heart-like-a-grave#comments Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:59:46 +0000 https://metalinjection.net/?p=158896

Heart Like a Grave satisfies on all fronts, combining many robust bits of heavenly despair and unrestrained outrage into some of the most awe-inspiring, multifaceted, and engrossing tracks of Insomnium’s career.

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