Interview -‘Human Compost’

HUMAN COMPOST is a killer five-piece death/grind band from Toronto that plays in the vein of bands like MORTICIAN,  IMPETIGO and EXHUMED. You can also find a review of their debut album, From The Graves They Craw (here). The following interview was conducted by JH in January, 2017.   
Hails! Can you give us a brief history of the band and what you’ve released so far?
Chris: Eddie and Chris formed the band in 2008, wrote a few songs …

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Obscure Evil – ‘Void Fumes’

Artist: Obscure Evil

Title: Void Fumes

Label: Caligari Records

Year: 2016

Review by JH

Obscure Evil is a black/thrash band from Lima, Peru, and Void Fumes is their second release, released through Caligari Records (US) on Tape and also Unspeakable Axe (US) on CD.
The release under review, entitled Void Fumes, is an EP that offers six tracks of fist-wielding, old-school goodness in the vein of tried and true bands like Gehenna, Nifelheim and Aura Noir. This whole release is characterized by aggression and furious riffs that should satisfy fans of old greats like …

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Thy Feeble Saviour – ‘Blasphemic Disgust’

Artist: Thy Feeble Saviour

Title: Blasphemic Disgust

Label: Nero One Records

Year: 2015

Review by JH

Thy Feeble Saviour hail from Clute, a small City located in Brazoria County, Texas. The band specializes in visceral black/death metal that shares stylistic similarities to bands like Bestial Raids and Profanatica. The band hasn’t exactly been very prolific in putting out releases, as Blasphemic Disgust is their first release since 2006. All gibberish aside, this demo lays everything to waste.
For the most part, the band sounds like the US answer to Bestial Raids. This might owe to the …

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Morbid Messiah – ‘In The Name of True Death Metal’

Artist: Morbid Messiah

Title: In The Name of True Death Metal

Label: Godz of War Productions

Year: 2016

Review by JH

Judging by their promo photo, I’d say the members are all somewhere between 16 and 20. Despite their age, these young maniacs from Guadalajara offer us a truly ripping assault of evil death metal with their debut, aptly titled In The Name of True Death Metal.
The band chugs away with primitive riffs and a dominating vocal attack that’s fiercely prominent in the mix. The music on this EP is fairly simplistic, although enhanced by a really heavy, well-produced sound. …

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Archaeos – ‘Forgotten Art of Sacrifice’

Artist: Archaeos

Title: Forgotten Art of Sacrifice

Label: Lower Silesian Stronghold / War Productions

Year: 2016

Review by JH

Archaeos is a duo from Athens playing raw and primal black metal like how it used to sound between the years 1992-1994. However, they do not sound like some cheap rehash of older bands; instead, they actually bring a good dose of creativity to the table, with a sound that is enigmatic and fully submerged in its own atmosphere. The release under review (‘The Forgotten Art of Sacrifice’) is their debut EP, featuring six well honed tracks of mystical black …

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