Newsflash – Ancst unleash their fury this April 2016!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Ancst - Moloch - Album Cover

Talk about fury!

The ingredients? Unlimited rage and blackened, crusty Hardcore Metal and Crust Punk. Throw in some melodic elements and ready is Moloch, the first full length studio album of the German band Ancst.

Their somewhat unusual credo of wanting to be – and I quote “anti-fascist, anti-sexist, anti-religion, death to NSBM” adds some additional spice to the overall delivery.

Now, whatever their beliefs or drivers may be that keep their boat afloat, the quality of their rage-ridden metal just blew me away. From within their somewhat noisy scream landscape, the blackened and steel-hardened metal hammer Ancst[...] Click to raid more!

Rorcal – κρέων (Creon) (2016) – Review

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Rorcal Creon Album coverI just covered Éohum in a newsflash, writing that these guys really take you far down to the abyss where Black Metal dwells. Now, it can be worse, much worse. 

Let me warn ye: If you look for warm and cozy melodies to carry you along, whilst you enjoy your crackling fire, then DO NOT open that door (open this door instead). If you are just a fan of lighter versions of all things Black and Doom Metal, DO NOT open that door. If you are ready to face the dark, howling abyss of one of the better Extreme Metal [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Svalbard kicking off their first full length studio album!

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RockmusicRaider Review - Svalbard - One Day All This Will End - Album Cover

What happens if you name a band after an archipelago splashed into the Arctic Ocean?

Well, the Bristol-based band Svalbard happens, releasing a surprisingly crunchy debut full-length and amazingly crusty Hardcore Metal album called One Day All This Will End.

Recorded and mixed by Lewis Johns at The Ranch, Southampton. Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege. LP Cover Art has been delivered by Serena Cherry, who also fronts the band as their lead vocalist.

And do put on your crash helmet.

Svalbard serves you with this blindingly and blisteringly hot metal stew, yet still keeps the record easily [...] Click to raid more!