Metal round-up for May!
Devil Master – Satan Spits on Children of Light
Genre: Cheeky black metal
Commentary: Wonderfully diverse, campy, tons of fun.
Lucifera – La Cacería de Brujas
Genre: Columbian Thrash Metal
Commentary: Great female vocalist. New band to me.
Mastiff – Plague
Genre: Kinda sludgy hardcore
Commentary: It get’s a little tedious in the back half. But such a great start.
Aephanemer – Prokopton
Genre: Symphonic gloomy twiddling
Commentary: Works best as background music.
Amon Amarth – Berserker
Genre: Songs about ravens and longships
Commentary: For those of you who haven’t found a good Viking album yet this year.
Belzebubs – Pantheon of the Nightside Gods
Genre: Real songs/fake band
Commentary: Queue up the usual philosophizing about simulacra and life in our giddy post-post-modern times.