Jan 252016

Fifth To Infinity-Omnipotent Transdimensional Soulfire


(Here’s the first of KevinP’s monthly selection of releases for 2016, naming his Top 5 favorite albums released or scheduled for release during January.)

Writing these little “intros” for the monthly picks are by far my least favorite part of what I have to do.  I always try and keep it pithy even on the off chance I have something profound to say.  So on that note, here we go…… Continue reading »

Nov 162015

Affliction Gate-Dying Alone


(KevinP provides the following introduction to our premiere of a song from the new EP by Affliction Gate.)

One normally doesn’t associate France with death metal.  Sure, you have standouts such as Massacra (RIP) and Loudblast.  But most people think of black metal bands like Blut Aus Nord, Deathspell Omega, and Alcest.  So Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur’s Affliction Gate either have a lot to live up to or a golden opportunity to fill a void.

Formed in 2006, this old-school-inspired death metal outfit have two EPs and one full-length under their belt.  January 2016 will mark the release of their new Dying Alone EP through Transcending Obscurity Productions.  We are proud to premiere a track off this EP, entitled “Devising Our Own Chains”. Continue reading »