The Odious Wraith

April 25, 2011

Coming from Alexandria in Egypt, we have an interesting band called Odious.  The band was founded in 1998 originally as doom metal with oriental and black metal influences.  After completing their line-up, they put out a demo in 2000 which

The Elusive Fleshpress

April 25, 2011

Writing about sludge is sweet nostalgia for me since the first music review that I ever wrote covered ‘s discography.  Today’s highlight is a Finnish banned named Fleshpress.  They’re a very interesting case since Finland is not exactly known for

Introspective Thamud

April 25, 2011

Music can be as much an outlet for self-expression as it can be a tool to communicate with others. There is a pervasive theme with black metal bands, no matter the country, that accomplishes neither of the aforementioned goals. Most

The Enigmatic Al-Namrood

April 25, 2011

In the deserts of Saudi Arabia, where ignorance reigns and religious doctrine is literally law, media is one of the things that was off the radar. It is quite a fortunate thing in some ways that the officials there are

The Multifaceted Acid Bath

April 25, 2011

Since there aren’t nearly enough articles on Acid Bath, here’s my take on the band. First the facts: Acid Bath was a band from Houma, Louisiana active from 1991 to 1997. The line-up was a melding of members from the