Author Archives: Pagan Hel

RAMzine Senior Writer - Although my fingers don't play frets they write with enthusiasm for metal!!!!!!

Review: Sisters of… – The Serpent, the Angel, the Adversary

Genre: Genre Defying Sisters of… is a genre-defying project from St. Joseph, Missouri. Multi-instrumentalist Aaron Coker (ex-Appleseed Cast, Reggie & The Full Effect) reinvents the traditional interpretation of a ‘band,’ hand-picking a rotating cast of fellow colleagues to collaborate on Sisters of… material. Tired of musical limitations, Coker’s idea of blending heavy and atmospheric sounds was realized in a track ...

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Review: Far Beyond the Sunrise – Self-Titled

Review recently featured in Issue 3 of RAMzine (below). Far beyond the Sunrise were founded in 2009 and are composed of five people dedicated to making energetic music to move crowds and make memories. Their full length album titled “Oppressor”, released in 2014, was a stepping stone to the top of the totem pole in the South Jersey scene. Early ...

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Review: Golers – South Mountain Style

Founded in 1998 the GOLERS have built up momentum over the course of 4 albums and many tours. 1999’s “South Mountain Style” ushered in the classic Goler sound combining most, if not all extreme metal styles with punk and thrash into one cohesive sound. Next up was 2004’s “2nd Generation”, which showcased a slightly more polished sound and with these ...

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Review: Six Feet Under – Crypt of the Devil

It seems that Tampa Florida is under attack of a demon curse by none other than death metaller’s Six Feet Under who formed in January of 1993 and who have now released their new bludgeoning 10 track album entitled ‘Crypt of the Devil’. The opening track entitled ‘Gruesome’ explodes into a murderous rampage with dark grizzled, and guttural vocal chords that ...

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Review: Dysentery – Fragments

Formed in 2002, Dysentery was brought together with the intention of forging obscenely brutal death metal. Since the band’s inception, they received great acclaim for their ‘Slaughtered Remnants’ demo [2003], and the infamous Dysentery/Gutrot split ‘Excruciatingly Euphoric Torment’ [2004]. The juggernaut now continues on in the new chapter of their guttural conquest; the 3rd full length ‘Fragments.’ Out July 10th ...

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Review: Secrets of the Sky – Pathway

Secrets of the Sky ‘Pathway’ is out now via Metal Blade Records. Hailing from Oakland California Secrets of the Sky formed in 2010 and it seems took their time releasing any material until 2013 when they produced their debut album To Sail Black Waters which after listening to the track ‘Decline’ can reveal that it is far more atmospheric than ...

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Review: Godsized – Heavy lies the Crown

The band has played hundreds of shows in countless countries across Europe and supported many of their heroes (Black Label Society, Life of Agony, My Ruin, Monster Magnet, Saxon and more). They have a loyal fan base, a tank full of gas and a record that will sell tickets. Godsized are set to tour throughout 2015. Details to follow… It’s ...

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Review: Coathanger Abortion – Observations of Humanity

Coathanger Abortion ‘Observations of Humanity’ is out 2nd June 2015 via Comatose Records. COATHANGER ABORTION formed in 2000 and have already established themselves as one of the most brutal death metal bands in the South East! Fans of Suffocation, Cannibal Corpse, Cephalic Carnage, Dying Foetus and Napalm Death should check this band out! Coathanger Abortion totally live up to their ...

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Review: Perdition – Perdition Deluxe

Perdition ‘Perdition Deluxe’ was released via Imminence Records, May 2015. From the bleak shores of Lake Erie, comes Perdition, bringing a wall of sonic destruction and superb performance with them. Forged in the fall of 2008, Perdition are a Symphonic Death Metal band that brings a tide of change for metal listeners everywhere. Uplifting piano and keyboard arrangements juxtaposed with ...

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Review: Wicked Inquisition – Wicked Inquisition

Wicked Inquisition are a doom metal band based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Formed in 2008 by Nate Towle, the band has found a common middle-ground in doom metal, incorporating a wide variety of influences into a powerful sound, primarily inspired by artists such as Black Sabbath, Budgie, Blue Öyster Cult, and Trouble. At the moment, plans are to continue writing new ...

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