Jun 282021
 

Cruentis is a Melodic Death metal band that originated out of Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada. The band began in 2012 with the lineup of Jesse Dean and Tyler DeMerchant. The band was signed with Madison, Wisconsin-based label Nosral Recordings until the label’s disbandment in 2019. The band is now signed to Hagah Recordings and are out with “Alpha and Omega”, which they consider to be Cruentis’ heaviest, most aggressive, and vociferous release to date.

The band have claimed several melodic death metal and black metal influences, including Kalmah, Dimmu Borgir, Amon Amarth, and Opeth. However, the band have been compared to Extol, Pantokrator, Not Beneath, At the Gates, World to Ashes, and In Flames, with comparisons of progressive metal, nu metal, doom metal, and hardcore punk.

The album starts off with “All Hail Nothing” which is nothing short of brutal madness, be it for its ultra-fast double bass drum kicks or the guttural vocals that are paired with heavy chugged guitars. The song maintains the high energy throughout and is sure to give one a high adrenaline rush. “Alpha and Omega” kicks off with a low tonal monologue layered over ambient soundscapes and spares no time to set upon a groovy riff that pushes the song through, and flares out a gut-wrenching guitar solo.

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May 302021
 

Mangled Carpenter is a faith-based Deathgrind band that was formed by Seth Metoyer and Kristeffor Olson during their High School years. Seth and Kristeffor decided to write the album “Under the Shadow” through much of the 2020 pandemic. Seth recorded the guitars and vocals and engineered the album from his studio in Monterey, Kristeffor provided bass tracks from Connecticut and the mysterious drummer, MACHINE, tracked drums from his lair. Their debut full-length album “Under the Shadow” was released on the May, 7th 2021 via Hagah Recordings (sub-label of Rottweiler Records).

Some musical influences for the band’s style fall in the realms of Cattle Decapitation, Deranged, Six Feet Under, Dying Fetus, Pig Destroyer, Benighted, Cephalic Carnage, Wormrot and Brain Drill. As far as faith-based bands, the band members cite Fleshkiller, Becoming the Archetype, Abated Mass of Flesh, Crushing The Deceiver, Demon Hunter, Soul Embraced, Crimson Moonlight, Living Sacrifice, and of course are fans of older releases from bands like Vengeance Rising and Mortification.

The album starts with a rip roaring “ The Summoning” which is nothing short of brutal madness, be it for its ultra-fast double bass drum kick or the guttural vocals that are paired with heavy chugged guitars. “Clawing the Ark” builds forth the energy with bits which get you grooving and takes the grind to its penultimate giving sort of jarred texture to the song. “Lost and Found” pillages with maddening blast beats with muted guitar chugs and a constant aggressive vocal delivery which leaves little room for experimentation.

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May 032021
 

Mangled Carpenter will release its debut full-length album “Under the Shadow” this friday, May, 7th 2021 via Hagah Recordings (sub-label of Rottweiler Records). – The band says” We can’t wait for everyone to crank it up!

Mangled Carpenter is a faith-based Deathgrind band that was formed by Seth Metoyer and Kristeffor Olson during their High School years. Seth and Kristeffor decided to write the album “Under the Shadow” through much of the 2020 pandemic. Seth recorded the guitars and vocals and engineered the album from his studio in Monterey, Kristeffor provided bass tracks from Connecticut and the mysterious drummer, MACHINE, tracked drums from his lair.

 Some musical influences for the band’s style fall in the realms of Cattle Decapitation, Deranged, Six Feet Under, Dying Fetus, Pig Destroyer, Benighted, Cephalic Carnage, Wormrot and Brain Drill. As far as faith-based bands, the band members cite Fleshkiller, Becoming the Archetype, Abated Mass of Flesh, Crushing The Deceiver, Demon Hunter, Soul Embraced, Crimson Moonlight, Living Sacrifice, and of course are fans of older releases from bands like Vengeance Rising and Mortification.

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Mar 052021
 

It is with great excitement we welcome Shadowmourne to the Hagah Recordings fold.

Having proved his mettle (and metal) in Incarnate Deity in 2020, Zerachiel has launched a brand new project, Shadowmourne. Leaving the field of blood that is symphonic death metal (as showcased in Incarnate Deity’s debut release “Theodicy”), Shadowmourne transports the listener to the frozen wastelands of black metal. More sinister and darker but with the positive message of hope through grace, Shadowmourne explores the concepts of corruption, demonic influence and ultimately aims to crush edgelords where they stand. Some songs utilize Warcraft lore as parables for inner conflict and demonic influence and criticizes the state of the world today. Dark and brooding this is a black metal band to watch out for.

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Dec 192020
 

Have you downloaded Mangled Carpenter metal Christmas album yet? It is available from their bandcamp.

Mangled Carpenter is a Deathgrind metal band, they recently signed with Hagah Recordings  (a sister label from Rottweiler Records).

For fans of extreme musical styles similar to Cattle Decapitation, Aborted, Mortification, Broken Flesh, Vengeance Rising, Becoming the Archetype, etc.

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