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Song Stream: Affliktor’s “Backwards into Hell”

Always nice to start the weekend with some fresh music. Today we have teamed up with Transcending Obscurity Records to host a stream of Affliktor’s “Backwards into Hell,” from its upcoming self-titled Read more […]

September 2017 Album of the Month – Jag Panzer’s The Deviant Chord

If there’s always one phrase that continually rallies the troops, it’s that “true heavy metal never dies.” Take the case of Jag Panzer, who has weathered the storm since the 1980s. Surviving the ’90s Read more […]

Sinicle – Angels & Demons CD Giveaway

We are now giving away a copy of Sinicle’s Angels & Demons CD to one (1) lucky winner. The band combines the groove of heavy metal, the angst of rock, and the soul of blues, setting them in a world Read more […]

Septicflesh – Codex Omega CD Giveaway

More giveaways to come. Watch this space!

August 2017 Album of the Month – Paradise Lost’s Medusa

Reaching ever-closer to 30 years as a band, Medusa is Paradise Lost’s 15th album. Far from a young man’s game at this point, yet Paradise Lost have delivered something special here. It encompasses much Read more […]

Song Stream: Hostilian’s “Survive”

Our latest song stream comes in collaboration with India’s Hostilian. An unsigned act who are self-releasing their first EP, Monolith, on September 15. The track in question, “Survive,” is the second Read more […]

Soror Dolorosa “Another Life” Song Premiere

We are currently streaming “Another Life,” a song from emerging French cold-wave outfit Soror Dolorosa’s new album, Apollo, which is due September 8 via Prophecy Productions. The song can be streamed below. Comments Read more […]

Legionnaire – Dawn Of Genesis CD Giveaway

Dead Rhetoric and the fine folks at Italy’s Gates Of Hell Records (an imprint of Cruz Del Sur Music) are giving away a copy of Legionnaire’s Dawn of Genesis CD to one (1) lucky winner. From the label’s Read more […]

July 2017 Album of the Month – Seven Spires’ Solveig

This one probably isn’t much of a surprise for the DR faithful, with a double 9.5/10 review at the end of July it’s safe to say that Seven Spires’ debut full-length left a lasting impression on the staff. Read more […]

Prezir – Contempt CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Prezir’s Contempt CD to one (1) lucky winner. Formed in 2016 with the goal of creating contemptuous heavy metal in the vein of their influences and a mutual Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: The Minerva Conduct’s “Exultant”

We at DR have the privilege of premiering a new track, “Exultant,” from the upcoming debut of the rising supergroup The Minerva Conduct. Featuring members/ex-members of Demonic Resurrection, Entheos, Read more […]

June 2017 Album of the Month – Cellar Darling’s This is the Sound

When your band is composed solely of three ex-Eluveitie members, there’s going to be some pretty high expectations for whatever you do. However, Cellar Darling managed to clear the high bar set before Read more […]

Song Stream: Verthebral’s “Old Man’s Memories”

In anticipation of Verthebral’s upcoming debut full-length, Regeneration, we at DR have teamed up with Satanath Records to share a new track. “Old Man’s Memories” is the song in question, and Regeneration Read more […]

Dead Asylum Death Always Wins CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Dead Asylum’s Death Always Wins CD to one (1) lucky winner. The follow-up to their 2013 debut General Carnage, the Vancouver, Canada band has sharpened the Read more […]

May 2017 Album of the Month: The Night Flight Orchestra’s Amber Galactic

Given the involvement of two Soilwork members (Bjorn Strid and David Andersson), it seems this one was destined for album of the month status. But regardless of that, Amber Galactic is utterly addictive. Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Sun of the Sleepless – “Phoenix Rise”

We are currently streaming “Phoenix Rise,” a song culled from Sun of the Sleepless’s forthcoming To the Elements album, due on July 21 via Prophecy Productions. Sun of the Sleepless is the solo project Read more […]

Video Premiere: Demon’s “Someone’s Watching You/Cemetery Junction” Mini-movie

Veteran NWOBHM act Demon have held the metal flag high for nearly 40 years at this point. Their most thirteenth and most recent effort, Cemetery Junction, was originally released last year overseas via Read more […]

Ampütator “Deathcult Barbaric Hell” Vinyl Giveaway

Dead Rhetoric.com and Greyhaze Records are giving away a vinyl (!) copy of Ampütator’s Deathcult Barbaric Hell to one (1) lucky winner. Originally released in 2007 on CD and cassette, Deathcult Barbaric Read more […]

Song Premiere: Plague Throat’s “Inherited Failure”

Inching ever closer to their release date on May 30th through Transcending Obscurity Records, we have teamed up with India’s Plague Throat to premiere a new track from The Human Paradox. This particular Read more […]

Album Premiere: Ampütator’s “Deathcult Barbaric Hell”

Floridian black metal outfit Ampütator originally released the furious and scathing Deathcult Barbaric Hell back in 2007 on cd and cassette. To gear up for the May 18th Greyhaze Records reissue of the Read more […]

Song Premiere: Assault’s “Enslavement to Torture”

It’s the middle of the week at this point, and if you are in need of something that’s new and heavy, we have a song for you. “Enslavement to Torture” comes from Assault’s album The Fallen Reich, which Read more […]

April 2017 Album of the Month: Shores of Null’s Black Drapes for Tomorrow

Shores of Null really burst out of the gate with their incredible debut, 2014’s Quiescence. An excellent blend of doom, death, rock, and more, with some fantastic (and unique) vocal work made the act Read more […]

Decrepit Throne – Traitor’s Grave CD Giveaway

We are giving away a copy of Decrepit Throne’s Traitor’s Grave CD to one (1) lucky winner. The product of guitarist/multi-instrumentalist and North Carolinian Gregory Maupin and New Jersey vocalist Read more […]

Song Premiere: Chaos’ “The Great Divide”

Those with a hankering for thrash metal with intensity to spare should be thrilled by our latest song premiere. This time we have the Indian act of Chaos premiering a new song from their upcoming sophomore Read more […]

Song Premiere – Lucidreams’ “Mighty Stripes”

Looking to start the week with some heavy metal done right? We at DR are hosting the premiere of a new track from India’s Lucidreams that should brighten your spirits. “Mighty Stripes” comes from the Read more […]

March 2017 Album of the Month: Nightrage’s The Venomous

What can be said of Nightrage that hasn’t been said time and time again? One of the go-to melodic death metal bands of today, and one of the few that can be looked towards when you are in the mood for Read more […]

Song Premiere: Apocalypse Orchestra’s “Flagellants’ Song”

Start your week off with an interesting combination of some doomy and folk metal vibes as we at DR have been tasked with premiering “Flagellant’s Song” from Apocalypse Orchestra. It features some gloomy Read more […]

Cruz Del Sur Music CD Giveaway: Arduini / Balich & Lunar Shadow

Dead Rhetoric and Cruz Del Sur Music are giving away a copy of Arduini/Balich’s new Dawn of Ages CD and Lunar Shadow’s new Far from Light CD to one (1) lucky winner. “Doom laden progressive wall Of Read more […]

Nightrage – “Affliction” Video Premiere

In one week from today (March 31, 2017), melodic death metal veterans Nightrage will release their latest album, Venomous, on Despotz Records. We at DR have been given the honors of premiering another Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Illimitable Dolor’s “Rail of Moon, A Stone”

While most may strive for a uplifting and bouncy start to their weekend, sometimes metal fans want nothing more than to check out a heavy, dark, and monstrous slab of doom to start things off right. If Read more […]

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