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Exclusive Song Stream: Rudra’s “Root of Misapprehension”

Singapore’s Rudra have been crafting their form of “Vedic Metal” since 1992 and their upcoming effort, Enemy of Duality, marks their eighth full-length album. With the release date of December 17 coming Read more […]

Serpentine Dominion CD Giveaway

Dead Rhetoric and the fine folks at Metal Blade Records are giving away a copy of Serpentine Dominion’s self-titled debut to one (1) lucky winner. As so noted on these very pages, Serpentine Dominion Read more […]

October 2016 Album of the Month: Dark Tranquilllity’s Atoma

One of Gothenburg’s flagbearers, Dark Tranquillity has managed to come up with consistently strong material through much of their days, all while still keeping some level of melodic death metal integrity. Read more […]

Sarcofago CD + Vinyl Giveaway!

Dead Rhetoric.com and Greyhaze Records are giving away a CD and Zbignew Bielak slipcase yellow vinyl copy of Sarcofago’s legendary Die…Hard! album to one (1) lucky winner. Die…Hard is the only Read more […]

September 2016 Album of the Month: Allegaeon’s Proponent for Sentience

It’s not often that we give 10/10’s at Dead Rhetoric. So it’s without much surprise or fanfare that Allegaeon’s latest opus, Proponent for Sentience was chosen as our album of the month (though admittedly Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Grossty’s “Corporate Gigolo”

21 cuts in about 21 minutes – that should give a good indication of the style of music you are looking at with Indian band Grossty’s debut, Crocopter. You guessed it (hopefully); this is some good old Read more […]

Crator CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a signed copy of Crator’s The Ones Who Create: The Ones Who Destroy debut to one (1) lucky winner. Featuring members of Origin, Krallice, Mucopus, and Tentacles, Crator Read more […]

Exclusive Video Premiere: Colosso’s “A Noxious Reflection”

Earlier this month, Colosso released their second full-length album, Obnoxious, upon the world. If you, like us at DR, have been letting this slip under the rug, consider this a wake-up call. We are Read more […]

The Reticent’s Chris Hathcock: What I’m Listening To

Borknagar – Winter Thrice Being a fan of this nature-focused Norwegian black/folk/progressive metal band for almost two decades, I have always love the tranquil and philosophical aspects of their lyrics Read more […]

Exclusive Album Stream: Carnophage’s Monument

Care to check out some death metal that adds some technical flavor without sacrificing the brutality or the song itself? Feast your ears upon the sophomore effort from Turkey’s Carnophage, entitled Monument. Read more […]

Allegaeon – Proponent for Sentience CD Giveaway!

Dead Rhetoric.com and the fine folks at Metal Blade Records are giving away a copy of Allegaeon’s fantastic new Proponent for Sentience album to one (1) lucky winner. As one of the few albums to receive Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Source’s “The Essence”

With a little more than a week to go before release, we bring you a new track to check out from Boulder, Colorado’s Source. “The Essence” comes from their soon to be released (September 23) album entitled Read more […]

Exclusive Stream: The Reticent’s “The Confrontation”

As the time for The Reticent’s fourth album draws near, we at DR are proud to provide a sneak peek into On The Eve Of A Goodbye with the track “The Confrontation.” Set to be released on Heaven & Hell Read more […]

August 2016 Album of the Month: Evergrey’s The Storm Within

The end of summer brings about a bevy of metal releases as labels and bands get excited about the impending change of seasons. Which makes this month’s pick Evergrey all the more appropriate – a Swedish Read more […]

Void King’s Tommy Miller: What I’m Listening To

Elder – Lore. I’m not even sure what to tell people that aren’t listening to Elder. If you even have the smallest inkling of enjoying metal or heavy music or….music really, then you owe it to Read more […]

Lord Almighty CD Giveaway!

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Lord Almighty’s new album Paths to one (1) lucky winner. Following in the footsteps of 2013′ self-titled debut EP, Paths is the band’s first full-length album Read more […]

Lord Almighty’s Keenan Carroll: What I’ve Been Listening To

I find myself always in search of something real and tangible. In this flooded music scene where bedroom recordings (I’m hypocritical) are coming forth like waves crashing trying to sweep up anyone it Read more […]

July 2016 Album of the Month: Black Crown Initiate’s Selves We Cannot Forgive

Talk about hitting it out of the park on the first shot and trying to measure up each successive time…Black Crown Initiate has the daunting task of having to one-up themselves with each new release, Read more […]

Dark Forest CD Giveaway!

Dead Rhetoric and the fine folks at Cruz Del Sur Music are giving away a copy of Dark Forest’s excellent new Beyond the Veil album to one (1) lucky winner. Beyond the Veil represents Dark Forest’s Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Carnage Inc.’s “Ungod”

In celebration of Carnage Inc.’s recently released Fury Incarnate EP (it was released August 1st through Transcending Obscurity ), we are happy to be streaming the song “Ungod.” Says the label, “After Read more […]

Countless Skies’ Ross King: What I’m Listening To

After a recent chat with Countless Skies guitarist/vocalist Ross King, we approached him to share with us what he has been listening to as of late, check it out below. Wilderun – Proggy folk metal, Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: King’s “One World One King”

Not wanting to evoke the spirit of supergroups once again, but the band King is pretty super. Featuring drummer Dave Haley (Pyscroptic), Tony Forde (Blood Duster), and David Hill (Fuck…I’m Dead), it’s Read more […]

Third Ion CD Giveaway!

Dead Rhetoric.com and Glasstone Records are giving away a copy of Third Ion’s new Biolith to one (1) lucky winner. Featuring former members of Devin Townsend Project, Into Eternity, along with ex-Annihilator Read more […]

Skeleton Wolf CD Giveaway!

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Skeleton Wolf’s new self-titled album to one (1) lucky winner. Self described as an “extreme metal band that will have you headbanging until you tear your neck Read more […]

Exclusive Album Stream: Monsterworks’ Black Swan Annihilation

UK Heavy metal masters Monsterworks are no stranger to the scene, nor are they strangers from mixing up their sound to make it into something that feels invigorating and fresh. The band’s latest offering, Read more […]

May 2016 Album of the Month: Katatonia’s The Fall of Hearts

In what probably seems like no surprise to any of the staff here at Dead Rhetoric, Katatonia’s latest full-length was the clear victor at the end of May, despite some solid competition. The Fall of Hearts Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Skin Drone’s “Darkness Within”

Looking for an album that stays far away from the extreme metal norms? Look no further than web-based duo Skin Drone to fill your need to hear something expansive and completely genre-defying. Death Read more […]

Exclusive Song Premiere: Wired Anxiety’s “Test Subject: Human”

Being fans of brutal and groovy death metal, we at DR have teamed up to give you a taste of Mumbai, India’s Wired Anxiety and their upcoming EP, The Delirium of Negation. Due to be released on July 1st Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Minarchist’s “Threat of a Terrible Storm”

An album that will not be below the radar for much longer, Minarchist’s debut, In Absence, is ready to be released at the end of the month (May 27th). In preparation for this, DR has partnered with the Read more […]

Solanum CD Giveaway!

Dead Rhetoric.com and Horror Pain Gore Death Productions are giving away a copy of Solanum’s I.T.S.C. CD to one (1) lucky winner! A crossover thrash troupe from Winnipeg, Solanum released I.T.S.C. Read more […]