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 […]

Torrefy’s John Ferguson: What I’m Listening To

It seems we are in an era of “throwbacks”. Much like with our movies, television programs, advertisements and general worldly knowledge we have foregone the concepts of creativity and personal expression Read more […]

February 2017 Album of the Month: Striker’s Striker

Taking advantage of the self-recording and promotional advances of current times, Edmonton, Canada’s Striker appear to be on a creative hot streak. Blazing a trail that definitely has everything from Read more […]

Murkocet – Digging Mercy’s Grave CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Murkocet’s new Digging Mercy’s Grave CD to one (1) lucky winner. The Phoenix, AZ crew is self-described as “A continuous beatdown of straight up cutthroat American Read more […]

Exclusive Song Premiere: The Furor’s “Rampage Upon the Rational”

We at DR are thrilled to give you a look at an upcoming track from death/black act The Furor’s explosive Cavalries of the Occult release, due out next week (March 5th) on Transcending Obscurity Records. Read more […]

Killing Addiction’s Pat Bailey: What I’m Listening To

Although I do enjoy discovering new bands, I often gravitate to a handful from the old days that are the staple of my music diet. I love the old school bands from the origins of the thrash and death metal Read more […]

Torrefy – The Infinity Complex CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of Torrefy’s The Infinity Complex CD to one (1) lucky winner! Originating in 2011 and hailing from western Canada, Torrefy take many elements outside the thrash Read more […]

Nightrage – “The Venomous” Video Premiere

We are now streaming the video for Nightrage’s “The Venomous,” the title track from the band’s forthcoming album due March 31 via Despotz Records. “The Venomous” tells a tale of extinction: dealing Read more […]

Exclusive Song Premiere: Henry Kane’s “Lögnens svarta ögon”

Looking for the perfect song to get you out of bed and ready to start the day with an energetic charge? Well, we at DR have the pleasure of tossing this premiere of Henry Kane’s “Lögnens svarta ögon” Read more […]

Killing Addiction – Shores of Oblivion CD Giveaway

Xtreem Music and Dead Rhetoric.com are giving away a copy of Killing Addiction’s new Shores of Oblivion EP to one (1) lucky winner. On Shores Of Oblivion, Killing Addiction exemplifies a style that Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Invasion’s “The Divine Wind”

We are stoked to be streaming “The Divine Wind,” a song from war metal brigade Invasion’s forthcoming new album, Destroyer of Mankind. “The topic and song title essentially deals with the thoughts and Read more […]

2016 Album of the Year: Dark Tranquillity’s Atoma

As we begin yet another revolution around the sun, we at DR would like to take a moment to thank all of our supporters for this site, who continue to allow us to grow and expand. May 2017 continue in Read more […]

The Workhorse III CD Giveaway

We are stoked to be giving away a copy of The Workhorse III’s Closer to Relevance CD to one (1) lucky winner. A power trio from Philadelphia, PA, The Workhorse III kick out the jams like an ’80s metal-inspired Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: The Replicate’s “The Saline”

We at Dead Rhetoric are happy to be premiering a new track, “The Saline,” from the upcoming EP of technical death metal band The Replicate. A US-based act – the sole member being that of Sandesh Nagaraj, Read more […]

November 2016 Album of the Month: Watchtower’s Concepts of Math: Book One

While it may have taken 27 years to get a new album from Watchtower, it appears that time has not lessened the band’s ability to provide spectacular and impressive progressive material. Concepts of Math: Read more […]

Nightrage – “The Venomous” Exclusive Song Stream

We are currently streaming “The Venomous,” the first single from multi-national melodic death metal force Nightrage. The song comes from the band’s forthcoming album of the same name, which is due for Read more […]

Hammer King + Quicksand Dream CD Giveaway

Dead Rhetoric.com and the fine folks at Cruz Del Sur Music are giving away a copy of Hammer King’s King is Rising and Quicksand Dream’s Beheading Tyrants to one (1) lucky winner. As so told by the band, Read more […]

Exclusive Song Stream: Stench Price’s “The Vitality Slip”

Grind often finds itself coming up short due to the self-imposed limitations of the genre. Not the case with the International supergroup, Stench Price, whose staggering line-up appears below. A new Read more […]

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 […]