Posts Tagged ‘Kataklysm’

Kataklysm – Meditations

Few fans of extreme metal have not heard of Kataklsym (even if you haven’t, you’ve probably accidentally seen them live as they seem to tour oh about 350 days out of the year), as these Canadians have been going strong for damn near 30(!) years.  Their last album, Of Ghosts and Gods, just seemed to […]

Kataklysm – Heaven’s Venom

Have long-running Canadian death metal assault unit Kataklysm broken the mold with new album Heaven’s Venom?  Their own mold, that is, the one they’ve been on the verge of crumbling throughout the course of the past few albums?  Gone are the chaotic days of the northern hyperblast, shooed away in favor of hategroove and seething […]

Kataklysm – Prevail (1st Review)

The easiest way to explain Kataklysm of the past decade is a box of Cheerios. Listening to Kataklysm is like eating Cheerios, you know they are not the most exciting death metal band out there but it is a safe bet they are palatable. The most daring they have gotten in recent years is Honey […]

Kataklysm – Prevail (2nd Review)

Last time I enjoyed a Kataklysm album through and through was Serenity in Fire, perhaps due to Martin Maurais’ ball-bustingly fast drum performance, so much so that it made me question whether the drumming was performed by a person or if the double kick pedals were cleverly disguised as a game of Whack-A-Mole, packaged with […]