Iron Fist Magazine

Saul’s Posts:

APOSTATE VIATICUM – BEFORE THE GATES OF GOMORRAH

Irish independent Invictus Productions hits the bullseye yet again, with this excellent début from fellow countrymen Apostate Viaticum – seven tracks of churning, morbid death metal of the old school. Biblical themes permeate this extremely engrossing album, from the apocalyptic John Martin masterpiece gracing the cover to the lyrical content … Read More

BESTIAL RAIDS – MASTER SATAN’S WITCHERY

Anyone fortunate enough to have witnessed Bestial Raids live is left in no doubt that the band’s main asset is their drummer, Desolator. And while their sophomore effort (I can’t remember being very taken with the first) is excellent, it’s hard not to be left with the sense that their … Read More

HIGH SPIRITS – MOTIVATOR

It’s pretty much indisputable fact that High Spirits mastermind Chris Black has one of the best work ethics in the world of contemporary heavy metal; that being said, this claim wouldn’t mean much if Black’s output were a case of quantity over quality. Luckily, Black has a rather delightful … Read More