Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Arch Enemy — Sunset Over the Empire (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Ya girl has a quick Single Review for you, today, Butcher Crew. Arch Enemy has dropped a single (and video) for “Sunset Over the Empire” from their upcoming full-length release, Deceivers, due August 12, 2022 via Century Media. I’ve reported many times on New Arch Enemy Albums, previous Single … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Arch Enemy — Sunset Over the Empire (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The History of Metal — Welcome to The 1980-1982, with the O.G. Metalhead!

It has been established that Black Sabbath, for all intents and purposes, invented Metal. In fact, the first guitar chord in the song, “Black Sabbath,” was always referred to as, “the Devil’s chord.” This chord was banned on all musical instruments, by the Roman Catholic Church, dating back into the Dark Ages. And Tony Iommi … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The History of Metal — Welcome to The 1980-1982, with the O.G. Metalhead!

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Belphegor — NEW SINGLES REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Today I want to talk about Belphegor, the record they’re dropping this month (their 12th), and especially one of the singles (with video) they have released from the new record. The Devils (Nuclear Blast) is due to drop on June 22, 2022. Belphegor have been beating-out the daylights for … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Belphegor — NEW SINGLES REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Get in the Ring — Amon Amarth (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s ya girl, your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I’ve stopped by really quick to bring you another New Single Review. The KINGS of Melodic (Viking) Death Metal, Amon Amarth, are back with a new track, and an announcement of a new album coming in August. So, let’s ROW! to foreign … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Get in the Ring — Amon Amarth (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Hypocrisy — Worship Tour 2022 SHOW REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Ya girl was at The Blind Tiger in Greensboro, NC on Friday, May 27, 2022 to see some O.G.s of the Death Metal community. Hypocrisy were in town for a stop on their Worship Tour. And they brought along Carach Angren, The Agonist, and Hideous Divinity. What a show! … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Hypocrisy — Worship Tour 2022 SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Behemoth — Ov My Herculean Exile (2022) SINGLE REIVEW

Welcome, Butcher Crew, to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. It’s ya girl, The Saw, and I’ve got a Single Review for you today; the lead single of an upcoming release from Behemoth. Opvs Contra Natvram is due for a September 15, 2022 release via Nuclear Blast, and from it “Ov My Herculean Exile” dropped this week … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Behemoth — Ov My Herculean Exile (2022) SINGLE REIVEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Septicflesh — Modern Primitive (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! As you know, it’s ya girl, your Master Butcher, The Saw. And I’ve come today bearing a New Album Review – SepticFlesh have released their 11th full-length album, Modern Primitive, on May 20, 2022 (Nuclear Blast). Now, you already know that The Saw is a categorical thinker. But it’s getting more … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Septicflesh — Modern Primitive (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The History of Metal — Welcome to The ’70s, with the O.G Metalhead!

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. And welcome back to The OG (aka, my dad). I talk to my dad all the time about history – you know I love the subject, and so does he. Another subject we both love is Metal! In our previous installment of this series, I had asked The OG … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The History of Metal — Welcome to The ’70s, with the O.G Metalhead!

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Crowbar —Zero and Below (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome, Butcher Crew, to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! It’s The Saw, and I’ve brought with me a New Album Review of Zero and Below, by the Doom Metal legends, Crowbar. The record dropped on March 4, 2022 (my birthday!) via MNRK Heavy. Many have utilized the phrase “Sludge Metal” to describe Crowbar and bands like … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Crowbar —Zero and Below (2022) ALBUM REVIEW