Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — Dread Reaver (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop, Butcher Crew! I am your host, The Saw, but you already knew that. Did you also know that Friday, March 25, 2022 marked the release date for Dread Reaver, the blistering new album from Abbath via Season of Mist? We’ve already talked about the three singles for the album … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — Dread Reaver (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Hath —All That Was Promised (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

What’s happen’en, Butcher Crew?! It’s The Saw! And New Jersey’s sons, Hath, have released their 2nd full length album, All That Was Promised, on The Saw’s birthday, March 4, 2022 (Willowtip Records). Happy Birthday to me! Categorized as Death Metal, Hath is a very technical, Progressive Blackened Death Metal band. The new record is extremely … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Hath —All That Was Promised (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Necrophobic — Darkside (1997) HEAVY BREAKDWON

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw. And I’ve come, today, with a Heavy Breakdown. Necrophobic has released a new album (of sorts); really, it’s a re-release of 1997’s, Darkside. Many categorize Necrophobic as Blackened Death Metal, but The Saw, always thinking categorically, places the band squarely in the (Melodic) Black Metal … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Necrophobic — Darkside (1997) HEAVY BREAKDWON

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Dark Funeral — We Are The Apocalypse (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

It is feeling quite frigid in The Saw’s Butcher Shop, today, Butcher Crew! A cold north wind has blown through, and with it comes Dark Funeral’s new release, We are the Apocalypse (Century Media). The new album dropped on Friday, March 18, 2022. I talked about Dark Funeral’s history on the New Single Review of … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Dark Funeral — We Are The Apocalypse (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Miss May I — Unconquered (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I would like to announce that the boys are back in town. You heard it here, Miss May I dropped a new single on March 10th titled “Unconquered” via Sharptone. In my Band of the Week scrawl, I mentioned that Miss May I … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Miss May I — Unconquered (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — The Book of Breath NEW SINGLE REVIEW

Abbath, the so-called ‘Lemmy of Black Metal,’ has released the third single from Dread Reaver, due out March 25th via Season of Mist. The new single, “The Book of Breath” is (of course) a banger; it is more straightforward than we’ve heard on “Dream Cull” and “Dread Reaver.” Abbath’s voice is distinct amongst all genres … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — The Book of Breath NEW SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl From The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Story Time with The Saw — Scars Are Forever

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! And welcome to ‘Story Time, with The Saw’. This is where the curtain of razor-sharp barbed wire and blood-soaked leather is pulled back and you, The Butcher Crew, get a glimpse of Your Master Butcher; no alter-ego, no sharp instruments, and no torture devices. Halloween in the Mountains of … Continue reading Scrawl From The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Story Time with The Saw — Scars Are Forever

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: How The Saw coined the term “The Butcher Shop”

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! The Saw is often asked about the origins of her Show – how it developed, how and why I named the segments, what exactly am I butchering in The House of Horrors(!), and etc. 2022 marks five years of The Saw’s Butcher Shop! It began in 2017 as “DJ … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: How The Saw coined the term “The Butcher Shop”

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: King Diamond — Abigail (1987) HEAVY BREAKDOWN

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I have a very special Heavy Breakdown for you today. Abigail (1987) is a 10/10 album and is one of the first horror concept albums in metal. For my birthday, my dad got me the graphic novel that King Diamond wrote that goes along … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: King Diamond — Abigail (1987) HEAVY BREAKDOWN

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Bands/Artists That Got Me to Age 23

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and today is a very special day. It’s my birthday! Sunday’s show will showcase the bands that got me to the age 23. Today, I want to share the bands/artists who got me here with you! I did a theme similar to this when … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Bands/Artists That Got Me to Age 23