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: 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

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Undeath — It’s Time… To Rise From The Grave (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! It’s ya girl, your Master Butcher, The Saw. And I’m excited! “Why,” you ask? Because Undeath dropped their sophomore record, It’s Time…To Rise From The Grave, on April 22, 2022 (Prosthetic Records). Now, you already know that The Saw LOVES Death Metal. And the rise of New School Death … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Undeath — It’s Time… To Rise From The Grave (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Prince — Purple Rain (1984) CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s The Saw, as you know! This month (April) marks the anniversary of the death of a musical genius, Prince. 2022 marks six years since we lost this pioneer of sound, and I am celebrating his work with a Classic Album Review of, what I think is his greatest musical achievement, … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Prince — Purple Rain (1984) CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW

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: 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