Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Mercyful Fate 2022 North American Tour SHOW REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. Your Master Butcher has a big-girl job, and was unable to make the trip to Atlanta, GA to see Mercyful Fate, with support from Kreator and Midnight. But my mom (aka, Buzz-Saw) flew down to take in the show. And she has a Show Review for The Butcher Shop … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Mercyful Fate 2022 North American Tour SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: 200 Stab Wounds — Masters of Morbidity (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Ya Girl has unfinished business with you. So, 200 Stab Wounds… You already know that I was able to catch their SOLD OUT show in Chapel Hill recently. It was a beautiful evening of Death Metal, and 200 Stab Wounds did their part to destroy the place. You may … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: 200 Stab Wounds — Masters of Morbidity (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Undeath — Live… From the Grave (2022) LIVE ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. Once again, New-School Death Metal has come crashing in like a ten-ton heavy thing! The Saw has a Live…New Album Review for you today, and it comes from a band that is tearing-up the scene – they’ve been on tour for over a year and a half. Undeath have … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Undeath — Live… From the Grave (2022) LIVE ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Great Heathen Tour (2022) SHOW REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Your Master Butcher, The Saw, was at The Fillmore of Charlotte, NC, Sunday night, because I was not missing the stacked line-up that came into town! The Great Heathen Tour rowed in, with Cattle Decapitation, Obituary, Carcass, and (of course) Amon Amarth! What a Show!! And if Cattle Decapitation … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Great Heathen Tour (2022) SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Obituary — The Wrong Time (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Have you heard? Are you aware? The living legends, Obituary, have dropped a new single from their upcoming 11th studio album. “The Wrong Time” is the leading single from Dying of Everything, due to be released on January 13, 2022 (Relapse). The single has a cool video that’s been … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Obituary — The Wrong Time (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Slave to the Grave SOLD OUT (2022) SHOW REVIEW

We all know that 2022 was and is still the year of great music. We’ve gotten tons of new releases this year from many bands. Two of those bands being Phobophilic (Enveloping Absurdity) and Undeath (It’s Time… To Rise from the Grave).  Both bands came through Chapel Hill, NC, at Local 506 on November 16th, … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Slave to the Grave SOLD OUT (2022) SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Exhumed —To the Dead (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Your Master Butcher wants to talk about a brand-new release from a FUN band. On October 21, 2022, To the Dead was released by the mighty Exhumed via Relapse Records. Now, what makes Exhumed so much fun is not only their wicked riffs, but also their lyrical content. Exhumed … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Exhumed —To the Dead (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia (2022) RE-RELEASE

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Ya Girl, The Saw, is stopping in to check your restraints, and to let you know that Dimmu Borgir has remixed, re-mastered, and re-released a mid-career album. Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia originally dropped in 2001 via Nuclear Blast. On October 28, 2022, to celebrate 20 years of the album, Dimmu … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Dimmu Borgir Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia (2022) RE-RELEASE

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immortal — HEAVY BREAKDOWN

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Your Master Butcher has a frigid Classic Heavy Breakdown for you today; a journey into the cold, brutal darkness of the North. With a new record on the way, Immortal are still the creators of classic, ice-cold Black Metal. And after 30+ years of producing pure darkness, there is … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immortal — HEAVY BREAKDOWN

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Goatwhore — Angels Hung from the Arches of Heaven

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! Ya girl is bringing another New Album Review, today. This year has been an exercise in artists blurring the lines between genres and subgenres. A band celebrating 25 years this year, who have always blurred arbitrary lines of distinction, is Goatwhore. On October 7, 2022, they dropped a banger … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Goatwhore — Angels Hung from the Arches of Heaven