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: 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

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Corpsegrinder — Corpsegrinder (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. I have come to deliver a New Album Review. We have already dissected the two singles for this album (On Wings of Carnage and Acid Vat), and a Heavy Breakdown of The Man. Corpsegrinder dropped on February 25, 2022 (Perseverance). In the interest of full disclosure (and as I’m … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Corpsegrinder — Corpsegrinder (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God 2022 Tour @ The Blind Tiger (SHOW REVIEW)

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s The Saw (you already knew that), and I went to two kickass shows this past weekend. I got to see Cannibal Corpse and Whitechapel on Feb. 19th, and on Feb. 20th, I got to see Immolation, Imperial Triumphant, and Mortiferum! This show was fantastic! I haven’t been to back-to-back … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God 2022 Tour @ The Blind Tiger (SHOW REVIEW)

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Cannibal Corpse 2022 Tour @ The Ramkat, Winston-Salem SHOW REVIEW

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I started my 2022 off right last weekend with this show! You know how much I love Cannibal Corpse AND Whitechapel, so you already know I bought my tickets ASAP! It’s a good thing I did — the show was sold out! This … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Cannibal Corpse 2022 Tour @ The Ramkat, Winston-Salem SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Amon Amarth — Put Your Back Into The Oar (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

What’s happen’en, Butcher Crew?! The Saw is here to share with you the new song (and accompanying video) for, “Put Your Back into the Oar,” by the masters of Melodic Death Metal – Amon Amarth!  Amon Amarth are one of the hardest working bands in the industry. Their mission to bring chaos and carnage to … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Amon Amarth — Put Your Back Into The Oar (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! I am The Saw. And welcome the brand-new Immolation album, Acts of God (Nuclear Blast), dropping in on February 18, 2022. The new release is Immolation’s 11th studio record and, while it is consistent with the band’s three-decade career, the production and sound are their best ever (IMO). The … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God (2022) ALBUM REVIEW