Album Review: Cemetery Urn – “Barbaric Retribution”

Cemetery Urn - Barbaric Retribution

I come to you now with this confession, fully cognizant of the fact it may strip away what little metal cred I may’ve curried while writing for this website: I don’t really like Incantation.  I’ve tried, gone back and forth through their catalog and the most I’ve been able to muster is a half-hearted appreciation for Vanquish in Vengeance.  So it’s a doubly odd thing when I tell you that Barabaric Retribution, the latest from Australia’s Cemetery Urn – a band whose foundation lays within the muddy filth-ridden death metal Incantation calls home – not only got me to stand up and take notice, but revels in its muck in a way the former band never really got across to my ears.   Continue reading