Last month marked the release of two more 2 From The Vault offerings, Exhorder Slaughter in the Vatican / The Law and Pestilence Consuming Impulse / Testimony of the Ancients. For those of you who know about these acts, you know…for those that do not, here is some online research for you – both releases are reviewed in Lollipop magazine. Links to the reviews, and the first couple lines of each piece are as follows: Exhorder: “The name Exhorder strikes awe and intimidation into the hearts of true metal hordes everywhere. What, you never heard of ’em? Well then, now we know who the faithful and the come-latelys are. Y’all can keep your hipster metal (screamo), just pray that you don’t run into these REAL DEAL, Louisiana-bred lunatics in a dark alley. Formed in the mid-to-late ’80s, Exhorder are credited with starting the ‘Southern trendkill’ style of thash-hardcore-sludge insanity…” read full review HERE. Pestilence: “As part of the early-’90s jazz/death movement, Pestilence left behind four albums of pure progressive mindfuck that easily shames anything ‘technical’ today. It’s not nostalgia talking when I say that Pestilence remain one of the most underrated metal bands in history: It’s simply the truth. Like The Beatles of their genre, Pestilence never repeated themselves…” read full review HERE.