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Album Review: OBSIDIAN TONGUE – Volume III
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Album Review: OBSIDIAN TONGUE – Volume III

After listening to Volume III, the latest release from Obsidian Tongue about a dozen or so times, it wasn’t until…
Album Review: KIRK WINDSTEIN – Dream in Motion
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Album Review: KIRK WINDSTEIN – Dream in Motion

I’ve always been a fan of certain scenes in Metal. From New York Death Metal to Norwegian Black Metal, it…
Album Review: MIDNIGHT – Rebirth by Blasphemy
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Album Review: MIDNIGHT – Rebirth by Blasphemy

Heavy Metal is the soundtrack for those of us whose lives may seem anachronistic to the current cyberpunk digital world…
Top Metal Albums of 2019
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Top Metal Albums of 2019

Sanhedrin – The Poisoner While there are countless bands out there who seek by divination to discover the sacred flame…
Album Review: GATECREEPER – Deserted
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Album Review: GATECREEPER – Deserted

Gatecreeper is a force to be reckoned with. After releasing the oppressively heavy debut, Sonoran Depravation in 2016 and endless…
Album Review: TOXIC HOLOCAUST – Primal Future: 2019
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Album Review: TOXIC HOLOCAUST – Primal Future: 2019

Joel Grind is a Metal lifer if there ever was one. With a rebellious innately predatory sense for expression through…
Interview: Nico Elgstrand of ENTOMBED A.D.
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Interview: Nico Elgstrand of ENTOMBED A.D.

The new album, Bowels of Earth, from Entombed A.D. is absolutely crushing. It is seriously one of those albums that…
Album Review: YEAR OF THE GOAT – Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis
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Album Review: YEAR OF THE GOAT – Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis

Heavy music has been a mainstay in culture for some five decades now. Though popularity has fluctuated with inherent ups…
Album Review: IMPERIUM DEKADENZ – When We Are Forgotten
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Album Review: IMPERIUM DEKADENZ – When We Are Forgotten

The definition of communication is the imparting or exchanging of information or news. There are obviously myriad ways in which…
Album Review: INFINITY SHRED – Forever, A Fast Life
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Album Review: INFINITY SHRED – Forever, A Fast Life

Some have posited that existence is merely a simulation.  Perhaps somewhere in deep space, large-eyed grey aliens are gathered around…
Album Review: DESTRUCTION – Born to Perish
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Album Review: DESTRUCTION – Born to Perish

Deutschland is the fabled breeding ground for some of the most prolific artists in music history. From the symphonic bombast…
Album Review: TOTAL HATE – Throne Behind A Black Veil
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Album Review: TOTAL HATE – Throne Behind A Black Veil

Black Metal has roots deeply burrowed in the catacombs of the history of musical evolution.  Some 200 years ago, Europeans…
Interview: Oliver Berlin of FINSTERFORST
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Interview: Oliver Berlin of FINSTERFORST

Finsterforst is an epic band from Schwarzwald, Baden-Württembeg, Germany.  Over the course of four full-length releases, the band has decidedly…
Album Review: BLOODY HAMMERS – The Summoning
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Album Review: BLOODY HAMMERS – The Summoning

A shadow descends over the winding landscape beneath the dominating mountains as a solitary, bloated cloud boldly makes its way…
Album Review: MEMORIAM – Requiem for Mankind
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Album Review: MEMORIAM – Requiem for Mankind

Albert Einstein once said, “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV…
Album Review: ITHEIST – Itheist
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Album Review: ITHEIST – Itheist

It seems the lines between Black and Death Metal have blurred yet again. To call Itheist a Blackened Death Metal…
Album Review: VULTURE – Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves
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Album Review: VULTURE – Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves

Like a nuclear reactor explosion – shamelessly watching HBO’s Chernobyl has crept into my subconscious – Vulture‘s new full-length erupts…
Interview: Alex Hellid of ENTOMBED
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Interview: Alex Hellid of ENTOMBED

ENTOMBED. When people think of Swedish Death Metal, they are the first and foremost band that comes to mind. They…
Album Review: DEATH ANGEL – Humanicide
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Album Review: DEATH ANGEL – Humanicide

Kirk Hammett. Gary Holt. Chuck Billy. With names such as the above proliferating the scene, one would be hard-pressed to…
Album Review: LVCIFYRE – Sacrament
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Album Review: LVCIFYRE – Sacrament

At some point, every Metal fan has come to the precipice where the band just discovered is the real deal,…
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