Death/Black Metal

Hellcrawler: Wasteland

August 14, 2011
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Hellcrawler: Wasteland

I have to admit that writing for this site over the last two years as made me quite cynical and it takes a lot in music to make me sit up and take notice. It’s very easy to fall into the trap of becoming a harsh reviewer because so much of the music sounds...

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DESIDERIA: END THE CURSE

August 13, 2011
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DESIDERIA: END THE CURSE

7 members consisting of 2 vocalists, 2 guitars, bass, keyboards, drums – some are related, some growl, some scream, some riff, some pound, most are melodic, some are vicious: but they all have one thing in common – a love for gothic laced metal that is layered in cascades of different sounds and influences....

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Deadend In Venice: See You on the Ground

August 11, 2011
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Deadend In Venice: See You on the Ground

Having only been around since 2008 SEE YOU ON THE GROUND is the debut album of the German melodic death metallers: DEADEND IN VENICE. From material I read on the band they set out to go back to a time of real melody in death metal. This was to be accomplished with the clean...

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Death Strike: Fuckin’ Death

August 4, 2011
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Death Strike: Fuckin’ Death

If you’re anything like me when it comes to music, you want to find out where genres came from and how the music has evolved to what we listen to today. Some people would be content doing that with Wiki, but for me, I need to hear those roots and understand how artists have...

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Whitehorse: Progression

August 2, 2011
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Whitehorse: Progression

Sometimes when you listen to a record for the first time you have some initial reactions that you just don’t know how to put into words. By the time you have listened to it 3 or 4 times you reach your goal and become able to articulate what the music meant to you and...

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Turbid North: Orogeny

August 1, 2011
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Turbid North: Orogeny

If you put hard rock, metal riffs, and spandex into a blender what pops out? Glam! Let’s say you take death metal, a symphony, and some black metal vocals; what do you get? Symphonic death metal! So now we are going to put death, doom, extreme, sludge, speed, thrash, intense, power, groove, black, stoner,...

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Album Review: Intensus

August 1, 2011
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Album Review: Intensus

Intense is a concept or brain child of the multi-instrumental talent ELI LITWIN. LITWIN had an idea in mind to create free flowing improvised metal. To achieve this he started by recording his improvised drum work and began to work on the guitar tracks around that original drum tracks. The guitar tracks were often...

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Dischord: Casualties of War

July 29, 2011
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Dischord: Casualties of War

I’m a pretty lucky guy when I look at the grand scheme of things. Not only do I have a fairly successful blog that lets me write about metal from all over the world, but I happen to live in a fairly rural setting that just happens to be surrounded by some of the...

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Pestilence: Doctrine

July 27, 2011
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Pestilence: Doctrine

Running a heavy metal website that focuses on all sub-genres apparently comes with certain expectations of fans in each of these genres. For instance glam fans expect me to be able to tell you how many girls TOMMY LEE banged in the “Motley House,” or thrash fans want me to be able to tell...

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Own Worst Enemy
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GREY SKIES FALLEN

I will be quite honest when I say I have never heard of Grey Skies Fallen, but when I heard thei...


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