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Wednesday, October 15 2014

The Acacia Strain: Coma Witch

Coma Witch is a bracing, unapologetic, mesmerizing album. And it could very well be easily one of the best metal albums of the year.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

Texas in July: Bloodwork

Texas in July is so lifeless that not even the transfusion of a whole new line-up can revive this corpse.


Wednesday, October 8 2014

Exotype: Exotype

Exotype is a prototype for what can be done with metalcore, and, in terms of mindless sheer enjoyment, this LP does deliver the goods.


Sunday, June 30 2013

The Black Dhalia Murder: Into the Everblack

The remarkable quality of the sounds coming out of these disparate personalities is so cleanly divided that each song seems to benefit from the sonic quality of two entirely different lead singers as opposed to the reality of one, who is obviously possessed.


Monday, June 10 2013

The Ocean: Pelagial

The Ocean journey to the depths of their namesake, and return with one of this year's best albums.


Thursday, April 4 2013

Neaera: Ours Is the Storm

The German upstarts give one of their finest performances to date as they continue to surpass most of their older, more experienced contemporaries.


Thursday, February 9 2012

Five Finger Death Punch: American Capitalist

The most popular metal band in America makes the most unnecessary blunders to spoil what is otherwise a pretty good third album.


Tuesday, October 25 2011

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster: IV

Amid a return to their highly-favored early sound, the Southern metalcore group has decided to expand their vocal styles as well. These two things together will leave you feeling somewhat perplexed.


Thursday, October 13 2011

Falling in Reverse: The Drug in Me Is You

After returning from two years of incarceration, scene bad boy Ronnie Radke is back in action in the form of his new post-hardcore outfit Falling in Reverse. One thing is clear – he’s pissed.


Sunday, September 25 2011

Oh, Sleeper: Children of Fire

Children of Fire shows that Oh, Sleeper, like the majority of Christian metal bands, can do well even when they're for the most part sticking to the trappings of metalcore.


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Innerpartysystem: Never Be Content (Capsule Reviews) [30.Mar.11]
Norma Jean: Meridional (Reviews) [4.Aug.10]
Parkway Drive: Deep Blue (Reviews) [15.Jul.10]
Eyes Set to Kill: Broken Frames (Capsule Reviews) [8.Jul.10]
Woe of Tyrants: Threnody (Reviews) [2.Jun.10]
Bullet for My Valentine: Fever (Reviews) [12.May.10]
Mutiny Within: Mutiny Within (Reviews) [29.Mar.10]
Lye By Mistake: Fea Jur (Capsule Reviews) [3.Dec.09]
The Red Chord: Fed Through the Teeth Machine (Capsule Reviews) [18.Nov.09]
Innerpartysystem: The Download EP (Capsule Reviews) [15.Jan.08]
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