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Senses Fail: Pull The Thorns From Your Heart

The latest Senses Fail album is a journey from the heart of darkness to the heart of the sunrise.

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Old Wounds - ‘The Suffering Spirit’ (album stream) (premiere)

The young New Jersey hardcore band make a significant creative leap on their scorching new album.

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Blood and Thunder: KEN Mode’s Stab at ‘Success’

KEN Mode's latest album is surprising people, but it should have been expected all along.

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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.

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14 Oct 2014 // 2:01 AM

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.

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8 Oct 2014 // 11:30 AM

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.

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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.

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10 Jun 2013 // 11:02 PM

The Ocean: Pelagial

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

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4 Apr 2013 // 11:02 PM

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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25 Sep 2011 // 10:00 PM

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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Unearth: Darkness in the Light

The rest of modern metal would do well to heed this latest clinic by Unearth on the lost art of consistency.

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Innerpartysystem: Never Be Content

Innerpartysystem is the perfect artist for Red Bull's music division.

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4 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Norma Jean: Meridional

After four albums of not being able to pick a style, Norma Jean settle for using a little bit of everything, and it works surprisingly well.

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Haste the Day: Attack of the Wolf King

The Indiana metalcore quintet is still going strong despite losing more members. But they're starting to lose their core sound as well.

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15 Jul 2010 // 10:00 PM

Parkway Drive: Deep Blue

The Australian group is still flying high on their third album, but it falls far short of their previous success.

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8 Jul 2010 // 10:53 AM

Eyes Set to Kill: Broken Frames

Led by the Rodriguez sisters and a new screamer, Eyes Set to Kill has hit its stride once again with Broken Frames.

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Heaven Shall Burn: Invictus (Iconoclast III)

With one of the most intelligent, well-composed albums released in the past decade, Heaven Shall Burn set a new standard of greatness in the metal scene worldwide.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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