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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.

Tuesday, July 19 2011

Norther: Circle Regenerated

The loss of Petri Lindroos forever changed Norther, but it did not destroy them, and this is their first step towards re-attaining their former glory.

Sunday, May 22 2011

Scar Symmetry: The Unseen Empire

After only two years and one album with their new singers, Scar Symmetry is once again proving why they are one of the best bands in all of modern metal, and their newest album is all the evidence they'll need.

Sunday, April 3 2011

Children of Bodom: Relentless Reckless Forever

In taking a few steps back in their sound, Children of Bodom has taken twice as many steps forward in the quality of their music.

Tuesday, March 29 2011

Amon Amarth: Surtur Rising

Proof that being the best is a matter of consistency, Amon Amarth's newest album is a gargantuan and fiery monster, in more ways than one.

Sunday, March 27 2011

Mercenary: Metamorphosis

Despite losing half their lineup a year-and-a-half ago, the remaining members of Mercenary are able to retain the band's sound in surprising fashion on their sixth album.

Monday, December 20 2010

The Absence: Enemy Unbound

By keeping the legacy of their influences alive, the Absence have become a titanic metal power in the states.

Sunday, November 21 2010

Wretched: Beyond the Gate

Continuing the growth of the American melodic death metal scene, this young North Carolina quintet succeeds through experimentation and innovation.

Tuesday, November 9 2010

Neaera: Forging the Eclipse

Unsung heroes of Germany's second generation of metal bands, Neaera are once again delivering high-quality, melodic death metal with the most aggression possible.

Thursday, November 4 2010

Aggression Maximized: A Second Look at Neaera’s ‘Armamentarium’

The full effect of this album may not hit you all at once, but when it does, the effect is too stunning to ignore.

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