Articles tagged metal

Hound - “Cold Blooded” (audio) (premiere)

Nothing'll clear the fog of a November morning like some good, rampaging proto-metal.

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We Lost the Sea - “A Gallant Gentleman” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian band needs no words to tell a moving story.

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It Looks Like Most Rock Docs and Feels Like Most Rock Docs—It’s ‘I Am Thor’

He’s a tank that keeps on plowing through the fields in the face of opposing forces, and it’s somehow admirable and inspirational that he hasn’t given up.

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23 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Danzig: Skeletons

This long-awaited covers collection from the venerable vocalist features some surprising (and not-so-surprising) choices.

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Secrets of the Moon - “Hole” (video) (premiere)

Traces of classic gothic music creep into the latest track by the German black metal band.

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Honeymoon Disease - ‘The Transcendence’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Swedish band comes through with a searing new album. 'Scuse the pun.

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17 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Manegarm: Manegarm

The latest in a long line of records from this collective brings us ear-to-ear with many facets of being a Viking warrior. And it is good.

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Trivium: Silence in the Snow

Another solid if workmanlike set from one of heavy metal's greatest crossover successes

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29 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Kylesa: Exhausting Fire

With Laura Pleasants and two live drummers, intentional or not, Kylesa truly have their unique selling point established.

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Hatchet - “Prophet of Delusion” (audio) (premiere)

Cap off your week in style with some great new Bay Area thrash metal.

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Black Breath: Slaves Beyond Death

The Washington band take one giant leap forward on their latest LP and prove that they're one of the best bands of their kind.

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Satan’s Satyrs - “Creepy Teens” (audio) (premiere)

The Virginia band channel their favorite band on this raucous new track.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Satan: Atom By Atom

The reunited British heavy metal act returns for another metal massacre. 'Tis good. 'Tis good.

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Children of Bodom: I Worship Chaos

Having lost one longtime member before hasn't stopped Children of Bodom from dishing up another serving of their unique brand of metal.

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Scorpions: Return to Forever

The German veterans sound remarkably like their classic selves on their new LP.

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Christian Mistress: To Your Death

True to form, Christian Mistress don’t attempt to be everything to everyone, but that hardly makes their virtues of limited appeal.

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He Whose Ox Is Gored - “Zelatype” (audio) (premiere)

The Seattle band contrasts bright and dark to spellbinding effect on their new track.

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Heat Dust - “I Warm My Hands” (audio) (premiere)

Metal meets the darker side of post-punk on this brooding new track by the New Orleans band.

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Locrian: Infinite Dissolution

Locrian can branch out while still laying it on thick. In other words, they can have it both ways.

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Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats: The Night Creeper (take 2)

Uncle Acid only finds pastiche, not new sounds to explore, on The Night Creeper.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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