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Thursday, December 11 2014

Abysmal Dawn: Obsolescence

If you bemoan the fact that the metal genre is getting more and more unlistenable due to groups trying to push beyond music into something else entirely, then this will fit the bill.


Friday, December 5 2014

The Best Metal of 2014

Metal's shining moments in 2014 include a long-awaited reunion, a culmination of a nearly 20-year career, and a sophomore outing that rose to the occasion.


ZOM: Flesh Assimilation

This is pretty damn indispensable listening, and somewhere down below the man with the horns and cape is grinning in wild approval.


Thursday, December 4 2014

Vyc Vypyr: A Hero’s Grave Part One

Is this old school speed metal album entertaining and exciting? Oh hells yes!


Thursday, November 13 2014

Dire Omen: Wrestling the Revelation of Futility

There’s much to like about this group’s sound, direction and weightiness, but the poor production really undercuts the meatiness of their material.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

KMFDM: Our Time Will Come

You have to admit that it’s nice to have KMFDM still making music, even if the band’s relevance at this point is in question.


Sólstafir: Ótta

Sólstafir won't go gentle into that good night.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Obituary: Inked in Blood

On their ninth album, Obituary continue to deliver ash-blackened riffage and unintelligible, swamp-creature squeals straight from the bile sac.


Wednesday, October 22 2014

Judas Priest Puts Farewell Aside

Despite rumblings of a farewell album and tour, the demise of Judas Priest was greatly exaggerated back in 2011.


Inter Arma: The Cavern EP

“The Cavern”, the one 45-minute song that makes up this EP, is truly worthy of the word “epic” and is a welcome addition to the pantheon of metal music.


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Continent: Wasteland EP (Capsule Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
The Acacia Strain: Coma Witch (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Revocation: Deathless (Reviews) [14.Oct.14]
Texas in July: Bloodwork (Reviews) [14.Oct.14]
Metal Gods: The 15 Best Judas Priest Songs (Sound Affects) [16.Jul.14]
Floor: Oblation (Reviews) [12.May.14]
Melt-Banana: Fetch (Reviews) [8.Jan.14]
The Best Metal Albums of 2013 (Features) [27.Dec.13]
The Transcendant Power of Extreme Music (Sound Affects) [3.Oct.13]
Oathbreaker: Eros|Anteros (Reviews) [25.Sep.13]
Ulcerate: Vermis (Reviews) [19.Sep.13]
Windhand: Soma (Reviews) [16.Sep.13]
Watain: The Wild Hunt (Reviews) [6.Sep.13]
Vista Chino: Peace (Reviews) [5.Sep.13]
Exhumed: Necrocracy (Reviews) [22.Aug.13]
Revocation: Revocation (Reviews) [5.Aug.13]
Coffins: The Fleshlands (Reviews) [17.Jul.13]
High on Fire: Spitting Fire (Reviews) [16.Jul.13]
Lantern: Below (Reviews) [15.Jul.13]
Marauder: Elegy of Blood (Reviews) [10.Jul.13]
Lesbian: Forestelevision (Reviews) [9.Jul.13]
Black Sabbath: 13 (Reviews) [13.Jun.13]
Fell Voices: Regnum Saturni (Reviews) [6.Jun.13]
Lost Society: Fast Loud Death (Reviews) [23.May.13]
Shining: One One One (Reviews) [22.May.13]
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