Articles tagged metal

Revocation: Great Is Our Sin

Shredding eardrums with the mastery of technical death metal.

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Guns N’ Roses Knock It Out of the Park in San Francisco

The success of this tour is testament to the timeless power of these classic songs and the unique musical chemistry that coalesces when Axl, Slash and Duff share the stage.

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18 Aug 2016 // 2:10 AM

Whitechapel: Mark of the Blade

Mark of the Blade takes the Whitechapel we used to know and tosses it away for something new.

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Darkher - “Moths” (audio) (premiere)

"Moths" starts pitched downwards and slides even further, gothic folk that plunges headlong into doom territory.

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15 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

Myrkur: Mausoleum

Myrkur living in a mausoleum with the Norwegian Girls Choir is the new black.

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Thy Catafalque - “Sirály” (audio) (premiere)

Hear "Sirály", the evocative new track from Thy Catalque's upcoming release.

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14 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

Inter Arma: Paradise Gallows

Typhoon-sized riffs and adventurous song structures define Paradise Gallows, the latest release by Virginia metal outfit Inter Arma.

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Imperium Dekadenz - “Still I Rise” (audio) (premiere)

German duo offers new track from upcoming album Dis Manibvs.

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17 Jun 2016 // 2:30 AM

Gojira: Magma

Magma is a prime example of how Gojira successfully navigate the line between high art and theme park thrill ride.

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Earthless + Harsh Toke: Acid Crusher / Mount Swan

This is psychoactive music for psychoactive times, and neither Earthless nor Harsh Toke falter in their mission to sing the words of the muse.

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The Melvins: Basses Loaded

With nutty titles, booming guitars, and an ex-Nirvana member playing the accordion, Basses Loaded is just business as usual for the Melvins, who continue to deliver.

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Katatonia: The Fall of Hearts

Following a stretch of stripped-down and glum releases, Katatonia hearkens back to its best albums and reinvents them with the dynamic The Fall of Hearts.

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11 Apr 2016 // 2:10 AM

Haxen: Haxen

Providence, Rhode Island grimmers are more set on making "Ceremonial Wounds" than standing on ceremony.

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Graves at Sea: The Curse That Is

Graves at Sea have been around for over a decade and sound like they have spent most of it surviving a prolonged bar fight with the actual sea in their band name.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Ihsahn: Arktis

Ihsahn's sense of adventure is all over the place on Arktis, but fortunately that doesn't prevent the music from unifying into a compelling whole.

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22 Mar 2016 // 1:30 PM

The Body - “Two Snakes” (Singles Going Steady)

Terrifying, brutal, crushing, squalls of dark sound come howling at you, tearing down walls and most semblances of sanity as the simple electro pads do their best to try and keep some semblance of sanity.

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The Body: No One Deserves Happiness

No One Deserves Happiness, is the Body's attempt to make "the grossest pop album of all time". Well, they've certainly shown another bend in their malleable sound.

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21 Mar 2016 // 2:15 AM

Amon Amarth: Jomsviking

Viking kings return for a concept piece that is smart, simple and stays on track. It's classic Amon Amarth and, really, what else could we ask for?

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15 Mar 2016 // 11:06 AM

Architects - “A Match Made in Heaven” (Singles Going Steady)

Architects aren't mincing their words; they are pissed off at the current status quo in international relations, and their lyrics and throbbing hard rock instrumentation portray that frustration well.

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None More Black: Reassessing Black Sabbath’s First Three Albums

The sound Black Sabbath cultivated remains, at once, neither derivative nor capable of duplication.

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

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"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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