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Review: Mynskh “Chapter 01: Obliterating Perfection” [Atmaah Records]

The Austrian band Mynskh, based in Vienna this year has decided to re-record the album “Chapter 01: Obliterating Perfection” with remastered sound and newly recorded bass-guitar parts. Three ...
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Review: Heathen “Empire Of The Blind” [Nuclear Blast Records]

There is an old horror movie “Sometimes They Come Back”, based on the short story of Stephen King. This name is quite matching for some bands, which are ...
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Classic Review: Metallica “Ride the Lightning” [Megaforce Records]

A more polished production work and a renewed sound characterized Metallica‘s sound in their sophomore effort. While certain influences from the NWOBHM are still present in this release, ...
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Review: Raven “Metal City” [Steamhammer/SPV]

Unlike Judas Priest and Iron Maiden, Raven are not quite considered as Heavy Metal and NWOBHM icons, though there were all conditions for it: Raven was formed more ...
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Review: Dkharmakhaoz ”Proclamation ov the Black Suns” [Iron Bonehead Productions]

You probably don’t want to get served up with Dkharmakhaoz in any Spelling Bee challenges but that’s about the only thing not to like about these bristling black ...
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Review: Goatvulva ”Goatvulva” [Werewolf Records]

With a name like Goatvulva you know you’re in for a bumpy ride probably with excessive spillages throughout the journey. And so it proves as Goatvulva spread their ...
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Review: Ihsahn ”Pharos” [Candlelight Records]

Across the past three deacdes Ihsahn has metamorphosised from the ungodly leader of one Black Metal’s leading lights into an irrepressible solo singer whose current body of work ...
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Review: Psychosomatic “The Invisble Prison” [Nefarious Industries]

A crossover thrash attack like no other assaults your senses on the Invisible Prison, the latest venture from Sacramento veterans Psychosomatic. With all of the thrills and frills ...
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Review: Napalm Death “Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism” [Century Media Records]

There are not many bands who sound as vital and incendiary as Napalm Death do, especially for a band who are forty years into their career. In fact ...
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Classic Review: Black Shepherd “Immortal Aggression” [Punk Etc.]

Released under the Punk Etc discographic seal, Black Shepherd‘s debut and only album surpassed the thrash metal concept by far. It is more a straightforward first wave black ...
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Classic Review: Airwolf “Victory Bells” [Rockport Records]

Trends during the mid/late 80s were clear for the metal bands’ musical direction. Either they were focused on the ways of extreme metal or, instead, they gave a ...
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Classic review: Yngwie Malmsteen “Odyssey” [Polydor]

“Trilogy” represented a watershed for the Swedish guitar hero’s songwriting style. Malmsteen bet for a more song-oriented formula while his compositions became more melodic, somehow glammy and cheesy ...
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Review: Kosmogonia “Enthrone the Gods” [Cronus Productions]

The Greek band Kosmogonia this summer has presented the first full-length album “Enthrone the Gods” (earlier the band had released some demos for promo purposes) through independent label ...
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