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Review: AXEL RUDI PELL “Sign Of The Times” [Steamhammer / SPV]

I have to admit that I was not a big fan of Axel Rudi Pell’s (ARP) last album “Knights Call” (2018) and therefore a little biased towards checking ...
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Review: Æther Realm “Redneck Vikings From Hell” [Napalm Records]

There are lots of European bands, which play traditionally American music. But there are also some opposite examples: American bands that play quite European Metal. Since 2010 Æther ...
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Review: Witch Taint “Sons of Midwestern Darkness” [Tee Pee Records]

After the yawn-inducing year of 2019, I was looking towards 2020 to deliver more quality albums than its vapid predecessor. Not only has 2020 delivered (so far), but ...
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Review: Ihsahn ”Telemark” [Candlelight Records]

Telemark is the first of two EP’s to be released this year by the incomparable Ihsahn, this opening offering featuring three of his own compositions with a couple ...
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Review: Extinction “The Apocalypse Mark” [Revalve Records]

Now that the world seems to be ending, let’s have some nice apocalyptic thrash metal. This album seems to be all about disaster and apocalyptic things, from its ...
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Review: In Divenire “Servi Della Carne” [Schizzonero Records]

I have always appreciated a band who refuses to be pigeonholed and is willing to push the envelope when developing their own sound. Norway’s Kvelertak, with their blackened ...
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Review: WARBRINGER “Weapons of Tomorrow” [Napalm Records]

I need to give this review a bit of a preface. Warbringer has never really been a thrash act that I jumped at. I’ve always found their brand ...
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Review: The Black Legacy “Black Flower” [Argonauta Records]

Heavy biker Rock’-n’-Roll with some Blues, Southern and Dark Country isn’t solely American music for a long time, just like bikers themselves. Lots of famous and underground bands ...
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Review: Belladonna ”Belladonna” [Mausoleum Records]

Quite possibly the second best Anthrax album ever While it’s certainly obvious that Belladonna is not a direct continuation of Anthrax, this record is probably the closest thing ...
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Review: ASHTAR “Kaikuja” [Eisenwald]

With a harsh blend of Black Metal and Doom twisting itself together into the form of a demonic hell cry, Swiss duo ASHTAR look to set the world ...
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Review: Cirith Ungol “Forever Black” [Metal Blade Records]

People have always considered reunions and comebacks more favorably than long-term farewell tours (is it right, Scorpions?). And it’s not only about that the first ones give hope ...
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Review: ACID MAMMOTH “Under Acid Hoof” [Heavy Psych Sounds]

Athens stoner kings, Acid Mammoth, sow the seeds of their delectable brand of doom with Under Acid Hoof. A quality romp through tripped out atmospheres and heavyweight riffs, ...
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Review: BITTERNESS “Dead World Order” [G.U.C.]

For nearly two decades, Bitterness has been a beacon for the preservation of traditional Thrash Metal around the world. Now, the south German thrash machine does it again ...
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