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Review: AZUSA “Loop of Yesterdays” [Indie Recordings]

Witness the birth of DreamGrind. Mixing ethereal beauty with harmonic dissonance, Azusa explore new sonic ground with their sophomore release, Loop of Yesterdays. An auditory hallucination that spans ...
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Review: Downcross “Current Towards End” [Cavum Atrum Rex]

With four scabrous black metal cuts cocooned into this searing EP, Downcross are as ever in no mood to play games. The Minsk men generated plenty of interest ...
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Review: Voices Of Ruin “Path To Immortality” [M-Theory Audio]

From Anaheim California comes Voices of Ruin, with possibly the most rock solid album that I’ve heard in a very long time. Path to Immortality is start to ...
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Review: MELTDOWN “Deadringer” [Rambo Music / Fifth Island Music AB / Sony Entertainment AB]

This is a nice catchy and energetic melodic death metal album. OK, so maybe some of you might find this too poppy and too generic, but if you ...
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Review: Sacred Sin “Born Suffer Die” [Lusitanian Music]

Portugal’s Sacred Sin returns with three furious death metal tracks. Born Suffer Die provides a small taste of the capabilities of the group, including the return of the ...
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Review: Wolfheart “Wolves Of Karelia” [Napalm Records]

In 2012 multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Tuomas Saukkonen closed all his numerous music projects to focus only on the single one. Then Wolfheart was born, a “Winter Metal” ...
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Review: My Dying Bride “The Ghost Of Orion” [Nuclear Blast Records]

“Beast broken by time… “ Along Paradise Lost and Anathema, My Dying Bride stands as a monolith in the UK doom metal triumvirate in the early nineties paving ...
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Review: SUUM “Cryptomass” [Seeing Red Records]

Fuzz is one of the earliest forms of artificially created distortion to be used on the guitar. Over the years the sound has changed drastically in many ways, ...
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Review: SLAUGHTER MESSIAH “Cursed To The Pyre” [High Roller Records]

It is an interesting task to attempt to recreate the past while reaching forward. Really it is the main objective of almost the entire stoner doom genre. But ...
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Review: Vaar “As Dusk Fell”

Emerging from the dark woods of Washington comes Vaar and their short, but sweet 15-minute EP, aptly titled As Dusk Fell. With only 3 tracks, Vaar offers two ...
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Review: Neaera “Neaera” [Metal Blade Records]

While often frowned upon by Death Metal purists, you have to admit that the Melodic Death Metal scene has bestowed some amazing material on us. After a seven ...
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Review: Funeral Cult “Possession Done” [Lusitanian Music]

Funeral Cult return after a too-long forced hiatus to torture our souls with new EP, Possession Done. While not much (certainly not enough), these three tracks come with ...
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Review: ELDEN “Nostromo” [Fuzzorama Records]

Some sounds simply never grow old. With a seventies powerhouse sound flush with modern energy, Nostromo firmly plants Elden into this category. The sophomore outing from the Swedish ...
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