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Peter Morsellino is an aspiring writer, editor, and musician. Based in sunny Upstate NY, Peter busies himself writing his thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of Heavy Metal, and as Associate Editor of the Tales to Terrify Podcast. Learn more about Pete and his various projects on Twitter @PMorsellino.

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Review: Marche Funebre “Einderlicht” [BadMoodMan Music / Hypnotic Dirge Records]

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Mixing elements like ingredients in an alchemical brew, Marche Funebre bring us a unique sound that bridges genres and emotions. A cinematic experience, Einderlicht expertly uses each of ...
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Review: Lethian Dreams “A Shadow of Memories”

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Ethereal and full of beauty, Lethian Dreams returns with their fourth release to flip expectations on their head. A surreal mix of dreamy atmosphere and tense melancholic fog, ...
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Review: Ivan “Silver Screens” [Solitude Productions]

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Toying with conceptions of reality, Silver Screens comes to us from Ivan with a mind bending take on the doom genre. That is to say “doom.” This one ...
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Review: Hellripper “The Affair Of The Poisons” [Peaceville Records]

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From the Highlands of Scotland comes Hellripper with a searing take on the early black/speed metal of yesteryear. Embodying the lo-fi production and fretboard gymnastics of that early ...
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Review: False Gods “No Symmetry… Only Disillusion” [Seeing Red Records]

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On No Symmetry… Only Dissolution, New York’s False Gods come out of the gate burning hot and refuse to let up until they are finished. A high energy ...
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Review: Elusive God “The Darkest Flame” [Solitude Productions]

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Croatian doom troupe, Elusive God, present their take on a very traditional sound with their EP, The Darkest Flame. A retro tinged romp through the dark reaches of ...
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Review: Decembre Noir “The Renaissance Of Hope” [Lifeforce Records]

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With an epic feel and spacious atmosphere, Decembre Noir craft a unique sound with their newest release, The Renaissance of Hope. Emotional depth and heavy grooves mingle together ...
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Review: Cynabare Urne “Obsidian Daggers and Cinnabar Skulls” [Helter Skelter / Regain]

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With an exciting take on the blackened death metal genre, Finland’s Cynabare Urne hit the mark on their latest release. As raw and aggressive a release as there ...
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Review: Brave The Cold “Scarcity” [Mission Two Entertainment]

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Brave the Cold produce some high energy metallic chaos on Scarcity. Mixing modern aggression with a classic thrash metal groove, Brave the Cold craft something uniquely it’s own. ...
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Review: Motörhead “Ace of Spades” 40th Anniversary Box Set [BMG]

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What more can be said about the heavy ass blues punk of Motorhead? It’s a classic sound, fully entwined in the fabric of metal music. Ace of Spades ...
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Review: Athon “Athon” [Argonauta Records]

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Italy’s Athon impress with a stunning debut of their take on the stoner doom genre. Right out of the gate, you can tell this band is up to ...
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Review: WITCHRIDER “Electrical Storm” [Fuzzorama Records]

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Combining a classic desert rock sound with alternative and post grunge influences, Witchrider wave their flag high. These guys are the future of the desert rock genre, ready ...
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Review: SUBTERRAEN “Rotten Human Kingdom” [Transcending Obscurity Records]

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From the opening minutes of Rotten Human Kingdom, Subterraen hook listeners with their unique brand of depressive psychedelia. A hypnotic blend of crunch and atmosphere fills the air, ...
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Review: Psychosomatic “The Invisble Prison” [Nefarious Industries]

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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: Necrot “Mortal” [Tankcrimes]

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Oakland California’s Necrot returns with a powerful monument to brutality in Mortal. A blisteringly violent death metal album as ever there was one, Necrot takes the genre to ...
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Review: MOS GENERATOR / DI’AUL ‘SPLIT’ [Argonauta Records]

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Two bands with strongly complimentary sounds come together in a rock hard split EP that promises to delight listeners with its vintage feel and heavy grooves. Mos Generator ...
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Review: Miasmal Sabbath “Ominous Radiance” [Unholy Prophecies]

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With a very interesting sound combining elements of death/doom, black metal and old school hardcore, Miasmal Sabbath deliver one of the more unique sounding records of the year. ...
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Review: EYES “Underperformer”

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Denmark’s Eyes unveil themselves to the world with a furious and passionate debut. Gut churning riffs and chaotic cries of anguish and rage fuel the powerhouse album that ...
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Review: Expander “Neuropunk Boostergang” [Profound Lore Records]

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Combining a swirling psychedelia with very danceable grooves, Austin Texas’ Expander unleashes a wild torrent of metallic punk rock that sets it apart from just about anyone on ...
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Evaporates Sores “Ulcerous Dimensions” [Sentient Ruin Laboratories]

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The heavy electronic noise sludge doom death metal of Evaporated Sores may be the most vile thing I’ve heard all year. It’s violent and a little bit gross. ...
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