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Review: Fates Warning “A Pleasant Shade of Gray” [Massacre Records]

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There’s something about the directions Fates Warning took throughout the 90’s that just doesn’t sit well with me. Parallels marked the start of the band’s lightweight period and follow-up Inside ...
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Review: Anthem “Bound to Break” [Nexus]

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Between the mediocre debut and Anthem‘s final record that would feature Eizo Sakamoto for a while, this band would keep getting better and better, as Bound to Break is yet ...
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Video interview with Fuck the Facts

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Interview video with Fuck the Facts – Grindcore legend from Canada! https://www.facebook.com/FuckTheFacts https://www.instagram.com/fckthefacts ...
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Review: Demoniac “So It Goes” [Edged Circle]

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The Chilean thrashers Demoniac have returned this year with a brand new album “So It goes” after three years of silence (apart from the Live record year ago), ...
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Review: Anthem “Gypsy Ways” [Nexus]

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Perhaps Anthem were trying to gain (more) commercial success here, or perhaps they felt like relying more on the vocals than usual, but Gypsy Ways is the oddball in the ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “The House of Atreus – Act II” [T&T Records]

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While David DeFeis’ ambitious perspective was an undeniable force that drove him forward during the 90’s, it would only be a matter of time before this would get ...
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Review: Arch / Matheos “Sympathetic Resonance” [Metal Blade Records]

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Having John Arch back in business is a great thing, it really is – but what happens if his talents aren’t used properly and the orphan gypsy has ...
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Review: Anthem “Tightrope” [Nexus]

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When it comes down to Japanese heavy metal, Loudness are probably the first band you’d think of and while that’s understandable, I’ve always preferred Anthem in terms of ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “Invictus” [T&T Records]

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Sometimes you stumble upon an album that’s enjoyable on its own, but compared to what a band had released before just feels a bit pale, you know? Think ...
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Review: Arch / Matheos “Winter Ethereal” [Metal Blade Records]

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It’s been some years since John Arch and Jim Matheos formed Arch/Matheos and once I’ve heard the two men would come up with a second album, I wasn’t ...
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Review: Anthem “Domestic Booty” [Nexus]

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When band members leave and get replaced, it’s often a question whether the shoes aren’t too big to fill. In Anthem’s case, this wasn’t an issue once vocalist ...
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