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EP Review: Alastor – Black Magic (Out March 24)

If informative, story-driven EPKs have become the primary method for garnering traction, then let Swedish doom connoisseurs Alastor defy that practice. Little is disclosed about the quartet. “H” and “J” comprise the guitar work, while singer/bassist “R” and drummer “S” keep the back beat. To top it off, Alastor’s mere …

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Album Review: Lorna Shore – Flesh Coffin

New Jersey metal quartet Lorna Shore have returned with their sophomore LP Flesh Coffin. Lorna Shore are known for their unique combination of multiple metal genres ranging from death metal to metalcore. While in their own right paying tribute to these many metal genres, Lorna Shore have created their own …

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Album Review: Suicide Silence – Suicide Silence

An album review for Suicide Silence and their attempt to go clean in their self-titled fifth studio album.   An album review for Suicide Silence and their attempt to go clean in their self-titled fifth studio album. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9l9DS3mKWA   Album Review: Suicide Silence – Suicide Silence Album Review: Suicide Silence …

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Album Review: Persefone – Aathma

Persefone is a progressive metal band that you may not know of, hailing from a country that you’d be hard-pressed to locate on a map. So, why should you care? Well, for those with a proclivity for razor sharp musicianship, masterful progressive songwriting, or crystal clear production, Persefone’s upcoming album, …

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Album Review: Super Snake – Leap of Love

For their debut album Leap of Love, New Jersey hard rockers Super Snake have assembled a rhythmic ride that draws inspiration from many different genres. Super Snake are a talented group of musicians looking to incorporate several different facets of rock into one cohesive project. In Leap of Love, the band is certainly …

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Album Review: Steven J. Vertun – Ghost, Shadow and Sun

The musical journey of singer-songwriter Steven J. Vertun is a fine one to behold. As a 5-year-old, Vertun’s behavioral difficulties had his parents strapped for solutions. Eventually, an accordion proved to be—among all descriptors—instrumental. While it did little in providing Vertun tranquility, it ultimately fostered a musical proclivity that transitioned …

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EP Review – Griffin Oskar

Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based Griffin Oskar released his debut EP, Hostage. A Portland transplant, Oskar was discovered and signed to his current label after a remix of one of his demos went viral—as in, it accumulated more than 6 million Soundcloud and 7.2 million Spotify plays. Fans of the …

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Album Review: Galactic Empire – Galactic Empire

Star Wars + Metal = Galactic Empire.  Metal covers of the Star Wars Soundtrack! Star Wars + Metal = Galactic Empire.  Metal covers of the Star Wars Soundtrack! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi21e0UnbX0 Album Review: Galactic Empire – Galactic Empire Album Review: Galactic Empire – Galactic Empire 2017-02-10 Luke Spencer Compositions Brekaing Ground Engagement …

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