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Sepultura – Quadra Album Review

Album: Quadra Artist: Sepultura Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Groove Metal, Progressive Metal Label: Nuclear Blast Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Sepultura, the thrash metal legends from Brazil, have a long history behind them. Right from the get-go, the band was playing dirty death metal on Morbid Visions in 1986 and gradually transferred to thrash peaking on 1989’s… Continue reading Sepultura – Quadra Album Review

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Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

Album: There is No Year Artist: Algiers Genre: Rock Sub-Genres: Post Punk Label: Matador Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: In the sea of modern post punk bands that draw their sound from the 70s and 80s, Algiers have always stood out. From the large amount of electronics and other instruments the band used to the industrial… Continue reading Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

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Sunn O))) – Pyroclasts Album Review

Album: Pyroclasts Artist: Sunn O))) Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Drone Metal Label: Southern Lord Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Stephen O’Malley has been a part of some of the most exciting drone metal of the last 20 years. Whether its being a more traditional student of Earth’s drone metal on Sunn O))), treading dark ambient territory with… Continue reading Sunn O))) – Pyroclasts Album Review

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Poppy – I Disagree/Concrete Singles Review

Single: I Disagree/Concrete Artist: Poppy Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Alternative Metal Label: Sumerian Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Poppy dabbled with metal on a few tracks before, but none were quite as dominantly metal as these two singles. “I Disagree” starts off with Poppy talking intimately over hushed syncopated industrial beats not unlike Jonathan Davis likes to… Continue reading Poppy – I Disagree/Concrete Singles Review

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In Mourning – Garden of Storms Album Review

Album: Garden of Storms Artist: In Mourning Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Progressive Death Metal Label: Agonia Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Progressive metal has been around for over 30 years, yet this decade has been sorely lacking in well established soon-to-be classics of the genre. Because of this, there has also been a lack of change in… Continue reading In Mourning – Garden of Storms Album Review

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Mayhem – Of Worms and Ruins Single Review

Single: Of Worms and Ruins Artist: Mayhem Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Black Metal Label: Century Media Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Mayhem, the Norwegian black metal band that is as interesting to read about as they are to listen to, are releasing a new album soon and have released two singles in promotion. This one, “Of Worms… Continue reading Mayhem – Of Worms and Ruins Single Review

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Alcest – Sapphire Review

Album: Sapphire Artist: Alcest Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Black Metal, Shoegaze Label: Nuclear Blast Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: Blackgaze pioneers Alcest from France are returning with a new album scheduled for release on October 25th. The first single released in promotion of the album was “Protection”, a song that continued the sound Alcest explored on their last… Continue reading Alcest – Sapphire Review