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At the Gates – At War with Reality

“I can only speak for myself when I say that we probably won’t do extensive touring and definitely not another record. I mean, it would be pointless to follow up “Slaughter of the Soul” which was made 12 years ago. We have all changed as persons and musicians since then.” – Anders Björler in an [...]

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Battle of the Bands: Loudness – The Sun Will Rise Again VS Anthem – Absolute World

The history of Heavy Metal would no doubt be incomplete without mention of these two long-running Trad acts. Eternally locked in a battle for supremacy, relentlessly fighting for the title of Japan’s number one Trad act; Anthem’s focus on grooving melodies contradicting Loudness’ more straight-forward emphasis on tight and aggressive compositions. Both released their magnum [...]

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Shit Shade #7 – Skull and Bones – Earth’s Secret History

I’d apologise once again for the lateness in this article, but I’d feel like a broken record. So “fuck you, I’ve been busy” combined with a healthy dollop of “oh shit, am I really going to try and give this a serious review?” No. No I am not. I cannot take seriously any album I’ve [...]

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Striker – City of Gold – Review

Whenever you encounter a so called veteran in the metal scene, chances are he / she dropped reference to a period known as the ‘good ol’ days’. This period in history oft referred to by these veterans was the glorious 80′s when metal was in it’s purest form without too many sub genres to cause [...]

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The Algorithm – Octopus4 – Review

When I first stumbled into The Algorithm I thought I’d walked into the wrong venue. Still only with an EP to their name, the solo project of this mad Frenchman found himself crossing the channel to demonstrate a performance unlike any I’ve ever witnessed. Hundreds of eager djent fans bustling into a crowded venue only [...]


 
 

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At the Gates – At War with Reality

Posted  November 6, 2014  by  Thomas Bawden

“I can only speak for myself when I say that we probably won’t do extensive touring and definitely not another record. I mean, it would be pointless to follow up “Slaughter of the Soul” which was made 12 years ago. We have all changed as persons and musicians since then.” – Anders Björler in an [...]

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Battle of the Bands: Loudness – The Sun Will Rise Again VS Anthem – Absolute World

Posted  November 2, 2014  by  Thomas Bawden

The history of Heavy Metal would no doubt be incomplete without mention of these two long-running Trad acts. Eternally locked in a battle for supremacy, relentlessly fighting for the title of Japan’s number one Trad act; Anthem’s focus on grooving melodies contradicting Loudness’ more straight-forward emphasis on tight and aggressive compositions. Both released their magnum [...]

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Shit Shade #7 – Skull and Bones – Earth’s Secret History

Posted  October 25, 2014  by  Thomas Bawden

I’d apologise once again for the lateness in this article, but I’d feel like a broken record. So “fuck you, I’ve been busy” combined with a healthy dollop of “oh shit, am I really going to try and give this a serious review?” No. No I am not. I cannot take seriously any album I’ve [...]

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Striker – City of Gold – Review

Posted  October 5, 2014  by  Shrivatsan Ragavan

Whenever you encounter a so called veteran in the metal scene, chances are he / she dropped reference to a period known as the ‘good ol’ days’. This period in history oft referred to by these veterans was the glorious 80′s when metal was in it’s purest form without too many sub genres to cause [...]

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The Algorithm – Octopus4 – Review

Posted  August 28, 2014  by  Thomas Bawden

When I first stumbled into The Algorithm I thought I’d walked into the wrong venue. Still only with an EP to their name, the solo project of this mad Frenchman found himself crossing the channel to demonstrate a performance unlike any I’ve ever witnessed. Hundreds of eager djent fans bustling into a crowded venue only [...]

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