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Bloodshot Dawn – Demons

Yes! All hail the glorious return of one of the finest acts to debut in 2012; shaking up the metal world in the years since with their blend of hard hitting death metal, never compromising for the melodies and delivering more than a tinge of thrash in the process. It was a breath of fresh [...]

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Anaal Nathrakh – Desideratum – Review

If there was ever a competition for selecting music best suited as theme for a global apocalypse, British duo Anaal Nathrakh would surely be a top contender. Irrumator and V.I.T.R.I.O.L. have been creating some of the most abrasive music known to mankind since the turn of the century and this year they are back with [...]

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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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Bloodshot Dawn – Demons

Posted  December 12, 2014  by  Thomas Bawden

Yes! All hail the glorious return of one of the finest acts to debut in 2012; shaking up the metal world in the years since with their blend of hard hitting death metal, never compromising for the melodies and delivering more than a tinge of thrash in the process. It was a breath of fresh [...]

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Anaal Nathrakh – Desideratum – Review

Posted  December 9, 2014  by  Shrivatsan Ragavan

If there was ever a competition for selecting music best suited as theme for a global apocalypse, British duo Anaal Nathrakh would surely be a top contender. Irrumator and V.I.T.R.I.O.L. have been creating some of the most abrasive music known to mankind since the turn of the century and this year they are back with [...]

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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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