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Irdorath: “The Final Sin” Album Review

When most people think of blackthrash, they think of black metal inspired thrash, but in the case of Irdorath, it’s the other way around. The band’s fifth album, The Final Sin, continues to push toward the black metal side of things while keeping those elements of thrash that make this band so uniqu. They top this off with better production

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Testament: “Titans Of Creation” Album Review

You don’t earn a spot as one of The Big Four of thrash metal without showing a significant amount of muscle. Testament continue to flex more than 25 years into a storied career with Titans of Creation, one hell of a strong release. The follow-up to Brotherhood of the Snake, Titans of Creation comes on the heels of the bands

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Spreading The Disease: Cabin Fever Is Here

Cabin fever is officially here. And I am fucking tired of being alone. Tired of being tired of being alone. FML. With much of the world on lockdown due to coronavirus, the walls of my lonely apartment feel like they are closing in on me. It doesn’t help that the TV and radio are blaring ominous reports that may (or

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Spreading The Disease: The World Changed With COVID-19

Over the last 10 days, the world changed. What we knew as being humans – communicating, shaking hands, hugging – has become taboo. Venues are empty, festivals are cancelled, restaurants and bars are closed, and my fellow Earthlings are bracing for the imminent economic impacts of a global shutdown. And all due to a flu-like virus with a name that

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We’re Going To Vegas, Baby … Psycho Las Vegas

We’re going to Vegas, baby! Yes, you read that correctly. We are headed to this year’s Psycho Las Vegas, and we couldn’t be more excited. While Jason Carlson won’t be attending, Managing Editor Jamie Lee and his trusty sidekick Vic will. And Las Vegas may never be the same. So what are we excited to see? Oh, you know, seeing

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Nefariant: “Nefariant” EP Review

Loyal SkullsNBones readers surely recognize Jason Lekberg’s name. He is one of the founders of the site and frontman for the now-defunct IKILLYA, admittadly one of the SnB staff’s favorite underground acts. After a few years searching for his next musical venture following the dissolution of his band, Lekberg is back with Nefariant. Featuring former IKILLYA bandmates Rob Broderick (bass) and

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Exodus, The Faceless Added To Lineup

Just over one week, and we will be boarding the Independence of the Seas with 2,998 other metalheads and 60 bands for a mindblowing, four-day journey to Cozumel, Mexico, and back on the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise. While there are quite a few bands yet to be announced, the excitement is palpable. It is vacation, of course, and Photo

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Incantation, Havok Announced!

For those keeping score at home, the silence from the 70,000 Tons of Metal has been deafening, even to these metalhead ears. November 17 marked the 34th and final announcement before a dry spell that left many wondering if the annual cruise would get to its reported 60 acts. Just in time for Christmas, the wait is over. The 70,000

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Cattle Decapitation, Atheist Added To Lineup

We couldn’t contain our excitement when Cattle Decapitation was announced for the tenth anniversary 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise. Their two performances out of the 160 on the cruise are not to be missed. With less than two months until the Independence of the Seas departs from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for Cozumel, Mexico, to say we are stoked is an

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Devin Townsend, Soen, Aborted Added To Lineup

The tenth anniversary 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise is revealing what could be the best lineup the floating metal fest has ever produced. If you have any doubts, look no further than heavy hitters like Devin Townsend, At the Gates, Soen, Emperor, and Aborted (plus many more). Admittedly, these scorecard posts have been a little off of our normal rhythm,

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Nefariant: “Nefariant” EP Review

Loyal SkullsNBones readers surely recognize Jason Lekberg’s name. He is one of the founders of the site and frontman for the now-defunct IKILLYA, admittadly one of