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WEST OF HELL, “SPIRAL EMPIRE” ALBUM REVIEW!

Although the seeds for West of Hell were sewn in 2002, it isn’t until now that their first album – the cross-genre, metal legacy focused Spiral Empire – is finding its way to the masses. Along the way the band has relocated from their home in West Auckland, New Zealand, to Vancouver, British Columbia; found the perfect vocalist, the mighty

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THE MELVINS LITE, “FREAK PUKE” ALBUM REVIEW!

The “Lite” in The Melvins Lite is a loaded word. The classic band is abbreviated on Freak Puke; it is stripped back to a trio with Buzz Osborne on guitar, Dale Crover on drums, and Trevor Dunn on upright bass. Accompanying this new line-up is a uniquely experimental – dare I say mellower – approach. Dunn’s bass playing gives the

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