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Suicidal Tendencies - STill Cyco - Cover

Album Review: Suicidal Tendencies, “STill Cyco Punk After All These Years”

Suicidal Tendencies have carved their legacy by doing their own thing. Led by Mike Muir, they have become synonymous with Venice Beach and skate punk music, at least initially. Even today, they still maintain similarities to their earlier work. STill Cyco Punk After All These Years is a re-imagined piece of work which first came out in 1995. A solo

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Exocrine - Molten Giant - Album Cover

Album Review: Exocrine, “Molten Giant”

Hailing from Bordeaux, France, Exocrine will make their Unique Leader Records debut on August 17. Formed in 2013, the band brings atmospheric elements to their tech-death inspired music. The album, entitled Molten Giant, contains eight blistering tracks that push the envelope and propel its own path to domination. Molten Giant‘s first single, “Hayato,” gives the metal audience a taste of what these

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Black Fast: “Spectre of Ruin” Album Review

Black Fast have quickly become a favorite for metalheads in the few years since their debut, Starving out the Light, in 2013. Spectre of Ruin, their newest album, should put the last nail in the coffin, proving they have the musicianship for longevity. This new effort continues on their sonic foundation of creating music that is brutal and well thought

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Exocrine - Molten Giant - Album Cover

Album Review: Exocrine, “Molten Giant”

Hailing from Bordeaux, France, Exocrine will make their Unique Leader Records debut on August 17. Formed in 2013, the band brings atmospheric elements to their tech-death inspired