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Mourning Sign: “Contra Mundum” Album Review

Contra Mundum in Latin means to defy or oppose everyone else. We all know that is the essence of our beloved metal genre. Mourning Sign are a Swedish progressive death metal outfit that have been around for quite some time. They formed in 1992, and their previous discography includes their debut, Last Chamber; Alienor, 1993’s mini CD; a self-titled album in

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Nekrofilth: “Worm Ritual” Album Review

Nekrofilth have been rather busy in the last five years, the members persuing various side projects since their debut, 2013’s Devil’s Breath. The Ohio metal trio – Zack Ripper, Disgustin Justin and Shaggy – have returned with Worm Ritual. As a companion to the album, a covers EP entitled Love Me Like a Reptile will also be released. With precision and

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Children Of Bodom Create A Frenzy In “Under Grass And Clover” Music Video

Children of Bodom are back and in fine form, if the music video for “Under Grass and Clover” is any indication. The track will be included on their tenth release, Hexed, which will drop on March 8 via Nuclear Blast Records. Children of Bodom frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments, “Under Grass and Clover” is the sound of COB on

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Chicago Open Air - 2019 Announcement

Chicago Open Air Full Announcement Coming December 11

Chicago Open Air will return this fall for a second installment, following a year off between the two events. For those on the metal festival’s e-mail distribution list, the message was cryptic and short. It simply states that the full announcement is coming on Tuesday, December 11. The event will be held May 18 and 19 at Seatgeek Stadium in

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Live Photos: Cannibal Corpse At Durty Nellie’s

Death metal legends Cannibal Corpse are wrapping up a US tour with Hate Eternal and Harm’s Way. The tour made a stop at Durty Nellie’s in Palatine, IL. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen Hate Eternal; and even though I recently saw Cannibal Corpse on 70000 Tons of Metal, I do enjoy them live, so I couldn’t miss

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Rotting Christ Deliver “Fire, God And Fear” Lyric Video

Rotting Christ are back with new blasphemies, starting with “Fire, God And Fear.” The Grecian band have released this as the first single from their forthcoming The Heretics, which will drop February 15 on Season of Mist. It promises to be quite a stellar effort from the death metal legends. Listen to “Fire, God And Fear” below, and buy The

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Demifiend: “Shield Your Eyes In Horror” Album Review

While North Dakota is known for a lot of things, like cold weather and wood chippers, black metal isn’t high on the list.  There are a few bands out there aiming to change that, and Fargo’s Demifiend are in the top echelon of them.  Donning corpse paint and boasting the stage names Agony, Vothraad and Sorrow, this three-piece take the

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Justice For the Damned - No Brother, No Friend

Justice For The Damned Release “No Brother, No Friend” Music Video

So you wake up in a stall in the barn. No big deal, right? Particularly if Justice for the Damned is blasting! So begins the band’s video for “No Brother, No Friend” from their Dragged Through the Dirt album. These Australians have just wrapped the cycle for the album, and they found it no better time to drop a music

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Nekrofilth: “Worm Ritual” Album Review

Nekrofilth have been rather busy in the last five years, the members persuing various side projects since their debut, 2013’s Devil’s Breath. The Ohio metal trio