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Swallow the Sun - Live in Boston 2019 - By Mark Guy

Swallow The Sun Live Photos From Royale In Boston, MA

Friends who follow our site know we have an affinity for Swallow the Sun. The Finns channel darkness and emotion into vampiric funeral doom and despair never felt so good. Touring North America with Children of Bodom, the band took the stage at Royale in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 17  in support of their most recent release, When a Shadow

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Possessed: “Revelations of Oblivion” Album Review

Like many other thrash/death metal fans, I have been waiting nearly three decades for a new album from San Francisco’s Possessed. When Seven Churches and Beyond the Gates were released, they were mind blowing! They took evil metal to a new level of heavy. Alas, the band broke up after releasing The Eyes of Horror in 1987, but I am

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The Damned Things: “High Crimes” Album Review

Something I find surprising, but has also become a normal occurrence, is bands forming super groups. One such group is The Damned Things, which is made up of Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy), Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy), and newest member Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio). It’s been eight years since their

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Hot And Heavy - May 3

Hot And Heavy: Week Of May 3

Get some new metal this week! Don’t know what to buy? take a look at Hot and Heavy now! Albums Amon Amarth: Berserker (Metal Blade Records) Appalling: Inverted Realm (Redefining Darkness Records) Asomvel: World Shaker (Heavy Psych Sounds) Body Harvest: Parasitic Slavery (Comatose Music) Deiphago: I, The Devil (Hells Headbangers) Disparager: Existential Dread (Independent) Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes: End of Suffering (International Death Cult) Kampfar: Ofidiands

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Watch A Video Recap Of Day Three Of 70,000 Tons Of Metal

It isn’t surprising that a day-and-a-half of metal shows on 70,000 Tons of Metal can be exhausting. Waking up in a tropical location like Labadee, Haiti, is a welcome reprieve, whether you want to lounge on the beach or take an excursion. This year, we opted for the beach where white sand led to crystal clear water while zip lines

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Glutton For Punishment: “The Mutilation Process” Album Review

Sometimes going back in time a bit will reward you handsomely. Last year, Minneapolis based death metal tyrants, Glutton for Punishment, released an album entitled The Mutilation Process. Why this album hasn’t garnered much more critical acclamation is beyond me. Their raw sound lies somewhere between Cannibal Corpse and Broken Hope, with some Origin mixed in for good measure. The

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Hot And Heavy - May 3

Hot And Heavy: Week Of May 3

Get some new metal this week! Don’t know what to buy? take a look at Hot and Heavy now! Albums Amon Amarth: Berserker (Metal Blade Records)