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West Of Hell: “Blood Of The Infidel” Album Review

West of Hell formed in the mid-2000s in West Auckland, New Zealand, and but they eventually made their way to Vancouver, British Columbia. With their latest offering Blood of the Infidel, we find a band who are getting comfortable with their own take on the venerable speed riffs, blazing solos, and soaring vocals of traditional classic metal while creating an

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Hot And Heavy - March 15

Hot And Heavy: Week Of March 15

It is Friday, March 15, and metal is on our minds! Check out today’s new releases via Hot and Heavy, and get to your local record store and pick up some of these. Albums Ambrotos: Cosmic Annulus (Sleaszy Rider Records) Asthma Castle: Mount Crushmore (Hellmistress Records) Athanasia: The Order of the Silver Compass (Seeing Red Records) Black Therapy: Echoes Of Dying Memories (Black Lion

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Truth Corroded: “Bloodlands” Album Review

Truth Corroded bring some Australian thrash/death metal to the table with their release of Bloodlands. In the vein of Morbid Angel, Hellwitch and other ’80s thrash/speed/death metal bands, Truth Corroded focus on themes of war and displacement and vocalize the sociopolitical issues of their home as well as abroad. There are several guest appearances on Bloodlands, including Terrance Hobbs (Suffocation),

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Venom Prison: “Samsara” Album Review

The world is changing, and music is a reflection of that change. As we spiral down a dark endless pit, metal is usually at the forefront of that change, not afraid to take a look in that darkness and beat the hell out of it. One of premier bands taking a swing at the musical senses is Venom Prison. Over

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Onslaught Release “A Perfect Day To Die” Music Video

Onslaught won’t deliver a new album until later this year, but they sure as hell are ready to share some music. The band have been in the studio working on a new full-length – their first since 2013 – and they have now delivered the single “A Perfect Day to Die.” Guitarist Nige Rockett comments: We are super stoked to

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Doombringer: “Walpurgis Fires” Album Review

With a career spanning over 10 years, Polish death metal quartet Doombringer return with Walpurgis Fires. This release comes five years after their first full-length, The Grand Sabbath, and it continues from where their debut left off. There is nothing particularly new or necessarily unique, but the album is sonically gripping. I don’t have a vast array of information about

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Hot And Heavy - March 15

Hot And Heavy: Week Of March 15

It is Friday, March 15, and metal is on our minds! Check out today’s new releases via Hot and Heavy, and get to your local