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Irdorath: “The Final Sin” Album Review

When most people think of blackthrash, they think of black metal inspired thrash, but in the case of Irdorath, it’s the other way around. The band’s fifth album, The Final Sin, continues to push toward the black metal side of things while keeping those elements of thrash that make this band so uniqu. They top this off with better production

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Warbringer: “Weapons Of Tomorrow” Album Review

Following the masterpiece that is Woe to the Vanquished, Warbringer continue to strike hard and strike fast on Weapons of Tomorrow. Warbringer are a Californian Thrash metal band who formed back in 2004, and who have been one of those bands that really led the revival of thrash in recent years along with the likes of Havok and Municipal Waste.

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Ardra: “Unto Leviathan” Album Review

Ardra are a Bay Area band who write an interesting blend of deathcore with a bunch of outside influences, including black and melo-death. Their debut album, Unto Leviathan, has everything a deathcore fan could ask for, from chugging heavy riffs, to killer vocals and slamming breakdowns. Unto Leviathan wil leave you with a sore neck; the whole album is very

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Testament: “Titans Of Creation” Album Review

You don’t earn a spot as one of The Big Four of thrash metal without showing a significant amount of muscle. Testament continue to flex more than 25 years into a storied career with Titans of Creation, one hell of a strong release. The follow-up to Brotherhood of the Snake, Titans of Creation comes on the heels of the bands

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Ad Infinitum: “Chapter 1: Monarchy” Album Review

Chapter I: Monarchy is the first chapter in the symphonic metal band Ad Infinitum’s discography. This epic debut is extremely catchy with beautiful vocal lines and historical stories told throughout. Most of the band wear plague doctor masks because of the stories they write about taking place around Black Death times. (Editor’s note: Sounds like today, huh?) By far the

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Nine Inch Nails, Ghosts V: Together, Ghosts VI: Locusts

Download Nine Inch Nails’ New Double Album For Free On Their Official Website Right Now

Yeah, I know NIN isn’t metal, but I have been a Nine Inch Nails fan since the mid-90’s, so fuck it. Trent Reznor‘s forward-thinking never ceases to amaze me. Right now they are giving away their new double album, “Ghosts V: Together” & “Ghosts VI: Locusts” by direct download from the band’s website, https://www.nin.com/. I’m just jumping into the records

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Jinjer Live Photos From Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2019

Jinjer Release Music Video For, “Pit of Consciousness”

Ukraine’s Jinjer continuing to make waves. I didn’t give these guys a chance for a while and it was my bad. I caught them at Tuska last year and was like, “woah, these guys can actually play and perform.” You can check out my live photos of them here: https://skullsnbones.com/jinjer-live-photos-from-tuska-open-air-metal-festival-2019/ The “Pit Of Consciousness” video was filmed filmed live in

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Welicoruss Music Video For “Siberian Heathen Horde” (NSFW)

Welicoruss released their new record, Siberian Heathen Horde on Friday via El Puerto Records. The symphonic black metal band had this to say about their new release: “Horde! Today Welicoruss has stepped to the new level in its biography! Today is the day of release of our long-awaited 4th full-length album “Siberian Heathen Horde” via our label El Puerto Records,

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Vectis: “No Mercy For The Weak” EP Review

No Mercy for the Weak is the first EP from the teenage blackthrashers Vectis who gained a cult following after their debut demo was released last year. This five-song release is just 15 minutes long, but in that short time, they’re able to pack a punch and make you want to hear more. The guitar work throughout No Mercy for

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Ardra: “Unto Leviathan” Album Review

Ardra are a Bay Area band who write an interesting blend of deathcore with a bunch of outside influences, including black and melo-death. Their debut