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Dark Funeral - Lord Ahriman

Lord Ahriman And Heljamadr of Dark Funeral Discuss Their Message, Modern Music On 70,000 Tons Of Metal

We bumped into Dark Funeral‘s Lord Ahriman earlier in the day on the elevator on the Independence of the Seas. Without his stage attire and corpse paint, the guitarist isn’t immediately recognizable, save his height, black tinted sunglasses, Sigil of Baphomet t-shirt, and necklaces hailing all that is unholy. Dark Funeral had just played a massive set the evening before

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Pulver - Kings Under the Sand - Cover

Pulver: “Kings Under The Sand” Album Review

Another new band to add to the roster of damn good shit. Pulver hail from Germany, and after their debut, self- titled EP in 2017, they garnered the attention of Gates of Hell Records. The musicians are Dave Fröhlich (vocals), Lukas Kunkel (guitar), Alex Oster (guitar), Gabor Eichstätter (bass) and Danny Oster (drums). The quintet embrace the NWOBHM sound that

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Cradle of Filth - Irving Plaza - By Elliot Levin

Cradle Of Filth Live Photos From Irving Plaza In New York, NY

Dani Filth and his evil ilk clobbered New York’s Irving Plaza on Thursday night, bringing a brutal lineup of bands and the blackest hearts of hatred with them. Cradle of Filth blasted their way through a dozen songs, including fan favorites like “Dusk & Her Embrace,” “Nymphetamine Fix,” and howling opener “Gilded C*nt,” leaving no eardrums unassaulted. Kicking off the

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Hot and Heavy - April 5, 2019

Hot And Heavy: Week Of April 5

There are some great new releases out this week. Take a look at Hot and Heavy, take a listen to a few choice albums, and head down to your local record store to pick up a few! Albums Antropomorphia: Merciless Savagery (Metal Blade Records) Blind Monarch: What Is Imposed Must Be Endured (Black Bow Records) Corrosive: Nourished By Blood (Black Sunset / MDD)

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

Sodom Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

German thrash legends Sodom were in top form on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The band played two stellar sets, and it is fitting, given the contingency of Germans that make the annual voyage. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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

Obituary Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Death metal legends Obituary decimated fans during their two performances on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The Florida boys brought an energy that few are capable of delivering, particularly during their Pool Deck Stage set. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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Hot and Heavy - April 5, 2019

Hot And Heavy: Week Of April 5

There are some great new releases out this week. Take a look at Hot and Heavy, take a listen to a few choice albums, and