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The Damned Things - High Crimes - Cover

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 - Cover

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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Vader - Thy Messenger - Promo

Vader Release Lyric Video For “Grand Deceiver” From New EP

Poland’s Vader will turn on May 31 with a new EP entitled Thy Messenger on Nuclear Blast Records. In anticipation of the release, the thrash gods have released the first single, “Grand Deceiver.” The band states: We are so excited to give you a new Vader song from our fresh record! “Grand Deceiver” is the opening track on Thy Messenger EP and

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Okilly Dokilly - Live In Teaneck NJ - By Elliot Levin

Okilly Dokilly Live Photos From Debonair Music Hall In Teaneck, NJ

For a joke band, five angry Ned Flanders pack a hell of a punch. That’s what everyone at the Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck, New Jersey, on Sunday, April 14, when Okilly Dokilly reeducated locals with equal parts Simpsons fandom and gut-crushing doom metal. The self-styled Heavy Nedal band first went viral over a year ago, and topped that just

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Ne Obliciscaris - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Ne Obliviscaris Release Pro-Shot Video Footage From Montreal

Ne Obliviscaris are one of the most innovative acts in the metal universe these days, and they are gaining acclaim for their live performances. They will embark on a string of tour dates in Australia on May 9 along with labelmates Beyond Creation. In conjunction with the upcoming trek, they have shared pro-shot live video footage from their concert in

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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)