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Unearth: “Extinction(s)” Album Review

Get in the fucking pit! That’s the first thing that comes to mind when I hit play on Unearth’s new album Extinction(s). I would advise caution when listening to this while you’re driving, as you may be prone to speeding. Since 2001, Unearth have taken the reigns of metalcore and strangled the hell out of it with precision and dominance

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Onslaught - Promo - 2018

Onslaught Are In The Studio, And They Have Video Evidence

Not going to lie – we are extremely excited to see Onslaught in February on the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise. What is just as exciting is that the band have entered the studio to record a new album. According to the band, “….and so it begins! How is this for a teaser? Huge thanks to Grindstone Studios for the video

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Technical Damage: “The Introspect” Album Review

Listening to this album, I got the same feeling I got when I first heard Gojira or Obscura. Technical Damage deliver both clarity and finesse with The Introspect. Formed in late 2016, Technical Damage hail from Vancouver, British Columbia, and like Gojira, the melodies and rhythms flow all over you. And yet the vocals have enough of an acerbic bite giving

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Blood Of The Wolf: “Album I + II” Album Review

Blood of the Wolf are back with Album I + II, 18 songs of blackened death metal culled from their from 2015’s The Law of Retalion and 2018’s Campaign of Extermination. The Chicago-based metallers have performed with Marduk, Belphegor, Inquisition and Incantation, and the lineup includes Mike Koniglio (guitar/vocals), Frank Garcie (guitar), Christopher Grimes (bass), and Rick Hernandez (drums). “Annihilation Overture” starts

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Horrendous - Idol - Promo

Horrendous Stream Full Show From Saint Vitus In Brooklyn, NY

The SkullsNBones team has made it no secret that we worship the new release from Horrendous, Idol. It is a mammoth release full of rage, pain, and unbridled technicality. If you haven’t listened to the album, all we can tell you is that you are missing out on one of the best releases of the year. But once you are

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Swallow The Sun Announce “When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light”

Swallow the Sun blew our minds with Songs from the North, the ambitious triple album that defied genre norms.  It not only tapped into the signature sound of the Finnish band, but it expanded up on it, creating massive soundscapes bristling with emotion. The band have announced that the follow up to that groundbreaking album, When A Shadow Is Forced Into The

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Kuar Nhial: “Kuar Nhial” Album Review

Belgium’s Kuar Nhial deliver a sonic mix of black and post metal on their self-titled debut. The musicians are Wouter Duprez (guitarist), Mathlovsky (drummer/vocalist) and Niels Brown (bassist/vocalist), and the album was mixed and recorded at Much Luv Studio and mastered at Go To Eleven. The four tracks are sinister and dark-natured, including “Corvus,” “Nonam,” “Spiraal” and “Lamantate.” It is

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Cripple Bastards: “La Fine Cresce da Dentro” Album Review

Italian grindcore masters Cripple Bastards are back with their seventh album, La Fine Cresce da Dentro (translated to The End is Growing From Within), featuring 18 tracks of logic-defying mayhem, . Recorded at Fredman Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden, by producer Fredrik Nordström (At the Gates, Dark Tranquility), La Fine Cresce da Dentro features Giulio the Bastard (vocalist), Schintu the Wretched (bassist),

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Kuar Nhial - Cover - 2018

Kuar Nhial: “Kuar Nhial” Album Review

Belgium’s Kuar Nhial deliver a sonic mix of black and post metal on their self-titled debut. The musicians are Wouter Duprez (guitarist), Mathlovsky (drummer/vocalist) and