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Project Regeneration: Volume 1

Static-X: “Project Regeneration Vol. 1” Album Review

Evil disco lives! There has been much speculation and some controversy in the metal community around Static-X releasing a new album featuring the final vocal recordings of Wayne Static with original members, Tony Campos, Koichi Fukuda, and Ken Jay. Some said it’s a money grab. Others said it shouldn’t be done because Wayne isn’t here. Then there are those who

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Jupiter Hollow: “Bereavement” Album Review

I have been a champion of Canada’s Jupiter Hollow since they first hit the scene three years ago, so right up front, I fucking love these guys. It’s been a few years since we have heard from them, but it’s been worth the wait. With the release of their new album, Bereavement, they are back, both literally and figuratively. A

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Jochen Boellat Talks Grand Massive’s Sound, Release Of “IV”

Greetings from the King Rhino quarantine bunker. OK, it’s not really a “bunker.” The King actually just moved into a gorgeous, new, two-story condo with a rooftop terrace overlooking Budapest. But, I’m still enjoying spending time 24/7 with the girlfriend and dog. (You believe me, right?). Anyway, one advantage of the terrace is I can lie on it and absolute

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Shitfucker: “Sex With Dead Body” Album Review

Well, this takes balls the size of Alpha Centauri. You name your band Shitfucker. Your first album was titled Suck Cocks In Hell. Your new album is titled Sex With Dead Body. You have songs with names like “Serial Killer,” “Nake Came the Strangler,” “Splatter Master” and “Ricky’s Dead.” Your videos make The Dwarves, The Mentors and GG Allin look

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Orbit Culture: “Nija” Album Review

Orbit Culture mix elements across genres to make their upcoming album Nija to something really special. With thrashy riffs, deathcore-style breakdowns, full-on death metal elements, and even atmospheric sections on a few songs, they achieve some really interesting sounds on this record. The album-opening “At the Front” starts with a sick drum fill going into a death metal type verse

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Upon A Burning Body: “Built From War” EP Review

The new EP from Upon A Burning Body, Built from War, blew my expectations out of the water. This short deathcore EP is hard-hitting, energetic, and riff-heavy. Right out of the gate, “5×3” had me speechless as soon as the main riff came in. There’s a thrashy influence throughout this EP that you don’t tend to see in deathcore, but

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Buried Realm: “Embodiment Of The Divine” Album Review

Sometimes when you have a vision, you have to put it in motion by yourself. The one-man, melodic death metal project Buried Realm boasts a grand vision that continues to wow fans with Embodiment Of The Divine.  Featuring guest musicians from bands like Born Of Osiris and past members of Soilwork and Obscura, this album has some beautiful instrumental work

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Mushroomhead: “A Wonderful Life” Album Review

It’s been the six years and multiple lineup changes since their last album, but Mushroomhead are back with their wonderful eighth album, A Wonderful Life. With 17 tracks and a run time of over 70 minutes, fans will be quick to discover that this album is worth the wait. Mushroomhead saw a lot of success with their last album, The

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Onslaught: “Generation Antichrist” Album Review

Time for some more killer thrash! Onslaught’s upcoming album, Generation Antichrist, is fast, intense, and filled with killer guitar solos.  Onslaught, formed back in 1982 in the United Kingdom, put out three albums before breaking up in 1991. The band reformed in 2005 and added another four albums to their name with Generation Antichrist being the fourth. This album is

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Scars: “Predatory” Album Review

The Brazillian Thrash metal band Scars shoot for the heavier side of thrash with Predatory. Formed in 1991, these guys have been on a lot of breaks from their start until now, Predatory being only their second full-length album. Despite this, they give their all in trying to make some heavy thrash metal. Predatory starts out with an ominous intro

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Orbit Culture: “Nija” Album Review

Orbit Culture mix elements across genres to make their upcoming album Nija to something really special. With thrashy riffs, deathcore-style breakdowns, full-on death metal elements,

Scars: “Predatory” Album Review

The Brazillian Thrash metal band Scars shoot for the heavier side of thrash with Predatory. Formed in 1991, these guys have been on a lot