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Crypta - Echoes of the Soul

Crypta: “Echoes Of The Soul” Album Review

Formed in 2019, Crypta are an interesting death metal band featuring a conglomeration of women from various other metal walks of life. There is vocalist/bassist Fernanda Lira and drummer Luana Dametto, both former members of Nervosa. Add massive riffs from guitarists Sonia Anubis (Cobra Spell, ex-Burning Witches) and Taina Bergamaschi (ex-Hagbard), and you have musicianship that is commendable and skillful.

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Detherous - Hacked to Death - Cover

Detherous: “Hacked To Death” Album Review

With the onslaught of reviews pouring in from our northern neighbors, I am starting to believe that Canada has become quite a hotbed for heavy metal. I suppose the cold, beautiful atmosphere lends itself to a wellspring of creativity. From glam to extreme, what I am hearing is undoubtedly massive. From the category of death/thrash, Detherous have a debut entitled

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Blackening - Mental Disorder - Coer

Blackening: “Mental Disorder” Album Review

I have to admit that Blackening‘s Mental Disorder album blew me out of the water. Having grown up with brothers that continuously played the albums of “The Big Four,” I grew to love the thrash metal genre long before they were called that. I am of the belief that there is not much more powerful and uplifting than music that

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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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