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Ryan Mikkelson’s Top 10 Metal Albums Of 2017

“Better late than never” is the best way I can describe the world of metal in 2017. Most of this year’s early releases made little or no impact on me, and it was just within the last few months I found albums that are worthy of inclusion on this year’s top 10. With that said, here’s what moved the needle

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Annihilator: “For The Demented” Album Review

Hey, kids … remember when heavy metal was fun? Out of the Great White North (that’s Canada, you chuckleheads), comes the latest from Annihilator, entitled For The Demented. Holy crap, this record is the titties! Imagine Megadeth if Dave Mustaine had a sense of humor and wasn’t a pretentious douchenozzle. For the Demented is an ass-ripper from beginning to end,

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Annihilator: “Triple Threat” Album Review

Well, this was a pleasant surprise. I will admit, I had never heard of Canadian thrash band Annihilator until this interesting three-disc set arrived in my email. Yes, I know, we never give Canada the respect and recognition it deserves. I’m sorry! I shall redeem myself with this review, I promise. A cool concept of old songs done acoustically, a kickass

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – THE WORSHYP

The Worshyp is a band I discovered on Twitter, which we at Hear Evil are totally hip to, thank you very much. Founded in 2010, The Worshyp knocked it out of the park with their debut Kingdom Earth in early 2011, which was described by WeLoveMetal.com as reminiscent of (among others) Megadeth and Rush. It’s no surprise, then, that ex-Megadeth

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – FREEDOMINATION

Freedomination are: Arttu Kantola (bass), Timo Ahlström (vocals, guitar), Mikko Turunen (guitar), Jukka Ahlström (drums). Photo credit: Eero Jokimies. One of my absolute favorite things to do is seek out bands that play a specific genre their country isn’t known for. Nordheim (Canada) Yonder Realm (US) both rock my folk metal socks off, for example. This time, I thought I’d

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – THE WORSHYP

The Worshyp is a band I discovered on Twitter, which we at Hear Evil are totally hip to, thank you very much. Founded in 2010,

HAIL OF THE WEEK – FREEDOMINATION

Freedomination are: Arttu Kantola (bass), Timo Ahlström (vocals, guitar), Mikko Turunen (guitar), Jukka Ahlström (drums). Photo credit: Eero Jokimies. One of my absolute favorite things