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Memoriam: “The Silent Vigil” Album Review

Alright, you caught me. I’m in a love affair … with old school, straight-for-the-jugular, death metal. It’s stripped-down, riff-heavy, and brutal as hell, whether it’s played slow or fast. Obituary, Death, Bolt Thrower, Asphyx, etc., are all fine examples of this stellar genre. Memoriam – former Bolt Thrower members Karl Willets and Andy Whale, along with Frank Healy (Benediction), and Scott

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Memoriam Release “Nothing Remains” Music Video

Memoriam emerged from the ashes of Bolt Thrower, and they are throwing down classic, heavy riffage in the spirit of their former body. The band will continue adding to their legacy with the release of their sophomore album, The Silent Vigil, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment on March 23. The band have now released a video for the album’s “Nothing Remains,”

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Memoriam: “For The Fallen” Album Review

Some say that out of the ashes of the fallen will rise greatness. The unfortunate death of drummer Martin “Kiddie” Kearns of the legendary Bolt Thrower led the band to shut down their war metal machine forever.  But vocalist Karl Willets joined forces with Andrew Whale and Benediction’s  Scott Fairfax and Frank Healy to form Memoriam in Kearns’ honor. And they do the drum legend proud

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 RECAP!

Yep, it’s fucking January and Tuska Open Air Metal Festival was all they way back at the end of June 2013.  Par for the course of my life, the brand new 3T hard drive I bought from Western Digital crashed right after the festival, in-between that and my wedding, taking with it all my interview footage and photos. My heart

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TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my fourth Tuska. However, it was my first with any sort of press access. While I’m not exactly new to the world of “press,” I am very new to the world of festival press. Getting into

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BOLT THROWER: LIVE FOOTAGE FROM MARYLAND DEATHFEST XI IS HERE!

The Maryland Deathfest XI kicked off yesterday in Baltimore, and from what I’ve heard from those in attendance, it was an amazing first day! There were incredible performances from Cobalt, Abigail, Pallbearer and more, but the highlight of the opening day was the almighty Bolt Thrower! The place was PACKED and the band put on one hell of a show!

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STRATOVARIUS, LAMA, DREAMTALE, BETRAYAL AT BESPIN ADDED TO TUSKA LINEUP

Finnish power metal giants Stratovarius were added to the Tuska 2013 lineup today, as well as other hometown favorites Lama, Dreamtale, and Betrayal At Bespin. The 3-day festival’s running order has not yet been set in stone, nor has the lineup, but Stratovarius will headline on Sunday, June 30. So far, the Tuska schedule is as follows: Friday, June 28

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 ANNOUNCES TWELVE MORE BANDS!

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival is fast approaching… okay it’s actually seven months away, but still, the anticipation is building! Today the organizers of the fest have added 12 new acts to the lineup already consisting of some pretty awesome acts!  Those groups aside, there are several bands on the fest I’ve never heard of which possibly makes for a lineup

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Memoriam: “The Silent Vigil” Album Review

Alright, you caught me. I’m in a love affair … with old school, straight-for-the-jugular, death metal. It’s stripped-down, riff-heavy, and brutal as hell, whether it’s

Memoriam: “For The Fallen” Album Review

Some say that out of the ashes of the fallen will rise greatness. The unfortunate death of drummer Martin “Kiddie” Kearns of the legendary Bolt Thrower led the

TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my