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Pitch Black Forecast: “As The World Burns” Review By Jason Zins!

Supergroups comprised of metal legends are becoming as popular as the resurgence of old-school death metal. Pitch Black Forecast, the  creation of J. Mann of Mushroomhead and Gene Hoglan of Testament and Dark Angel, have spawned some extremely thrashy metal, similar to Revocation and Havok.  It’s not throwback thrash, and there’s nothing stretching the extremes of metal here, but their debut, As

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MELDRUM, “LIFER” ALBUM REVIEW!

Meldrum‘s third album, Lifer, is dedicated to guitar virtuoso Michelle Meldrum, who passed away in May 2008.  Her former bandmates recorded this as a tribute to her, and drummer Gene Hoglan, guitarist/bassist Laura Christine and vocalist Michelle Madden pour their heart and soul into this release. You can fully hear this after only one listen. “A Toast to Romance” is

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DETHKLOK, “METALOCALYPSE : DETHKLOK DETHALBUM III” ALBUM REVIEW!

I am sitting here jamming Metalocalypse : Dethklok Dethalbum III again, a few weeks after it’s release and one day before I get to go witness the magic that is Metalocalypse/Dethklok live for the first time.  To say I am pumped to hear this new material live is an understatement.  I’m like a 6-year-old on Christmas Eve! At first, it was

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LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA, AND DETHKLOK TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA

Dethklok! You back! We think you leave for good! Much to the delight of Metalocalypse fans everywhere, Brendan Small and his troupe of rock and metal legends (Bryan Beller, Mike Keneally, and Testament’s own Gene Hoglan) will co-headline a North American tour with Lamb Of God this summer with French tech death superstars Gojira as support. The news about the

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FORMER DEATH MEMBERS ANNOUNCE DEATH TO ALL TOUR

  In honor of the late Chuck Schuldiner, some former members of Death have lined up to play on the just announced Death To All tour this June and July. Proceeds from the tour will go to the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a charity that provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while

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MELDRUM, “LIFER” ALBUM REVIEW!

Meldrum‘s third album, Lifer, is dedicated to guitar virtuoso Michelle Meldrum, who passed away in May 2008.  Her former bandmates recorded this as a tribute