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Album Review: Psychostick, “Do”

Listening to the surprise new album DO from the hysterically talented Psychostick, it’s clear that metal needs more of … a sense of humor. Sweet Jeebus, we all know metal needs a laugh now and then! Clocking in at 22 tracks, DO is an exercise in witty lyrics and banter, lean crisp production, and actual talent in the performances. This is

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Haunt: “Burst Into Flame” Album Review

OK, boys and girls, King Rhino has a scorcher of an album for you! American band, Haunt, and their new LP, Burst Into Flame, have everything any headbanger worth his or her salt is looking for in a record. Haunt is the brainchild of Trevor William Church, who just so happens to be the child of William “The Electric” Church

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Spaceslug - Eye of the Tide - Promo - 2018

Spaceslug: “Eye Of The Tide” Album Review

Out of Poland comes Spaceslug, the bastard child of Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd with a little Hawkwind thrown into the mix for good measure. Eye of the Tide is the end of a trilogy of albums that started in 2015, and man, this is one Hell of a finish. Spaceslug write big songs. The shortest track on the album

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Skindred: “Big Tings” Album Review

Oh hell yes! Big Tings, the new album from Skindred, is straight up fiyah! Imagine Living Colour with some badass reggae riffs and vocals and you’ll get my drift. I can’t remember the last time I listened to a promo album so many times and have absolutely enjoyed every single track that is included. These guys have been around for

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Nekrogoblikon: “Welcome To Bonkers” Album Review

Yay, a new Nekrogoblikon album! Nekrogoblikon popped onto my radar a few years ago, and I can remember enjoying them and getting a kick out of their shtick. An adept metal band with songwriting chops and a goblin for a frontman? Imagine if GWAR had done the soundtrack to the Lord of the Rings films. Welcome to Bonkers is most

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Jose “Blue” Gonzalez Talks Phillip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, “Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue” In Exclusive Interview

Doing time in both Phillip H. Anselmo & The Illegals and Superjoint, drummer Jose Manuel “Blue”Gonzalez is pretty much living the heavy metal dream these days for young guy in America SkullsnBones.com had some phone time with “Blue” to talk metal, being a Hispanic-American and all things Phil. Blue! How goes it? Things are good here. Thanks! I have to say,

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Wyatt “Screamin’ Demon” Anderson Talks “Infernal Overdrive” In Exclusive Interview

I was recently surprised when I discovered the Los Angeles-based band White Wizzard and their new album, Infernal Overdrive. With spectacular songwriting and execution throughout, the real diamond on this record is vocalist Wyatt “Screamin’ Demon” Anderson. He is easily one of the best kept secrets  in American metal these days. So, I reached out to their record company because

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Mammoth Grinder: “Cosmic Crypt” Album Review

Oh, Mammoth Grinder, you brutally sexy metal motherfuckers, you! Cosmic Crypt, their first album in five years, is hard rock porno that will bend you over and do butt stuff to you … and you will like it! Four albums into their career, these guys know how to kick ass and take names. Cosmic Crypt is one of those records

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Black Label Society: “Grimmest Hits” Album Review

All hail the mighty Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society! Really? Did any of us not know that Grimmest Hits wouldn’t be spectacularly badasse? Seriously. We’re talking BLS here. Brother Zakk is quite simply the pinnacle of metal these days. Whether it’s as a vocalist, a guitarist or songwriter, the Jersey Boy is at the top of his motherfucking game.

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Psychostick - Do - Cover

Album Review: Psychostick, “Do”

Listening to the surprise new album DO from the hysterically talented Psychostick, it’s clear that metal needs more of … a sense of humor. Sweet

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Skindred: “Big Tings” Album Review

Oh hell yes! Big Tings, the new album from Skindred, is straight up fiyah! Imagine Living Colour with some badass reggae riffs and vocals and