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Sojourner - Perennial

Sojourner: “Perennial” EP Review

It’s always good to venture out to realms unknown, and while atmospheric black metal is not a genre that I visit often, Sojourner is always enjoyable. On Perennial, Sojourner mix a richly conceived slab of black metal with hints of folk and epic, and with the addition of female vocalist Lucia Amelia Emmanueli, the result is melancholic, majestic, and above

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Alestorm - Tilburg Cover

Alestorm: “Live In Tilburg” Album Review

Since time immemorial, many of us have been fascinated and entertained by the pirate character. From the novel Treasure Island to the movie series Pirates of the Caribbean to an increasing influx of pirate metal, we are captivated by their wild debauchery. Alestorm, known as the world’s favorite pirate metal drinking crew, have recently released Live in Tilburg just in

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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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BPMD: “American Made” Album Review

BPMD are a supergroup made up of Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo), Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance), and Phil Demmel (Vio-lence). Their debut album, American Made, is a compilation of covers of classic ’70s rock songs done with new energy coming from these huge names in metal who do a great job at reviving some of these tracks

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Alestorm Release “Tortuga” Single And Music Video

Our favorite pirate metallers Alestorm will return on May 29 with Curse of the Crystal Coconut and they have released a new single and music video entitled “Tortuga.” Alestorm on the new video: “Oh wow! Chris from Alestorm here. We’re really excited to release our new vi- IT’S ME, CAPTAIN YARRFACE! GET OUT OF MY WAY LITTLE BOY BOWES! THIS SONG

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Aether Realm: “Redneck Vikings From Hell” Album Review

With an album named Redneck Vikings From Hell you know you’re in for a good time. Aether Realm’s third full length album feels like it has a song for everyone, from the fun title track to the ballad “Guardians” to the 11 minute long instrumental closing track “Craft And The Creator.” Aether Realm is a melo-death band but a lot

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Warbringer: “Weapons Of Tomorrow” Album Review

Following the masterpiece that is Woe to the Vanquished, Warbringer continue to strike hard and strike fast on Weapons of Tomorrow. Warbringer are a Californian Thrash metal band who formed back in 2004, and who have been one of those bands that really led the revival of thrash in recent years along with the likes of Havok and Municipal Waste.

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Ad Inifinitum - Part 1 - Cover

Ad Infinitum: “Chapter 1: Monarchy” Album Review

Chapter I: Monarchy is the first chapter in the symphonic metal band Ad Infinitum’s discography. This epic debut is extremely catchy with beautiful vocal lines and historical stories told throughout. Most of the band wear plague doctor masks because of the stories they write about taking place around Black Death times. (Editor’s note: Sounds like today, huh?) By far the

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Sojourner - Perennial

Sojourner: “Perennial” EP Review

It’s always good to venture out to realms unknown, and while atmospheric black metal is not a genre that I visit often, Sojourner is always

BPMD: “American Made” Album Review

BPMD are a supergroup made up of Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo), Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance), and Phil Demmel (Vio-lence). Their debut