Napalm Records

Sea Legs: Vorph From Samael Sounds Off On 70,000 Tons

In early February, 3,000 metalheads (include photographer Jason Carlson and me) and 60 bands will board the Independence of the Seas for an epic journey from St. Augustine, Florida, to Grand Turk in the Bahamas. To say we are excited about the 120 performances that will take place on the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise is an understatement. In fact,

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Cavalera Conspiracy Will Release ‘Psychosis’ This October

It feels like only yesterday we were raising drinks in the air to celebrate Max & Igor Cavalera reuniting with Cavalera Conspiracy and bringing their epic combined sound to the world once again.  Now we learn the bands fourth studio album will be here this coming October!  This band’s legacy is being built as something more than a special moment in

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Hate: “Tremendum” Album Review

Blackened death metal stalwarts Hate are raising the bar with their new release, Tremendum. The album takes their vicious mixture of styles to a level they have never been able to reach before. In fact, I honestly think that this may be their best release ever! Although frontman Adam Buszko (ATF Sinner) is the only original member of the band,

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Life of Agony

Life Of Agony: “A Place Where There’s No More Pain” Album Review

New York’s Life of Agony are poised to release their first album of all new material in 12 years this week. Entitled A Place Where There’s No More Pain, they have laid out all their proverbial cards with this release, and in my opinion, they have surpassed all expectations. If you are expecting a return to the punk-laced River Runs

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Warbringer: “Woe To The Vanquished” Album Review

Warbringer have been one of the leaders in the “re-thrash” revolution since there signing in 2004. They have released three albums in that time span, and all three have similar qualities. My biggest complaint with them is that the band have always played it fairly safe and haven’t danced outside the genre. Don’t get me wrong, I have enjoyed parts of each album,

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Hate Cover

Hate: “Tremendum” Album Review

Blackened death metal stalwarts Hate are raising the bar with their new release, Tremendum. The album takes their vicious mixture of styles to a level