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Electric Wizard: “Wizard Bloody Wizard” Album Review

Is it just me or do you pretty much know in a split second what a band with Wizard in their name are going to sound like? I have to be honest, Electric Wizard … you ain’t Black Sabbath. Even with your album’s title of Wizard Bloody Wizard, a play on Sabbath’s Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, it just ain’t cliking with

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Rammstein: “Rammstein: Paris” DVD Review

OK, I have to be totally honest upfront. King Rhino is a huge Rammstein fan. I mean ridiculously huge. I have seen them numerous times, own every album and DVD, and they’ve been on my iPod in constant rotation for years. So, was I excited when the news and teaser trailers for their new concert DVD/Blu-Ray, Rammstein: Paris, was announced?

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Royal Thunder - Wick Promo

Royal Thunder: “Wick” Album Review

It’s been seven years since Mlny Parsonz‘s haunting vocals emerged above the pitter patter of rain and introduced the world to Royal Thunder on the opening track of their eponymous EP. It’s been seven years that have seen a thunderous full-length debut, CVI:A, and a more introspective, subtler sophomore release, Crooked Doors. It’s been seven years, and now, with the

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Wolfheart

Wolfheart Releases Music Video For “World On Fire”

Wolfheart is a “winter metal band” from Finland and they have released their 3rd album, “Tyhjyys” on Spinefarm Records.  It seems these guys are getting some good exposure these days and I’m happy to share their latest music video with you. The video is for an epic Finnish metal song called, “World on Fire.”  The video is also very much on fire.

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Electric Wizard “Time To Die”

Britain’s Electric Wizard are back after a five-year hiatus with Time to Die, and they sound angry! They have a penchant for taking dense, heavy riffs, and grinding in some psychedelic atmosphere to create a hellish mix. Justin Oborn‘s reverb-laden vocals, combined with Liz Buckingham‘s monolithic, Iommi-esque riffs, will leave you drained but wanting more. Time To Die loosely follows

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FINNTROLL “NATTEN MED DE LEVANDE FINNTROLL: LIVE AT MELKWEG, AMSTERDAM”

Unfortunately for my neighbors – I live on the third floor – there’s nothing like the death metal polka and the dancing it induces to keep them up at night.  As expected of the endlessly touring folk metal masters Finntroll, Natten Med De Levande Finntroll, a recording of their performance at Amderstam’s Melkweg Concert Hall on September 20, 2008, is an

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CHTHONIC CALLED UPON TO HELP TAIWAN KICK OFF BASEBALL SEASON

Stories like this make me think we should have a “Weird News” section. Last week, Taiwanese metal band Chthonic were cordially invited not only to throw the first pitch of the second season of Taiwan’s professional baseball game, but also to perform. The band ended up performing a cover of Queen’s “We Are The Champions,” after deciding that “Take Me

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SWALLOW THE SUN, “EMERALD FOREST AND THE BLACKBIRD” ALBUM REVIEW!

Swallow The Sun‘s, “Emerald Forest And The Blackbird” hits shelves September 4th in the United States.  The album is being released via Spinefarm Records.  They will be here on tour starting the day after release supporting Kreator and Accept.  Also on the bill is Canadian death metal band, Blackguard. This album is true Swallow The Sun sound to the core,

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Royal Thunder - Wick Promo

Royal Thunder: “Wick” Album Review

It’s been seven years since Mlny Parsonz‘s haunting vocals emerged above the pitter patter of rain and introduced the world to Royal Thunder on the

Electric Wizard “Time To Die”

Britain’s Electric Wizard are back after a five-year hiatus with Time to Die, and they sound angry! They have a penchant for taking dense, heavy