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Sam Roon's Top 10 Metal Albums Of 2017

Sam Roon’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2017

This year was special.  There were many great records to hit our ears from some of the most talented musicians I’ve ever heard and from legacy bands that have created some of their best music ever.   The reason I feel 2017 has been so special is our genre’s contributions to innovation.  From successful crossovers, to new sounds, this was a

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Zao: “Pyrrhic Victory” EP Review

I am a huge fan of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Zao and their last release, The Well-Intentioned Virus, which was released about a year ago. With that in mind, I was pretty excited when Jeff Gretz, the mastermind behind Zao, sent me an advance copy of the new EP, Pyrrhic Victory. I can tell you this: holy fuck! Pyrrhic Victory demonstrates amazing

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Zao’s Jeff Gretz Talks “The Well-Intentioned Virus” In New Interview

Photo by Allix Johnson The music world was recently gifted with the devastatingly killer new album from Zao, The Well-Intentioned Virus. Fans waited years for the record to be released and are not disappointed. Its angst-filled, brooding songs are carried along by intricate and spot-on playing that capture every moment of emotions that the band wanted to get across. SkullsnBones

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Zao: “Pyrrhic Victory” EP Review

I am a huge fan of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Zao and their last release, The Well-Intentioned Virus, which was released about a year ago. With that