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Life is funny old thing. It twists and turns, you never quite know what’s around the corner. One minute you’re sixteen, you’re in your bedroom listening to The Friday Night Rock Show with Tommy Vance and he’s playing something from a band you’ve only ever read about in Kerrang! They’re called Flotsam & Jetsam. The [...]
It’s all going on in the Metal Blade camp. Here is a round-up of their latest vinyl releases, tours and forthcoming releases… Fill yer boots. AEON’s latest album ‘Aeons Black’ to be released on vinyl on the 21st of January! Metal Blade will release a vinyl version of the latest album of Swedish Satanic Death [...]
Last year my band went off for a weekend away. We went to the Brecon Beacons. I should have known better – it turns out the Brecon Beacons are steep. Very steep. And it was really knackering. So this year, when it was time to discuss our weekend away, I suggested we look to do [...]
Even in the metal world, more people knew Flattus Maximus than Cory Smoot. As a band, GWAR dwarfs its individual elements with their amazing stage presence and adherence to their alien roots. With the posthumous release of Smoot’s side project The Cory Smoot Experiment, we are left with such a dichotomy: a window into Cory’s [...]
My name is Chris and I’m addicted to the new Whitechapel album. It all started out innocently enough. I saw it there in my inbox: ‘New Promo Materials – Whitechapel”. I thought I could handle it. I’d tried a bit before, I’m not a massive Deathcore fan or any musical genre ending in core that [...]
Death metal is my favorite type of music, but let’s face it – sometimes the formula feels downright ….algebraic. This type of music needs to be brutal and driven, but with just enough groove to let it stick in your brain. Leave it to veteran vocalist Chris Barnes to blow away the construct with Six [...]
In 2001: A Space Odyssey, a mysterious obelisk heralds the dawn of man; as an ape picks up a femur, smashes bones to dust and then hurls it high in the sky. The cover of Cattle Decapitation’s latest album, Monolith of Inhumanity, depicts a similar scene, however one where man has grotesquely de-evolved into apes [...]