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Philadelphia, PA’s Jesus Piece is a vicious quintet that has been turning heads clean off over the last few years. A crushing monstrosity of beatdown and death metal, Jesus Piece recently signed with Southern Lord, in addition to a heavy touring circuit and a split with fellow heavies, Malice at

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If you like your metal putrid, grimy and free of frills, then you owe it yourself to fully immerse your mind in the bowels of Headsplit Records’ catalog. For over a decade, it’s been home to some of the most satisfying extreme metal releases in recent years, almost all of

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After an excellent first album, here is the latest release from the international Funeral Doom band Mesmur. S is an amazing four songs album, that will take you and bring you into their world. They have clearly been influenced by space and physics. The music is deep and heavy, the

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Photos: Marco Zanin Shellac, the American post-hardcore band from Chicago, is on tour around Europe. I talked with Steve Albini, musician and producer, about his band, how to become a great sound engineer and the future of music. You’re on tour with Shellac around Europe. How’s it going? Steve: It’s

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California’s Gloam have been steadily pushing the USBM envelope for over five years. Their early 2012 demo and 2014 Vanquished EP were strong efforts, but relatively standard fare. Their 2015 album Hex of Nine Heads upped the ante considerably, showing a refreshing take on black metal production and composition. They’re

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Buzzsaw. It’s doubtful there’s ever been a single word more on-the-nose for describing a guitar’s tone. It metaphorically captures the violent brutality of the music associated with it, but at the same time literally describes the timbre and pitch of the tone. And though the word goes hand-in-hand with Swedish

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