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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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It’s been a while since the last SFTG chapter, so here we go with VOL. XXII, AKA “Descent,” cause you really have to embrace the pits to uncover these underground gems whose obscurity is a crime, so here’s to shining some light on them…. One – FOSA – Demo Chile’s Fosa‘s

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Space alien motif, you say?  I don’t mind having it with my death metal.  As long as Cosmic Void Ritual is cranking it out.  After all, their compilation, The Excreted Remains of the Sabatier System cassette released by Blood Harvest Records, is one of my favorite cassette releases of the

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Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Usnea appeared in the extreme doom/death scene fairly recently, releasing their self-titled debut album back in 2013. It did not take long for them to be noticed by Relapse, which put out their sophomore record Random Cosmic Violence the following year. Even though their second album

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Maybe it’s just me, but it feels as if the metalcore spirit of decades past is gleefully haunting us once again. I’m sure some of you may read the term “metalcore” and consider it a genre slur of sorts, especially in relation to its early-mid aughts strains. If you do,

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What’s up ACEPHALIX! How are you brothers feeling? Kyle: Like there is a cold cavernous depth inside surrounded by an expansive warm sense of being. Dan: Like an animal. Let’s get right to it – why did you have to break up in the first place? Kyle: We did not “break

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