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Ornamental Headpiece
Masks of Ash Review + Stream

Holy Christ! Ornamental Headpiece sounds like an odd name for a black metal band, but if you listen to good music, I mean good extreme metal, Ornamental Headpiece should be a household name! Doubt if the band likes the idea,

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Gazpacho – Demon Review

High concept records can often become decidedly hard work or terribly boring but as with the case with Demon, Gazpacho’s eighth full length record, sometimes all the elements combine to create a work that touches the soul and forms a

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HEXIS / PRIMITIVE MAN Split
Review + Exclusive HEXIS Stream!

Label: Halo Of Flies Hexis and Primitive Man both have recent triumphs under their belt. Hexis finally released their first length Abalam in January while Primitive Man were signed by Relapse Records and had their malicious debut record Scorn re-released,

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Verdelet – Lights Of The Old World

UK black metal has always been seen as some kind of lesser son to that of its Norwegian counterparts, through no fault of the makers of course, but when the one name to touch upon is Cradle of Filth then

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Idylls
Prayer for Terrene
Album Review + Stream

When Idylls released their first full-length LP, Farewell All Joy, in 2012, they laid down a seriously impressive statement of intent. The Australians were one of the fiercest and most unforgiving (and even abstract) hardcore bands we had heard in

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Skinfather
None Will Mourn Review

Just call it metal!  You may hear modern thrash riffs and power metal chugga chugga every so often, a little Massacre-shredding before songs like Dead Still, and Entombed in intro leads in the final track Impaled, but make no mistake

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KRIEG – Isolation/Transmission

Krieg have been around in some form or another for nigh on twenty years now, and their outrageously prolific career has seen their take on black metal evolve and shift from album to album (and EP and split and demo)

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Ooze s / t Album

All right, our homies at Total Rust have done it again with their most recent release by Italian sludge lords Ooze. Damn every tune on this self-titled record is just downright fucking dirty, and it all reeks of a sleazy,

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Sickest Hardcore Band… You Will Hear This Week! Timekiller – Bleed Out EP Review + Stream

In the mood for some loud, obnoxiously clamorous crust punk that sports a middle finger so large it casts a shadow over half of South America? Timekiller, take a bow. The combination of raw, hardcore punk and speed metal rock’n’roll

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WARMASTER
Blood Dawn
Review + Stream

Warmaster is a band from Houston, TX, and their latest four-track album, Blood Dawn, continues their trend of quality releases. The cover art might lure some metal fans to think of J.R.R Tolkien, but there are no flutes, fiddles or

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