Reviews

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Purge: Pittsburgh’s
Newest Threat

  It may not have this identity nationally, but to me, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is hallowed ground. It seems like there have always been and always will be a wealth of extremely talented musicians and artists pouring in and out of

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We Set Fire To The Sky…
Children of God LP Review

You know you’re listening to something special, when there is that inexplicable feeling washing over you and there aren’t quite the words coming to mind to describe it. Children of God have crafted one such record. They’ve always been a

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Into the void
PORTAL “Vexovoid” Review

I remember the first time I heard Portal. My first feeling was oddness, but at the same time I became intrigued with what I was hearing. It created this feeling in my head almost like an increasing migraine as I

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Seven Sisters of Sleep
Opium Morals Review

Seven Sisters of Sleep, possibly my favorite alliterative name in recent memory, are back with their sophomore album Opium Morals. Seven Sisters of Sleep, or SSOS for brevity’s sake, are the kind of band I believe appeals to both metal heads and non-metal heads for exactly the

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ASH BORER
Bloodlands 12″ Review

Ash Borer’s Cold of Ages was a heavily acclaimed (and rightly so) full length record from a band that has been constantly shifting the boundaries and expectations of the modern black metal band. From their inauspicious beginnings and an almost

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Beautiful Is This Burden
Light Bearer
Silver Tongue Review

I love movie soundtracks, some of my favourites are ‘Requiem for a Dream’ and ‘The Fountain’ by Clint Mansell. Another would be the score Nick Cave and Warren Ellis did for Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. The intro of the track

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EMPIRE… Ahna Review

Here’s a case where I missed something that a) should’ve made a few of my lists last year, and b) I should’ve been on top of because I’ve been aware of Ahna’s presence since I saw them open for Mitochondrion

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Old Wounds’
“From Where We…
Came is Where We’ll Rest” Review

This is the most fun you’ll have listening to a hardcore record this year. Here New Jersey’s Old Wounds have crafted a metalcore wallop that succeeds at being catchy and furious without being uber serious, keeping the listener invested in

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I KLATUS
KETHER Review

I KLATUS, “Kether” LP Review by Ryan of Ear/Splitters I KLATUS is a Chicago-founded trio featuring current members of Lair of the Minotaur and ex-members of Indian and Yakuza. The band is helmed by renowned artist Tom Denney on guitar

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming ARCHON
“Desert Throne” & Review

The New York based Archon first came to our attention in 2010 with their debut, The Ruins of Dusk, a record steeped in shades of doomed sludge and created by no less than seven members. Next came a split with

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