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Take Over And Destroy
Split Screen

Last year Take Over And Destroy released one of my personal favourites of 2013, so the news that they were ready to go with a follow up to Endless Night so soon was quite the pleasant surprise. Vacant Face is

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Infernal Curse “The End Upon Us”
Review.Stream.Footage

So, if you’ve either been living in a cave or enjoying Within The Ruins’ discography, you probably haven’t heard of Iron Bonehead Productions. Well, lucky for you trve fans of underground metal, Al Necro will keep you updated on the

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Astonishing UK Punk!
Guilty Parents ” The Black Ooze”
Review + Stream

For those that enjoy punk music but crave something a little more on the garage/artsy side of punk, Nottingham’s Guilty Parents are probably the match made in Hell you’ve been waiting for. Guilty Parents play a solid blend of art rock,

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I Lead You Towards Glorious Times
Merzbow’s ‘Venereology’ turns 20

Early note, obviously not everyone will agree with my opinion that this album is the ‘greatest of all time’ in this genre. That is a very polarizing statement, I realize. Regardless, this album is amazing. Noise is an odd beast.

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Scathing Ferocious Black Metal
Skáphe – S/T Review + Stream

Words can be powerful things. The word used here to describe Skáphe’s music is ‘asphyxiating’, and they use it before I even get the chance to, predominantly because an invisible entity suddenly lunges at my throat and claws incessantly, preventing

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The Heaviest Doom Band…You Will Hear This Week! Weightlessness – Of Lachrymose Grief EP Review + Stream

There’s something to be said for a name, but L.A.’s Weightlessness doesn’t quite fit into the sounds of the band. It conjures images of dreamy, airy passages and ghostly reveries to get lost in, when in actuality, Weightlessness have executed

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Dark Raw Punk At Its Best!
KURRAKÄ s/t LP Review + Stream+ Tour News

Texas punk band KURRAKÄ‘s 10-song self-titled LP is a blistering dark thrash attack that borrows elements from bands like Tozibabe, from the dark punk tradition of “Siniestro” Spanish bands like Paralasis Permanente, Morticia y Los Decrepitos, and Alaska y los

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Monarch – Sabbracadaver
Review & Footage

Even though I was familiar with Monarch, I never really followed their work as it was released. I sort of just happened to stumble upon a split here, an EP there and some of their full-lengths, and I always liked

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War Fucking Metal!
Absintdebellum – Demo MMXIII

Black/Death Hordes, lend me your ears! Unholy Black Abyss Productions has unleashed the first wave of black/death assaults from the darkest reaches of South America with the band Absintdebellum. A pro-tape will be out soon, but for the meantime, bury

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