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In October this year, Oddhums released their debut EP, The Inception. The band from Spain is brand new, and its first steps in the scene are very promising indeed. In essence, what the band is doing is creating their own a blend of some popular metal sub-divisions during the ’90s

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I am a firm believer that art can be used as a weapon for social change – if we sit by watching fucked up shit happen, we are a part of the problem! Growing up in the 80’s, the fear of nuclear war and living under the  Reagan regime made the punks of

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 Photos by : Teddie Taylor & Nathan Tucker text by Teddie Taylor Burn The Throne has been showcasing the best and deadliest of underground metal in the South for five years. In 2016, though, it moved from a small bar in Baton Rouge to fill Gasa Gasa in New Orleans with more

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I have only been recently exposed to the virulent strain of flesh-eating aural violence that is Hagazussa‘s music. I’m happy I have encountered this music, as it has taught me a severe lesson on how the human brain can be subdued and battered into total submission just through the sheer force

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Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for

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Text & Photos: Diana Lungu Friday night, and the week had been a rough one: overtime at work every day since Monday, along with a nasty cold that snuck up on me just the night before this year’s instalment of The Power of The Riff was slated to begin. It

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