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Metal In Opposition they call it; to me, it is polystylist metal, free metal, space metal — krautmetal. Whether from Germany or not, Qualeaceans play the most radical brand of metal, ever. The ensemble draw on every single form of extremity in music, hammering out their sonic tower as high

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When humans are fed lies, and are forced to think that corruption is the way of the land, some will rebel. Revolutionary beings have been on this planet since the beginning of time, and the early 90’s was no different. Many punks from my era thought that the scene stopped

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 1. HOME IS GONE Unholy fuck this band is just so, so, so fucking good! The vocals eat away at your existence while the music beats you all over your body! HOME IS GONE has created one of my favorite black releases of the year. Every song reeks of tortured

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It has been about four years since the release of Black Masses, and I have been really interested in seeing what Electric Wizard would come up with next. Their previous album and Witchcult Today saw the band being much more direct and straightforward than their earlier releases. So, if you

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When your soul is black and you have the inner city blues moving through your veins, you create true soul music. This is something that Brainoil from Oaktown do so well. I used to live in the Bay Area, and when I listen to this band I smell the gutters

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Noothgrush deal with the naive and superficial aspects of mankind, and the dreary everyday shit that we have come to accept in the world, musically accompanied with harsh, disconcerting sounds. To get their early split records with Corrupted, Suppression, Carol Ann, Wellington and Gasp would be a tough, expensive task

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Galway’s Ilenkus have been threatening an album like this for a while. Their debut record, Rule By Thieves, while a solid enough offering, didn’t necessarily have the grit it needed to stand out from the pack, though still displaying the odd flicker of brilliance. A few years later, the band

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Label: DRY COUGH Records What is there really left to say when you’re confronted with an EP cover depicting a hideous montage of misery complete with a fire-breathing penis? If the artwork is anything to go by, Open Tomb‘s utter rejection of all things subtle and tasteful actually bodes well

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True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the arrival of some seriously pummeling riffs. These aural attacks come

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Tapes of a Neon God have new items, so if you didn’t get enough when the giveaway was going on or you’re interested in what Anderson’s been toiling at, then read on. The Tennessee label has a love for unlovable, grueling sounds and an aptness when it comes to vivid

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Listen. Get Crushed. BUY. Support. Spread the Word. Suffer. Repeat. That’s all you need to know or do. Just get fucking doomed and love every second of it. This special treatment comes courtesy of NAGA from the sulfurous and mystical slopes of the Vesuvius volcano – Naples, in southern Italy;

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The Grasshopper Lies Heavy is the latest edition to the Crowquill Records family, one which is steadily growing in quality, especially with last year’s stellar EP from Sisters of…. This new instrumental trio traverses some similar terrain as Sisters of…, but with a decidedly more brooding and paced approach. Every

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