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Italy’s VISCERA/// have been at it for quite some time now, never really breaking the mainstream wall or enjoying considerable success. And it’s a real shame, because this band has existed since 2003, making some of the most genre-defying and enigmatic forms of metal ever seen. They have toured all over

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Classic second wave black metal comes a dime a dozen, but the band Naudiz exemplifies the more intense, brutal style. Tremolo-riffs rip for long segments, slowing down to let downpicks pace slower sections, but the band is notable primarily for the frequent use of mid-tempo punk groove. Iron Bonehead Productions wants

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Genres can be a contentious thing for music fans in general, and metal heads in specific. Some people are incredibly exacting with their labels and definitions, while others, like my mother, just label it all “Devil Music.” On the spectrum of labeling preciseness going from “Blackened Melodic Pirate Mathcore” to

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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles When my day-to-day anxieties get too obtuse, I turn to supervolcanoes. When given the opportunity to really think about it, though, the thing I’m most afraid of is either Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Today I got to bury deep, deep in the former as I transcribed

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This album is so fucking good! Statiqbloom has found a way to merge dance beats with the angst of punk/metal and the coldness of industrial to create a unique and addictive sound. It’s hard for me not move as I write this, because Blue Moon Blood is full of jams. You are

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Bestial metal is a thing. It’s not widely-known, and none of the bands that typify it’s style are world-renowned, but then again, it’s a metal sub-genre, and Beherit is perhaps the earliest example of the Bestial metal style. What do I know? The fact that bands like Vomitchapel spew out

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