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Heavy Metal in Michigan

MI Metal Shows Update: 9.26.16

Ahhh Fall the time of METAL! There are soooo many shows this week, metal lovers of all kinds REJOICE! Dope is on the East and West side. Cattle Decapitation is gonna blow minds mid week. The Goddamn Gallows come home. Saint Vitus has a new live album, Gojira released another video, Plus… Upcoming Shows, New Releases, Videos and MORE!

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MI Metal Shows Update: 9.19.16

Seraphim is playing the Detroit area. Between The Buried and Me and Fallujah are playing MI this week with Devon Townsend Project at The Intersection. Ghost has a new EP., Pink Floyd was more metal than us before metal was even a thing. Nola is released on vinyl and a killer MPN hoodie SALE. Plus… Upcoming Shows, New Releases, Videos and MORE!

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Spectral Voice/Phrenelith – Split 7”

Guitars are out front in the mix, grinding charred bone with ever-evolving tremolo riffing while the vocals rumble in the distance. Then things slow to the crawling speed of a legless corpse before once again resuming their former gait.

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Sumerlands – Sumerlands

They remind me of the better bands of that generation before it went full hair metal, with even a touch of NWOBHM in the mix. Instead, they are really the new wave of American heavy metal.

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Sea of Bones/Ramlord – Split

The band plays a nasty blend of crust, hardcore punk, and black metal, creating a hybrid all their own. The sound is filthy, rotten, and drags you bodily into the void, caring nothing for scrapes and bruises inflicted on the way down.

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MI Metal Shows Update: 9.12.16

Uncle Acid, Sevendust, Agent Orange, Against Me, Gwar, Crowbar, Slumlord Radio, For Today, and Septafoil are all playing MI this week! Dirt Chili release party is Saturday. The Machine Shop is having a Water Drive for Flint. Baroness has a new Purple video and Devin Townsend releases Transcendence. Plus… Upcoming Shows, New Releases, Videos and MORE!

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MI Metal Shows Update: 9.06.16

SLAYER, Anthrax, Death Angel, Ghost Bath, ACDC, Bret Michaels, Ratt, Warrant, LA Guns, Mustard Plug, and Royal Bliss are all playing MI this week! There are a few metal fests scattered all over the Mitten this weekend too. Slayer’s bloody good new video, Goblin Cock is funny to say and they released new music, Plus… Upcoming Shows, New Releases, Videos and MORE!

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Guitar Force – Different Universe

Altogether, with these elements, you have a very good sounding heavy metal band that I could listen to on my way to work, getting hyped for a workout, or just making every day epic!

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Myrkur – Mausoleum

Mausoleum carries you deep into your own emotions, raw though they may be, and asks your to face them unflinchingly, to see the beauty and the light as well as the darkness and deep, deep sadness.

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