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MUSHROOMHEAD: Vol III DVD – A Must Have For Fans!

  Masks? Metal? Mayhem? Yes please! The Cleveland based group known as MUSHROOMHEAD delivers all that and more with their newest release, the DVD MUSHROOMHEAD VOL III. The DVD is available to everyone on August 17th but you can pre-order on Amazon right now. As a...

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Throat- Bareback

Band - Throat Album - Bareback Country of Origin - Finland Genre - Noise/Hardcore Release Date - August 31st, 2018 Label - Svart Records Author - Schultzie   Hailing from the Southwest coast of Finland, Throat add on to their discography (stuffed full of EP's and one...

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Saint Karloff – All Heed the Black God

Band - Saint Karloff Album - All Heed the Black God Country of Origin - Norway Genre - Stoner/Doom Release Date - July 27th, 2018 Label - Twin Earth Records Author - Johnny The Fox The eerie caw of a lonesome crow greets the unsuspecting listener. This stark sound,...

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Lurk – Fringe

Band - Lurk Album - Fringe Country of Origin - Finland Genre - Atmospheric Sludge Metal Release Date - August 5, 2018 Label - Transcending Obscurity Records Author - Hayduke X   Creatures claw out of the depths of your id, creatures of whose existence you were...

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Michigan Metal Fest – Aug 11, 2018

Michigan Metal Fest is coming up August 11th in Battle Creek, MI at the Leila Arboretum. We had close to 2000 people enjoy Michigan Metal Fest last year and expect that number to double this year. Ardent Entertainment and Next Level Entertainment are firing this BEAST...

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Drawn and Quartered – The One Who Lurks

Band - Drawn and Quartered Album - The One Who Lurks Country of Origin - USA Genre -  Death Metal Release Date - July 27, 2018 Label - Krucyator Productions Author - The Great Mackintosh I could give you a history lesson about these guys. They have been around for...

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GWAR! The blood of the non believers flowed once again.

 GWAR returned to the Intersection in Grand Rapids once again to bring Intergalactic battles filled with blood, gore and the occasional decapitation for the pleasure of all the Scumdogs and humans in attendance for "The Blood of Gods" Tour. If you missed them this...

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Khemmis – Desolation

Band – Khemmis Album – Desolation Country of Origin – USA Genre – Doom/Heavy Metal Release Date – June 22th, 2018 Label – Relapse Records Reviewer:  Credible About a year ago, I had the great pleasure of listening to, reviewing, and even interviewing the band Khemmis....

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Iron Hunter – Mankind Resistance

Band - Iron Hunter Album - Mankind Resistance Country of Origin - Spain Genre - Heavy/Power Metal Release Date - July 13th, 2018 Label - Fighter Records Author - Johnny The Fox The only ambiguity associated with a band such as Iron Hunter would be that which is...

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Graven Maul – Crushed Skull Moon

Band - Graven Maul Album - Crushed Skull Moon Country of Origin - United States Genre - Death Metal Release Date - July 13, 2018 Label - Redefining Darkness Records Author - Baker New on the death metal scene, Graven Maul has released the five track EP Crushed Skull...

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Construct of Lethe – Exiler

Band - Construct of Lethe Album - Exiler Country of Origin - USA Genre - Death Metal Release Date - June 20, 2018 Label - Everlasting Spew Records Author - Hayduke X   Oppressive - weighs down or makes heavy, especially psychologically; traps or holds in bondage;...

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Funeral Mist – Hekatomb

Those first notes hooked me and I found myself swept along, unable to fight the current, resting to preserve my strength for the moment I might break free.

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Imperial Triumphant – Vile Luxury

The music is also most reminiscent, to me, of free jazz, finding inspiration in many different styles of music, past and present, and then gutting them, turning them on their head, and subverting them in the most difficult ways.

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Abstracter – Cinereous Incarnate

Band - Abstracter Album - Cinereous Incarnate Country of Origin - USA Genre - Blackened Doom Release Date - June 8, 2018 Label - Vendetta Records/Sentient Ruin Laboratories Author - Hayduke X   Back in 2015, my ears found Wound Empire, and everything changed. I...

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