Darkthrone – Sardonic Wrath Review

Originally written by Harley Carlson. Ah yes, Darkthrone; a black metal elitist’s wet dream come true. Not only are they Norway’s most tr00 of the tr00 and kvlt of the kvlt, they also happen to be

OM – Variations On A Theme

Originally written by Drew Ailes Who knew you could achieve such a full sound with only bass and drums? Al Cisneros and Chris Hakius did, presumably through their work with the immense and highly respected

Tristania – Ashes Review

Originally written by Harley Carlson. When the multifaceted Morten Veland resigned his position as chief composer in the widely acclaimed Norwegian goth outfit Tristania to focus all of his energy into his new brainchild Sirenia, the remaining members

Rammstein – Reise, Reise Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. Rammstein is definitely a band that isn’t for everyone. Aside from the fact that they sing in German, they also received a small amount of MTV fame with the song “Du

Månegarm – Vargaresa: The Beginning Review

Originally written by Jason Lawrence To those of you not all too familiar with the Black Metal subgenre, mayhap you don’t really know much about the sub sect of “Viking Metal”, which was arguably started

Exmortem – Nihilistic Contentment Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. The dudes in Exmortem are pissed at something and the blood-boiling fury shines through without hesitation on their fourth full-length release, Nihilistic Contentment. The Danish death metal quartet blaze through nine tracks of

Dark Tranquillity – Character Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. As with many younger American metal enthusiasts, my love of metal has its origins in the punk and hardcore genres. Noticing my chosen path of ‘weakness’, a friend’s older brother lent me three

Angra – Temple Of Shadows Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. Allow me to pose a rather challenging question to the fans of a genre plagued by elitism- What is talent in regards to music? Is it technical proficiency in playing

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