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Darkthrone – Old Star Review

The prime motivator for releasing new material is pretty straightforward for a significant portion of legacy metal acts with decades of labor under their belts: touring. Why sit at home staring at your bills through

Bloodbath – The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn Review

In some ways, Bloodbath wasn’t a band that should’ve lasted this long—begun as a side project; focused entirely on regurgitating a classic sound; born of members occupied with other, bigger, more serious endeavors. Bands like

Darkthrone – Arctic Thunder Review

One of unlimited advantages of Darkthrone is the fact that they’ve always guarded an inherent, gleaming “metalness” at their core that’s never come close to being doused. That’s something that likewise radiated within the foundation

Katatonia – The Fall Of Hearts Review

Anyone paying even a bit of attention knows that Katatonia has long settled into a veteran groove, content to deliver quality additions to their voluminous catalog of doomy, gloomy, depressive rock/metal with only minor tweaks

My Dying Bride – Feel The Misery Review

If I were the type of person who worried about “guilty pleasures” (I am not) or whether some thing I enjoy will set me up for ridicule (I am not), I might have to admit

Pentagram – Curious Volume Review

Pentagram’s 2011 album, Last Rites, had the air of a miracle about it. Singer Bobby Liebling, after decades of drug abuse, somehow cleaned himself up and managed to convince estranged guitarist Victor Griffin to rejoin the

Dødheimsgard – A Umbra Omega Review

Some bands wander by mistake. It’s hard to say if that’s the case for Norway’s itinerant Dødheimsgard (or DHG, if ya nasty), but because, over the course of their now five-album career, not one single album

Bloodbath – Grand Morbid Funeral Review

In 1991, I was 14 or so, another disposable teenager lost in the abundant wastes of suburban Middle(-class) America. Like countless others caught in the endless strip malls and high school football games, the Applebees