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THE DRIP – The Haunting Fear of Inevitability

Washington state’s grindcore outfit The Drip has created a name for themselves not only for grindcore but to redeem themselves to make music so aggressive, hatred and gut wrenching all in the same place. These Washingtonians not only made me proud considered the fact they’re based from my hometown but to say a band like The Drip contributing to push the boundaries for grindcore is exactly what’s needed today. The music is brutal, punishing, and pulverizing that the album commanded […]

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EMPIRE OF THE SILENT FOREST – Night Spirits In The Mist

Black metal music can be found almost anywhere nowadays but to hear of a band from somewhere different, it is very intriguing as we like seeing how each country takes on this genre. Empire of the Silent Forest is a Costa Rican melodic black metal band that has been around since 2008. Their debut album Night Spirits in the Mist was originally an EP released in 2012 but re-released as a full length this year through the band themselves. The […]

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AMON AMARTH – Jomsviking

Ten studio albums, 24 years as a band and continuing to bring melodic death metal together, Swedish act Amon Amarth have returned after following up to 2013’s Deceiver Of The Gods. Jomsviking is their tenth full-length 2016 Metal Blade Records release and their first conceptual record. Over 53:00 in duration and eleven top notch tracks, Jomsviking took Amon Amarth’s traditional melodic death metal sounding and have contributed some natural elements onto folk metal and a narrative presentation record still retaining […]

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FORTUNE IN EXILE – Decay

Black metal is already an amazing genre but mix in atmospheric and melodic elements and you got yourself some really promising music to capture your attention the whole time. Florida based atmospheric black metal band Fortune In Exile does just that with their latest release titled Decay. Not much info can be found on this band but from our research, this is the third release in their six year span. This EP has a mix of everything from ambient keyboard […]

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OLD NIGHT – Pale Cold Irrelevance

Doom metal is a genre that brings out emotions through journey like experiences created by the artists who make these epic songs. Old Night does this perfectly as the band was formed in 2015 by Luka Petrovic, best known as the lyricist and one of the main composers of Ashes You Leave. Old Night is breath of fresh air for the doom metal genre as they are highly influenced by blues, progressive rock and atmospheric music in general. The band brings […]