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Thou Release Pummeling Nirvana Covers Album “Blessings Of The Highest Order” Via Robotic Empire Records

Thou Release Pummeling Nirvana Covers Album “Blessings Of The Highest Order” Via Robotic Empire Records Thou have long been an influential force in the underground metal community, and their love for Nirvana is no secret. Thankfully, they’ve now compiled a whopping 16 Nirvana covers onto a new full-length album entitled “Blessing Of The Highest Order”,...

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Psycho CA Day 2: The Heaviest Day Of My Life

Psycho California, now that’s a name that suggests things could get weird fast. Perhaps America’s largest doom metal festival we sent our worrisome journalist Matt Bacon out on the trail to try and get to the heart of the fucked up world represented by this festival. Seeing a ton of bands, meeting a lot of...

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Fear and Loathing in Clisson-Coming of Age in the Pits of Hell: Part 2

Hellfest 2014. One of the biggest heavy metal festivals of all time. This year there would be such greats playing as Iron Maiden, Slayer, Carcass, and Black Sabbath. Suffice to say, the French metal scene was aflutter with anticipation for months on end. They were preparing what was surely to be the greatest heavy metal...

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Bloodmoon-Pure Heavy Metal Ascension

  The West Coast is exploding with heavy bands right now all of whom have recently put out top notch records, these bands include, Witch Mountain (Whose t-shirt I am currently wearing), Agalloch, Ash Borer, Blackwitch Pudding and more. Yet for me, there is one rarely mentioned rising act who people should really start taking...

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Progressive Metal Bandcamp Roundup – The Best of the Best

It’s Saturday, and you know what that means. I’m browsing the ever-high quality website Bandcamp.com specifically looking for the best of the best in progressive metal bands as I work. These bands will all have qualities that I find interesting such as intelligent or philosophical/relevant themes (minus the pretension), fascinating musical choices, and dynamic vocals...

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