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Amplified: One Hundred Thousand talk being in the studio with Sevendust, new record

Posted by on June 3, 2016

  Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] New Jersey’s One Hundred Thousand just released their new record, The Forms In Which They Appear, which is an absolute powerhouse of hooky, un-pretentious prog rock. The band recorded in Architekt studios, owned by their drummer […]

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Amplified: Sentient Ignition’s tech death ups the game

Posted by on May 6, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] I have to be honest, I’m totally burnt out on tech death for the most part. It’s got a lot to do with the lack of dynamic and variety in the style personally, but San Francisco’s […]

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Amplified: Soilwork singer gives Plaguestorm an assist

Posted by on April 25, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] This week brings us a very interesting submission by way of Argentinian-born and ultimately worldwide project Plaguestorm. Acting as producer and sole songwriter, band mastermind Sebastian Pastor shopped his creation out to a few different session […]

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Amplified: Pulpo Negro

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pulpo Negro (Spanish for “Black Octopus,” quite brutal) are absolutely swinging for the fences on their debut record, El Arte de Matar.(“The Art Of Killing”) These guys should hang out with Crowbar, […]

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Amplified: Vantablack

Posted by on April 1, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Originally birthed as a one-man project, Massachusetts prog-metallers Vantablack’s debut EP The Nihilist is an utter riff-fest, mixing midtempo old school death metal chug and some insanely dense progressive arrangements. Dying Fetus “chunk parts” and sputtery stop-start […]

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