Tag Archives: 20 Buck Spin

20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media unite for Migration Festival

Posted by on January 27, 2016

The past few years have been exciting for the US with all the festivals happening around the country, bringing high quality bands worth traveling for. Many festivals likes Maryland Deathfest, Hells Headbash or Martyrdoom happen in the East Coast but now is time to get some of that thrill in the West Coast with the launch […]

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Dissident Aggression: Magic Circle – Journey Blind

Posted by on November 13, 2015

It’s been well documented in various sources, including this esteemed website, that every genre in the metal world has experienced a glut of bands all reaching for the proverbial golden ring that usually winds up leaving that particular scene a watered down mess. Thrash, death metal, black metal, you name it, they’ve all had their […]

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Dissident Aggression: Vastum – Hole Below

Posted by on October 30, 2015

In 2013 San Francisco’s Vastum released their sophomore opus, Patricidal Lust, and firmly planted themselves in the discussion as to who was the heaviest, nastiest death metal band in the world. Fast forward almost two full years and Vastum have returned with an album that may permanently tilt the proverbial scales in their favor, if […]

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Dissident Aggression: Obsequiae – Aria of Vernal Tombs

Posted by on April 17, 2015

The list of metal bands that have attempted to incorporate various elements of folk or classical music is a long, often desolate, highway littered with the corpses of albums gone absolutely haywire.  Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your view, that list just continues to grow as the whole “Folk Metal” thing has continued to blow […]

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Dissident Aggression: Abyss – Heretical Anatomy

Posted by on March 27, 2015

There really is nothing like a good death metal album.  Nothing beats the sonic slap to the face, the proverbial bucket of cold water to wake you from the musical coma that you can inherit from others like a virus.  However like all metal genres though the history of death metal is littered with highs […]

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Dissident Aggression: Dead In The Manger – Cessation

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Somewhere between the early 1990’s and today the realm of Black Metal took so many left turns that at times it’s almost hard to distinguish who we should and shouldn’t call by that name.  One thing has remained a constant though, and that’s the feeling you get when you listen to an album that pulls […]

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Dissident Aggression: Uncovering the Relics of Vanhelgd

Posted by on June 6, 2014

Long before the Swedish death metal scene was perpetually infused with the word “melodic” at every turn it was a scene that produced some of the most brutal and unrelenting death metal the world over.  At some point though the musical pendulum started swinging back in the opposite direction, as it tends to do more […]

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Exclusive EP premiere: mystery band Dead in the Manger’s ‘Transience’

Posted by on April 24, 2014

About a month ago, we were extremely psyched when we heard a track from a band called Dead in the Manger. We’d like to tell you more about the band, but everything about them is shrouded in mystery. According to their label 20 Buck Spin, they don’t know much about the band either, only that they […]

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Mystery band Dead in the Manger are anonymously impressive

Posted by on March 21, 2014

It’s always exciting when a mystery band pops out of nowhere to shred your face off. That’s what’s happened with Dead in the Manger, who have an EP coming out on 20 Buck Spin on April 29th. Who is the band, and why are they shrouded in mystery? The black metal-tinged grindcore band might (aka […]

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Dissident Aggression: Fighting The Patricidal Lust With Vastum

Posted by on November 15, 2013

Death metal’s legacy of gore and horror movie effects is a vast one.  Death is often considered the first “true” death metal band and their debut album, Scream Bloody Gore pretty much set the tone by title alone.  Even if other proto-death metal acts like Possessed or Celtic Frost didn’t lather their lyrics in blood […]

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