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Supergroup Necromancing the Stone to defeat “monotonous deathcore”

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Necromancing the Stone is newly formed band featuring James Malone of Arsis, Jeramie Kling of The Absence, Ryan “Bart” Williams (formerly of The Black Dahlia Murder), and “Big John” Williams and Justin Wood (from Brimstone Coven). The band has come together, according to their bio, to confront “monotonous deathcore” by force: “Prepare thyselves, mortals of The […]

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Exmortus guitarists salute America

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Exmortus guitarists’ Jadran “Conan” Gonzalez and David Rivera played a shred-tastic rendition of “The National Anthem” earlier this month at Sam Lynn Ball Park in Bakersfield, CA. The band is no stranger to these sorts of publicity opportunities, having recently appeared in a television commercial for Virgin Mobile and performing an original song for the spot. Exmortus made […]

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New and Noteworthy, 6/10: Cult of Chaos

Posted by on June 10, 2014

The volume of new releases coming out this week defies all logic and reason. If I don’t see at least eight of these new albums on next week’s Billboard 200 list, there is a serious problem! There is no reason for anyone not to buy AT LEAST one of these albums, if not more. So […]

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Get Lost in Fleshgod Apocalypse’s “Labyrinth”, Streaming Now

Posted by on August 14, 2013

We’ve already heard a bit of Italian symphonic death metal quintet Fleshgod Apocalypse’s upcoming album Labyrinth. “Elegy” and “Minotaur (Wrath of Poseidon)” are both classic Fleshgod- heavy as hell with some truly demonic orchestral arrangements. Today, they are streaming the entire album via Terrorizer, so you can properly insert 53 minutes of blast beats into your day. […]

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Fleshgod Apocalypse Bringing Soprano Singer On Road; Release Lyric Video for “Minotaur (Wrath of Poseidon)”

Posted by on August 6, 2013

Get your opera glasses out, because Italian orchestra-from-hell Fleshgod Apocalypse are bringing an actual soprano singer on the road with them when they go on tour with Wintersun, Arsis, and Starkill this fall, courtesy of MetalSucks. Fleshgod already keeps it classy by performing in tuxedos (and corpse paint, of course). The fact that they are […]

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Line up ‘at the gates’ of Maryland Deathfest XII

Posted by on July 29, 2013

Maryland Deathfest XI might only be two months old, but suddenly, fans have a reason to get excited for the twelfth edition of the event. If the lineup for Deathfest XI was amazing to you, the first round of bands has already been announced for Deathfest XII, and it’s looking to be skull-crushing. Bands like […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/22: One Of Us Is Killing Album Sales

Posted by on May 22, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Wherever you are in the world, I find it my civil duty to inform you that, here in New Jersey, it is starting to get hotter than Satan’s fleshy fun-bridge. You might say I […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/15: Unstoppable Sales

Posted by on May 15, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, maybe not completely unstoppable. The charts this time around are just a tad skimpy especially compared to last week when it seemed like everybody had an album debuting. For this week, our top […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/8: What’s With HIM?

Posted by on May 8, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you start to look at the charts this week, you’ll notice two things: 1) There were a shit ton of albums that debuted this week, and 2) HIM is our top debut. Alright, […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 30th: In The Arms Of Rain

Posted by on April 30, 2013

As promised, this week is full of melodic death metal albums, and the list is being led off by a gothic metal giant from Finland. While HIM may not necessarily be a metal band in the strictest sense, they’re still one of the most popular rock acts in the world, and we’re always happy to […]

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