Review: Hate Eternal – I, Monarch

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Hate Eternal I, Monarch Earache Records Hate Eternal = Suffocation + Origin + Nile First off, Hate Eternal features Derek Roddy on drums. That name is equivalent to GOD to

Review: Lapush – Someplace Closer to Here

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Lapush Someplace Closer to Here FourFiveSix Street: 06.07 Lapush = Coldplay – grandstanding & misguided egotism St. Lewis’ Lapush have a sound that suggests you go back to a time

Review: A Northern Chorus – Bitter Hands Resign

Review: A Northern Chorus – Bitter Hands Resign
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Review: With Passion – In the Midst of Bloodied Soil

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With Passion In the Midst of Bloodied Soil  Earache Records With Passion = Bathroom after lots of Mexican food It’s hit-and-miss with Earache Records anymore. It seems as though they

 
 
Review: Minmae – I’d Be Scared, Were You Still Burning

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Minmae I’d Be Scared, Were You Still Burning Greyday Productions Street: 06.07 Minmae = Lou Reed – David Bowie + Swans – Brilliant lyricism It’s that deadpan vocal, not quite

Review: Testament – Seen Between the Lines DVD

Review: Testament – Seen Between the Lines DVD
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Review: Universal Hall Pass – Mercury

Review: Universal Hall Pass – Mercury
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Review: Ritual Carnage – I, Infidel

Review: Ritual Carnage – I, Infidel
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Ritual Carnage I, Infidel Osmose Productions Ritual Carnage = Hellchild + Hellbastard + Exodus There’s a lot of declaration in metal these days—“I, Monarch!” “I, Infidel!” What’s the deal? Anyway,

Review: The Cloud Room – Self-Titled

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The Cloud Room Self-Titled Gigantic Music Street: 04.19 The Cloud Room = new wave + post-punk + New York City It’s hard to get your head around this album. There

Review: Hardsoul ft. New Cool Collective – Bounson

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Hardsoul ft. New Cool Collective Bounson Hardsoul Pressings It’s here, the long-awaited debut release of Hardsoul Pressings! The boys from Amsterdam (Roog and Greg) are precision and engineering at its