Review: Urgehal – Aeons In Sodom

Review: Urgehal – Aeons In Sodom
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These guys have arguably been at it much longer than their peers, or at least just as long, and deserve all that unearned respect you shitstains keep showering on Liturgy, whose manifesto on black metal should be illegal to own. … read more

Local Review: City Of Salt – Songs from the City Of Salt

Local Review: City Of Salt – Songs from the City...
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Songs from the City Of Salt is an EP that brings the emotion of folk to life. By the second song, “Sinking Ships,” this self-described folk/grunge band nails both of the genres that they’re going for. … read more

Review: Various Artists – 4 Doors to Death

Review: Various Artists – 4 Doors to Death
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Try though I might, I simply cannot put 4 Doors to Death down. This four-way split from Unspeakable Axe collects some new tracks from some of the filthiest, most brutal new bands to fly the tattered flag of old-school death metal. … read more

Local Review: Hylian – Landscapes

Local Review: Hylian – Landscapes
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Listening to Hylian made me miss Myspace—not necessarily because they would have been added to my profile playlist, but because they would be all over the profiles of the scene (NOT emo) kids I was stalking, right after that “Dear Maria” song. … read more

 
 
Review: Canopy Canvas – R e a l m

Review: Canopy Canvas – R e a l m
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With a catchy, quick intro song, and then straight into a downtempo beat with chimes and bells galore, this release from Canopy Canvas is an addition to the growing ambient section of the vast EDM world. … read more

Local Music Review: Monol!th / God Walk – Self-Titled

Local Music Review: Monol!th / God Walk – Self-Titled
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Ranging greatly in sound, instrumentation and general urgency, the usefulness of the split album is to neatly juxtapose two groups of equal ability, find solidarity in a common goal and combine two different fan-bases. … read more

Local Review: Spirit Tribe – A Common Tragedy

Local Review: Spirit Tribe – A Common Tragedy
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Spirit Tribe are a ‘70s-style jam band with a modern twist. Influences such as CREAM, Led Zeppelin and countless other iconic bands can be heard. From the effortless guitar solos to the tone-setting drums and haunting lyrics, Spirit Tribe have major talent. … read more

Local Review: Audrey Smilley – Self-Titled

Local Review: Audrey Smilley – Self-Titled

Remastering an album from your past, back when all your hopes and dreams centered around a guitar and some notes, must be quite the experience. You’d hear songs from a time when music traveled by van, not Wi-Fi. … read more

Local Review: T.E.V. – Études

Local Review: T.E.V. – Études
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Études, with its minimalistic black cassette and yellow and green tracer-covered linear notes, gives a fairly unassuming first impression. Yet, upon further inspection, one will find that, first impressions aside, Études is a mystic and entirely varied listening experience. … read more

Local Review: Villain – Self-titled

Local Review: Villain – Self-titled
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Villain are the real deal. Bridging the gap between mid-paced, ’90s-style hardcore and the modern day, Villain’s four-song debut is 100-percent all the way through. Give me an amazing four-song EP any day over 10 songs of mediocrity. … read more