Review: Therion – Lemuria

Review: Therion – Lemuria
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Therion Lemuria Nuclear Blast The last time I received a Therion release, it was a slipcase promotional copy. As if that’s not bad enough, there were only two full songs

Review: The Waxwings – Let’s Make Our Descent

Review: The Waxwings – Let’s Make Our Descent
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THE WAXWINGS LET’S MAKE OUR DESCENT Rainbow Quartz Although you can hear the garage influences Detroit’s The Waxwings pull a few tricks from the glory days of the Rolling Stones

Review: The Shore – Self-Title

Review: The Shore – Self-Title
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THE SHORE THE SHORE Maverick In a time when labels are scrambling to capitalize on the space Coldplay has left while they record their new album with UK bands like

Review: The Thrills – Let’s Bottle Bohemia

Review: The Thrills – Let’s Bottle Bohemia
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THE THRILLS LET’S BOTTLE BOHEMIA Virgin The Thrills debut So Much for the City was greeted with so many fantastic reviews, awards and a wallop of hype that you’d think

 
 
Review: Terrorfakt – Cold Steel World

Review: Terrorfakt – Cold Steel World
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TERRORFAKT COLD STEEL WORLD Metropolis 4/5 If you’re not familiar with them already, then now is a good time to discover the caustic rhythms and dance-club war-zone created by Terrorfakt.

Review: Skinlab – Nerve Damage

Review: Skinlab – Nerve Damage
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Skinlab Nerve Damage Century Media As a thank-you to their fans and to mark 10 years as a band, Skinlab are releasing Nerve Damage. What started out originally as an

Review: Singapore Sling – Life Is Killing My Rock’N’Roll

Review: Singapore Sling – Life Is Killing My Rock’N’Roll
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SINGAPORE SLING LIFE IS KILLING MY ROCK’N’ROLL Stinky Singapore Sling’s debut album, The Curse of Singapore Sling, was greeted by over-anxious critics who hailed this Icelandic import as the rising

Review: Otep – House Of Secrets

Review: Otep – House Of Secrets
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Otep House Of  Secrets Capitol Otep is back with House of Secrets, the follow-up to their major-label full-length debut, Sevas Tra. The music this band plays revolves around female singer

Review: Panzer AG – This Is My Battlefield

Review: Panzer AG – This Is My Battlefield
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PANZER AG THIS IS MY BATTLEFIELD Accession Records 4/5 Somewhere between Icon of Coil and Combichrist, Andy Laplegua finds time for another project, Panzer AG. This first release under the

Review: Nonpoint – Statement

Review: Nonpoint – Statement
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Nonpoint Statement Lava Even from their first album, Struggle, in 1999, the band Nonpoint wasn’t a simple metalcore band. This band’s music has always had substance lyrically, vocally and musically.