ALBUM REVIEW: Unity Through Tragedy “Shut Your F*cking Mouth” (Hardcore)

The members of Unity Through Tragedy are each a rare treasure, who shocked me to my core the moment they touched their instruments when I saw them on Halloween night this year. They’re loud, aggressive, and one of the best things to come out of Canada since the invention…..

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BATTLECROSS “A Band For This Time and Place” An Interview with Hiran Deraniyagala

Heavy metal masters who are on the brink of becoming true lords of the genre, Battlecross are one of the most exciting bands out there today. It was an honor to sit down the always eloquent Hiran Deraniyagala and learn about what makes his music so special.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Visigoth “The Revenant King” (Heavy Metal)

This album is loaded with unanswered questions. Is the song “Creature of Desire” about freedom and motorbikes, or repressed sexual urges? Will Visigoth release the best “Necropolis” cover of 2015? I know I spout a lot of crap in my reviews but trust me when I say that we’ve got just about the full monty from the debut album of these Salt Lake City-based bandits.

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SHOW REVIEW – Battlecross Pleasing Fans in Philly

Battlecross have started to carve out their own spot in the scene as a sort of ‘gateway band’. Sure they’re no Metallica, but when it comes to group ushering fans into the world of death metal it seems that there is no better option than Battlecross. These guys have a decidedly accessible sound that’s a lot less alienating than the music of many of their peers.

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SHOW REVIEW – Clutch and The Spirit of Rock n’ Roll

To be perfectly honest, before last night I didn’t know all that much about Clutch. Sure I heard Earth Rocker and thought it was pretty good, but I had no clue they were big enough to have multiple techs, and a merch guy as well as huge backdrop. There was a sense of…not necessarily extravagance, but certainly something like it,

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