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LizZard - "Majestic" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 29, 2014
Majestic is the newest full-length release from the French alt-rock trio LizZard. I was turned onto these guys a few years a…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Sixx:A.M. - "Modern Vintage" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Oct 29, 2014
Modern Vintage is the third album from Sixx:A.M., a band formed initially as a side project for rock 'n roll bad boy Nikki Si…

Rating: 8 / 10

Internal Bleeding - "Imperium" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Oct 29, 2014
I think the problem with Imperium, the latest album from New York death/slam metallers Internal Bleeding is that it sounds ex…

Rating: 6 / 10

Slipknot - ".5: The Gray Chapter" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Charlie Steffens on Oct 28, 2014
Since their 2008 All Hope is Gone album, Slipknot had experienced the kind of setbacks that would destroy a weaker band. The…

Rating: 8 / 10

These Are They - "Steeple of Blood" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 27, 2014
With a brand new album, death metal supergroup These Are They are once again unleashing their ferocious sound. At the Feast o…

Rating: 7 / 10

While Heaven Wept - "Suspended At Aphelion" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 24, 2014
Suspended At Aphelion is yet another album that, for quite some time now, has been highly anticipated by the metal world. Thi…

Rating: 9.5 / 10

The Contortionist - "Language" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 23, 2014
Complex, delicate, and otherworldly — The Contortionist combines these elements to design an album unlike any other. Featurin…

Rating: 9 / 10

Exodus - "Blood In, Blood Out" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 22, 2014
Heavy metal fans rejoice! The most anticipated heavy metal release of 2014 is here and was well worth the wait, with Blood In…

Rating: 9.5 / 10

Hellion @ Whisky a Go Go (Hollywood, CA) on October 2, 2014 [Show Review]
Comments Show Review » by: Charlie Steffens on Oct 22, 2014
After Hellion played the Whisky on October 2nd, any preconceived belief that the band's golden era was set back sometime in t…
Nonpoint - "The Return" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 21, 2014
It has been a while since I heard from Nonpoint and, as a fan from back in the day, I was anxious to dig into The Return and…

Rating: 7 / 10

Bloodtruth - "Foresworn" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 20, 2014
Off their highly anticipated new album, Obedience, comes the single "Foresworn"—a guttural, gruesome and unbelievably technic…

Rating: 8 / 10

Revocation - "Deathless" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 20, 2014
Very few bands today shred harder than Boston, Massachusetts natives, Revocation. This brutal bunch has the art of writing wh…

Rating: 9.5 / 10

Orange Goblin - "Back From The Abyss" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Oct 20, 2014
You could say that Orange Goblin are something of a British heavy metal institution in so much as there won't be a heavy meta…

Rating: 7 / 10

Nick Johnston - "Atomic Mind" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Oct 20, 2014
Nick Johnston is a beautiful man. I'm not sure if "Atomic Rock" is actually a genre recognized by humans, but it certainly do…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

SINEMA - "Between Heaven & Hell" (feat. Craig Mabbitt) [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 20, 2014
The chugging, guitar-fueled intro of "Between Heaven & Hell" (featuring Escape The Fate's Craig Mabbitt) gives way to a raw b…

Rating: 7.8 / 10

Climates - "Body Clocks" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Oct 15, 2014
While the climate is changing, so is the band Climates. Their new album Body Clocks will surely get your tundra warm and seas…

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Affiance - "Midnight" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 10, 2014
You may know Affiance for their hilariously genius music video, "Call To The Warrior," or for their epic cover of "The Final…

Rating: 9 / 10

Obey The Brave - "Salvation" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 01, 2014
Salvation is an unrelenting, violent disc that more than establishes the Canadian act, Obey The Brave, as a formidable force…

Rating: 8 / 10

Brimstone Coven - "Brimstone Coven" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Oct 01, 2014
This self-titled release from Brimstone Coven caught me completely off guard. The band name combined with the skull-adorned a…

Rating: 7 / 10

The Tea Party - "The Ocean At The End" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Marina on Oct 01, 2014
2014 seems to be the year of the resurrection of popular Canadian '90s bands, and we couldn't be happier! The Tea Party have…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

decoded - "Topanga" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Oct 01, 2014
There isn't much information on Los Angeles outfit decoded. Their biog reveals that they incorporate elements of blues and gr…

Rating: 6 / 10

The Haunted - "Exit Wounds" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Oct 01, 2014
A lot of criticism has been levelled at Swedish shredders The Haunted over the course of their last few albums, so it's great…

Rating: 8 / 10

Weedeater - "...And Justice For Y'All" (Reissue/Remastered) [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 29, 2014
The opening moments of "Tuesday Night," the first track on ...And Justice For Y'All, really shows how Weedeater set the tone…

Rating: 7 / 10

Flyleaf - "Between The Stars" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bobbi Kyle on Sep 29, 2014
Writing a review for Flyleaf's new album, Between The Stars, was much more challenging than I expected. Being a longtime fan…

Rating: 8 / 10

Black Crown Initiate - "The Wreckage Of Stars" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 29, 2014
I'll just get this out of the way before we go any further with the new album from Black Crown Initiate – this band has some…

Rating: 8 / 10