Tag Archives: heavy metal

SKOLD – Dead God

April 30, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 Two decades after its inception, marred by Marilyn Manson’s arrival, industrial metal’s apocryphal album sees the light of night – newly expanded and brought up to speed. For many artists, sophomore platters come difficultly; for Tim Skold, it … Continue reading

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AM SAMSTAG – Dualism

February 28, 2022

Black Market Music 2022 Swiss noiseniks serve up a blistering set of unambiguous dilemmas to puzzle the listener with melodic paradoxes. It took this Lausanne ensemble almost three years to get from their 2019 debut EP to a full-length platter … Continue reading

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MIST TOWER – Fever Touch

February 14, 2022

Mist Tower 2022 On their way to first album, Ukrainian stoners test existential waters for surface tension. From single to EP to single, this Odesa quintet have been gearing towards their full-length debut for two years now, and this song … Continue reading

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SKINinc. – The First Era

January 22, 2022

SkinInc 2021 Taking stock of their promising past, Australian metal stalwarts return with futuristic prospects. It all started rather well, with this Perth band’s inaugural run of concerts peaking in 2000 on their twelfth day out in front of 35,000 … Continue reading

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MEGADETH – Unplugged In Boston

October 5, 2021

Megadeth 2006 / Cleopatra 2021 Thrash metal royalty rein in the noise to turn it into a stained-glass image of their regular lore. Seen from the outside as hardline purveyors of melodic clang and sociopolitical bark, Dave Mustaine’s quartet were … Continue reading

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