Tag Archives: heavy metal


October 6, 2022

Born Free, Then Caged Music 2022 Lap-steel-laden ensemble leaden old favorites to refresh their shine and get away with it. For all the originality of his approach, playing heavy metal on what’s considered a primarily country-rock instrument, Sean Williamson has … Continue reading

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July 26, 2022

Global Rock 2022 His licks as brilliant as stellar steel, a metal scene mainstay’s mercenaries stroll on down, without ever straying from heroic path set aeons ago. Jack Starr’s was put on this earth in order not to surprise the … Continue reading

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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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