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Deiphago – Satan Alpha Omega

The air raid sirens herald the forthcoming internecine and madness about to unfold. Bit by bit the thundering insanity decimates all in its path and leaves nary a trace of life or hope. Such is the latest effort from belligerent hatepreachers Deiphago. “Satan Alpha Omega” picks up where the previous “Filipino Antichrist” left off, if [&hellip

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Witch Cross – Fit For Fight

A long-forgotten classic now resurrected by Hells Headbangers (and boy, are they pushing it hard, with vinyl, disc, cassette, digital, and merch to be had!), Denmark’s Witch Cross were overshadowed by the Mercyful Fate/King Diamond juggernaut as far as the early Danish scene goes and gave us this one full-length in 1984 then quickly disappeared [&hellip

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IRON DOGS – COLD BITCH

You can probably bet they got their name from a song off of the first Exciter album, but then again maybe I’m wrong and just going off of instinct. Iron Dogs offer a solid retro sound that instead of trying to ape old German thrash or Nuclear Assault like so many other bands, take a [&hellip

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Blut Aus Nord – 777 Trilogy

THE CIRCLE IS NOW COMPLETE. Closing out their epic trilogy, we now have before us Epitomes XIV-XVIII, all five of which come out to just a little over 45 minutes. Focusing a bit more on atmosphere while still elevating moods to an all-time low (that’s sounds rather contradictory, but you’ll understand it once you hear [&hellip

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Cannibal Corpse

“Having been at their game for almost two and a half decades now, veteran goremongers Cannibal Corpse have their bloody brand of death metal down to a science. They haven’t let the years slow them down one bit—their 12th studio album, Torture, was released earlier this year and the band toured all out in support. They [&hellip

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Demoncy – Enthroned is the Night

It isn’t often enough that the world gets a Demoncy album, but by thunder, it sure is good when we do! After attempting a full band with 2003’s “Empire of the Fallen Angel”, frontman Ixithra once again opted to return to solo form for “Enthroned Is the Night”, as Demoncy had been for the majority [&hellip

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Sanguis Imperem – In Glory We March Towards Our Doom

Hey, that’s a pretty sweet cover! And a pretty sweet album title, also! So both of those factors got me pretty excited to see what this apparently war-obsessed act was all about. It’s on Hells Headbangers, too, so I just knew something had to be awesome here (it’s one of those gut instincts you get [&hellip

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HELLVETRON – DEATH SCROLL OF SEVEN HELLS AND IT’S INFERNAL MAJESTIES

A side project of Nyogthaeblisz (who you absolutely must hear to believe!) from Texas, Hellvetron opts for a more calmed down, blackdoom approach that their bastard brethren other band’s whirlwind black metal sound. Not the type of doom where the bass chords just go “DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!” over and over in the usual boring fashion, and not [&hellip

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Burzum – Umskiptar

Well another year, another Burzum album. Which is somewhat odd, coming from the guy who swore up and down that the more obscure something is, the more it defaults to being “better” than most things based on that simple fact alone and that less is more for many years. Maybe there’s a contract inked somewhere [&hellip

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UNAUTHORIZED AND PROUD OF IT! – The Story of Rock N’ Roll Comics

“We wanted this to be a history of rock n’ roll told completely out of chronological order.” “You gotta fight for your freedom every goddamn day of your life or you’ll lose it!” “He was just a dislikable fellow.” I have very fond memories of Rock N’ Roll Comics. They were obtainable at a Fry’s [&hellip

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