After 6 years, Mushroomhead is back on wax with their eighth album A Wonderful Life. Despite their last record The Righteous & The Butterfly’s success, three of their members headed for the exits in the years that followed, with vocalist Waylon Reavis’s reasons for doing so being the most damning of all. Nevertheless, the band…

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They’re back. After five years (not counting their EP The Duke or their 2018 cover album Legion: XX under their original name Burn The Priest) Lamb Of God have returned with their self-titled 10th LP. A lot of change and turmoil went into the making of it; the most pertinent piece being Art Cruz replacing…

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This is part three of a three-part series of reviews, or at least summaries of books that document the history of the music industry from the 1950s up to the present day; intended, as the books are to be educational, informative and laced with my personal take. Take it for what it’s worth and hopefully…

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California metalcore outfit The Ghost Inside are all about perseverance and overcoming. It’s not just empty lyrics- 5 years ago, a bus crash on tour that took the lives of both drivers didn’t just nearly derail the band, it almost killed them. Their return to the stage was dubbed “Rock’s Most Miraculous Comeback” by Kerrang!,…

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Since the release of their EP Victimized in 2013, Currents have carved out a niche for themselves in the metalcore/deathcore/djentosphere/etc. as fiery and precise angst merchants with a knack for touching the many nerves of universal suffering, within and without. Their latest pain-channeling is The Way It Ends, another large step away from the cliches…

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Whatever the market for instrumental psychedelic rock bands may be, Vienna’s Mothers Of The Land has found a cozy spot within it. Following up their 2016 release Temple Without Walls, their 6-track follow up Hunting Grounds continues their journey to new entrancing, mesmerizing heights, letting the music simply do the talking for them where words…

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One thing’s for sure, there’s no particular shortage of hard-hitting, aggressive metal music regularly manifested from the deepest bowels of the earth. One such example out of many showcased here so far is H8teball, a masked band from Scotland running off of a rough mix of thrash and death metal. H8teball is a fairly new…

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