There’s never such thing as over for some. One of those is longtime Bullet For My Valentine drummer Michael “Moose” Thomas, who three years after being dismissed from BFMV has bounced back even stronger with Kill The Lights, a new supergroup alongside members of Throw The Fight, Night Signal and Still Remains. First came “The…

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The 21st century thus far for better or worse has been littered with throwback-themed acts; bands that are by no means “legacy” but aim to sound like it. For some it makes for an interesting and nostalgic musical flavour, for others it’s a copout for a lack of creativity or a sign of the genre…

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If you’re a Canadian like me who grew up in the 2000’s (if not, here’s a link to what I’m talking about), you’ll remember a set of commercials by an organization called Concerned Children’s Advertisers that ran on Teletoon all the time. One of them featured a series of young boys indulging themselves in their…

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For some, the debate still persists to this day: ’80s metal or ’90s alternative? Depends what your ears hear, what kind of background, musical or otherwise you come from or simply what generation or what end of Generation X you hail from. For me personally, I’d have to go with the ’80s, though as evidenced…

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Mike Shinoda is a living exemplar of resilience. In the 3 years since Chester Bennington took his own life, Shinoda has sprung back up on his feet, first releasing the three-track Post Traumatic EP as a means to cope, following it up with the solo album of the same name later in 2018. He then…

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-(16)- has an esteemed reputation as one of the main progenitors of sludge metal back in the 1990s, and 27 years after their first album they’re still at it: Dream Squasher is the eighth full-length instalment in 16’s catalogue, the latest in the eternal effort to ensure sludge doesn’t burn out and become sonically irrelevant.…

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