You’ve heard black metal at least once in your life. Have you heard post-black metal though? How about post-post-black metal? All kidding aside, there’s always some  infectious brand of metal brewing over in Europe, and PBM-ers Harakiri For The Sky demonstrate that clearly. Their fifth record, Mӕre, showcases the ongoing evolution of their soaring black…

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Ricky Warwick is a man with a storied history and a great storytelling ability, a talent highly attributable to his Northern Irish upbringing. He originally made his bones with The Almighty in the ‘90s, going on to form (sic) after their first split then kickstart his solo career after their second. Since then, he’s dropped…

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Despite being hailed as an epicentre of all things alternative, Seattle does have a subtler hard rock undercurrent, mainly thanks to Duff McKagan who became a massive figure on the city’s punk circuit before moving down the coast and blowing up with Guns N’ Roses. Besides Loaded, one of the projects he’s been linked to…

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In a world where rock is seemingly making a comeback, the continued output of the Foo Fighters is a huge boost to the argument that it never left. From their beginnings with the self-titled debut Dave Grohl put together himself and the full band debut with The Colour And The Shape up to the 2020s,…

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2020 was supposed to be the year of Van Weezer. Of course, coronavirus restrictions threw a wrench in those efforts and pushed that record back to May 7 of this year, almost a full 365 since the original release date. In its place for now is OK Human, a record cut not from the cloth…

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Since the early ‘80s, Accept has carved a name out for themselves with their textbook brand of heavy metal, leaving their mark on the golden decade of metal and beyond with a string of classics made for battle-jacket headbangers the world over. Years removed from their original era and reunion with Udo Dirkschneider, the band…

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