Thrash Magazine is Back!

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Thrash Magazine has been sitting idol all to long, but it is time to resurrect us from the ashes. I took a rather small long paternity break from Thrash Magazine with the birth of my wife and I’s twins, but I can’t stay away from metal this long! We are streamlining the …

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10 Best Metal & Hardcore Albums of 2014

Trap Them – Blissfucker

2014 had a lot of solid music come out of it. It also had a lot of bands making solid comebacks. From metal to hardcore to punk, this was a great year for the overall genre. Yes, in still churned out the shit, but let’s focus on some of the …

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96 – “Caught In The Grips”

96 - Caught In The Grips

Today is one of those days where the hardcore world can breath a sigh of relief. Today is the day 96 releases their full length debut album, and let’s just say they’re doing hardcore right. No silly, redundant breakdowns. No over the top tough guy persona in the lyrics. Instead …

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The Best of 2012… Tim’s List

Cattle Decapitation - Monolith of Inhumanity

Here we are, 2013. 2012 is a thing of the past (and hopefully anymore predictions of the “rapture”). But there is one thing I need to reflect on, and that was an amazing year for the Metal world! Sure nothing is perfect and there are some wonderful blemishes on this …

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Dismember the Fallen with Nick Deneau

Dismember the Fallen

Last month, I was fortunate enough to reach out and speak to Nick from Dismember the Fallen, an up and coming deathcore band. The interview follows below:   Tim: For readers who may not know you, what is your name and position in the band? Nick: I’m Nick Deneau and …

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Whitechapel “Whitechapel”

Whitechapel - Whitechapel

I’ve slung my fair share of shit in deathcore’s direction, but there are a few bands in the genre that make its existence somewhat worthwhile.  Whitechapel, a six person riot that reigns from Knoxville, Tennessee, happens to be one of those bands.  Save for the drums, they’ve held a fairly …

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Burzum “Umskiptar”

Burzum - Umskiptar

I’ve listened to this album a few times now, and I’m a little lukewarm about it.  I’ve been a big fan of Burzum for a long time (with the exception of the prison albums), and of Varg’s musical style in general, but this album is pretty tepid. It’s a mixed …

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Mekong Delta “Intersections”

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Intersections is the latest offering from the German progressive thrash band Mekong Delta. Formed in the mid 80’s Mekong have been around for quite awhile now. Intersections is a new effort of old songs, all re-recorded with the current Mekong Delta line-up. This line-up is what consisted on the excellent …

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Shadows Fall “Fire From The Sky”

shadows fall fire from the sky

Over the last decade or so, Shadows Fall have become one of the most prominent faces for American heavy metal.  They garnered much attention and found a fan in me with their albums Of One Blood and The Art Of Balance, which showcased their fast, melodic guitar work and crushing …

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