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Bleeding Through “The Great Fire”

Bleeding Through - The Great Fire

Will Bleeding Through’s latest effort be another step in the right direction or scare off fans like “The Truth” did? The self titled album released a few years back was an excellent step for the metalcore masters Bleeding Through. To me, “The Great Fire” is the wrong direction. The previous …

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MegaUpload’s Closure and What it Means to Piracy

Megaupload

To sum up the entire article in one simple word so viewers don’t need to move on is “nothing.” But there is ramifications across the board on this one that will affect the download community as people see it now. I will preface this article with a simple disclaimer: Thrash …

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With Daggers “Widowers EP”

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With Daggers, a hardcore band out of Rochester, NY released an EP titled “Widower” on January 3rd, 2012. From start to finish this album is raw, angry and depressing as all hell, especially if the lyrical content has real meaning to the band (which I have been unable to find …

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Best and Worst of 2011 – DonnieCake Style

2011 to me marked an extremely solid year in metal of all tastes. We saw a ton of major releases, a bunch of well received indie releases and the continued growth of the now tumbling down metalcore/deathcore scene. With 2012 shaping up to be a possible blockbuster year after 2011, …

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Decapitated “Carnival Is Forever”

On November 2nd, 2007 Decapitated band’s existence would come to a standstill. The tragic automobile accident a few days earlier left their drummer, Witold “Vitek” Kieltyka a founding member and brother to Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka (guitarist) deceased and also Adrian “Covan” Kowanek (Vocalist) in a coma. For obvious reasons, Decapitated …

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Septic Flesh “The Great Mass”

Back in 2008, fresh after their reunion shows Septic Flesh shocked the metal world with the release of “Communion”. Nothing less that astonishing, the 4 piece death/goth/black metallers brought together the genre with a near perfect blend of a classical orchestra as well. “Communion” was, to me, the be all, …

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Skinlab with Steev Esquivel

1. 2009-2011 looked to be a tough set of years for stabilizing a guitarist; you went through 3 that I know of. Are there specific reasons for this? Also, moving forward do you plan to continue on as only a 3 piece or are you picking up a second guitarist? …

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