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Metal through the Decades (A Metal Head’s Rant)

Metal has been with music in one form or another since the 60s. It took its derivatives from blues and psychedelic rock, and in the late 60s and early 70s bands were starting to emerge in the “new found” genre. Bands like Alice Cooper, Steppenwolf, Led Zeppelin and The Who …

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Swamp Thing “Swamp Thing”

Swamp Thing - Swamp Thing

Short, punishing and what hardcore is supposed to be (in my eyes). I am talking about Swamp Thing’s up and coming self-titled 7″. This 4 song release follows up their full length “In Shame” and builds upon on the great things it started. Unfortunately I won’t be writing much about …

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A Life Once Lost with Bob Meadows

Thrash Magazine decided to have a quick chat with Bob Meadows (vocalist) in A Life Once Lost. We ended up getting some information about the up and coming release, the Seasons of Mist move and more. Hopefully we will chat again once the band gets closer to release time, fall 2011. …

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Best Album Covers (Gross, Amazing & Beyond)

Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell III The Monster Is Loose

Since the dawn of time, well since I began doing this in 1998, I have come across some crazy-ass album art. Outside of the spew core or whatever the hell they call that porn grind shit, album covers rarely impress me anymore, whether it is grossed out or just down …

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Best of 2010 – DonnieCake Style

Alcest - Ecailles de Lune

This was a surprisingly good year in metal. The metalcore and deathcore scenes became completely overrun and ruined, but that’s ok because we don’t care about them anymore anyways. We, or at least I, saw a huge resurgence in straight up metal, and black metal didn’t have a bad year …

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Metal that Changed the Decade

Celtic Frost - Monotheist

Below I have compiled a list of music that I feel has changed the way metal was presented, the way it was looked at and what it has become. Metal has become a part of my life beyond anything I would have thought when I started this site (originally Metal …

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