Agnostic Front “My Life My Way”

Agnostic Front, a name that has defined NY hardcore forever, or at least since the 80’s which at times seems like forever, is back with a new release, My Life My Way. It’s been a while since we have heard from Agnostic Front, and even longer since they have released …

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Dropkick Murphys “Going Out in Style”

Dropkick Murphys - Going Out in Style

People seem to either love the Dropkick Murphys or really hate them. Those that love them have evolved with the band and appreciate how the sound has grown while still being fans of the somewhat harder-edged past, those who hate them probably never liked them in the first place. I …

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Rev Theory “Justice”

I’m not fluent in cock rock.  I don’t listen to it, and I have no interest in it whatsoever, so I’m completely outside of its target demographic.  Bands like Hinder and Velvet Revolver do nothing for me.  That said, it’s hard for me to determine where the boundaries are.  I’m …

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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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Ace Augustine “The Absolute”

Some albums sound really promising on their first listen, but on subsequent spins you start to notice your enthusiasm waning.  I have encountered many releases that fit into this category, and it’s always a bit disappointing when it happens.  On one hand, you really recognize the talent that a band …

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GlassJAw “Coloring Book EP”

GlassJAw, no stranger to frequent line up changes, is truly a diamond in the rough in the world of post-rock.  GlassJAw are the masters of making sweet, sweet music out of the most painful, cacophonic sounds and turning them into some seriously interesting music.  All through their career, GlassJAw’s production …

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Darkest Hour “The Human Romance”

Darkest Hour are a melodic death metal band based out of Washington, D.C. I hear some death metal influence, but I hear a lot more melodic death on this album than the last, which is not necessarily a bad thing, and considering the last album it’s probably a good move. …

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The Warriors “See How You Are”

clink, clink, clink… warriors, come out to play-a… clink, clink, clink… warriors, come out to play-a… The Warriors are a hardcore, punk/rock band with a definite pre-metalcore sound. If you are bored with post punk and find metalcore tedious The Warriors may be the cure for that situation. The fifth …

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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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