Trivium “In Waves”

Trivium - In Waves

Trivium’s latest release comes just as one thing becomes very apparent in mainstream metal:  the genre is flatlining.  In a part of the metal genre where most songs sound like choices from a choose-your-own-adventure book,  I hope that the highly anticipated “In Waves” would bring to rest the notion that …

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4ARM with Danny Tomb

4Arm

On the tail end of the summer, I was fortunate enough to email Danny Tomb of the Australian thrash outfit, 4ARM. During this time, I listened to a lot of what the thrashers from down under had to offer, and to put it simply, these guys know how to get …

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Andrew WK “Party All Goddamn Night”

There is music that makes a person wonder what the hell they are listening to while other music is very clearly defined.  There is music that motivates people, and there is music that makes people lazy.  Likewise, there are musicians who write to appeal to a certain crowd while others …

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Chimaira “The Age of Hell”

Chimaira - The Age of Hell

Before I ooze over how great this new Chimaira album is, allow me to get you caught up in recent “roster moves” for the band. We had three departures in the past year for the band, saying goodbye to Jim (bass), Chris (keyboards/programming), and Andols (drums). Replacements came in the …

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The Agonist with Alissa White-Gluz

The Agonist

Alissa White-Gluz took some time from her day before their performance at the Palladium in Worcester, MA, to chat with Thrash Magazine about the new Agonist EP The Escape due September 3rd, their current trek on the Pandemonium Over North America 2011 tour, and bands she would personally love to …

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Cave In “White Silence”

Cave In have returned with White Silence, and yet again, their sound has shifted from expectations. Whether you like this or not will probably have been determined already for fans given the bands history, as this shifting around is not a new thing for Cave In. After Perfect Pitch Black …

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Septic Flesh with Christos Antoniou

Septic Flesh

Septic Flesh, from Athens, Greece, is a death metal band that has gone through a few genre changes. With their latest releases of Communion and now The Great Mass, their unique symphonic death metal is making waves. Tim and myself had the pleasure of a post-performance interview with Christos Antoniou …

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Unearth “Darkness in the Light”

Unearth are back to form with Darkness in the Light. The songwriting has attained more aggression, and Phipps sounds as good as he ever has. Still very much metalcore, there is a lot of melody on this album. It’s almost as if they are sneaking it in wherever they can, …

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