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Blood Ceremony “Blood Ceremony”

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After experiencing Blood Ceremony for the first time live on Ghost’s 13 Dates of Doom Tour, I knew I had to get my greasy paws all over this album. To put it simply, this band is everything the first wave of heavy metal was trying to leave behind. There are …

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King Giant “Dismal Hollow”

King Giant - Dismal Hollow

King Giant has managed to make a modern sounding Black Sabbath sound and hit it out of the park with “Dismal Hollow.” 8 tracks of southern greatness, with elements of doom and groove metal intertwined throughout. As you listen to this album in its entirety, you get a sense of …

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Best And Worst Of 2011 – Apex Predator Style

THE BEST The year 2011 wasn’t as bad for metal as I had initially feared. In all honesty, I did not listen to half of the albums that were released last year, but from what I did hear, the following (in no particular order) were my favorites: Sylosis – Edge …

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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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Best of 2009 – DonnieCake Style

Nile - Those Whom the Gods Detest

The best metal albums of 2009 were a pretty hard year to determine. Unlike 2008, the music was relatively good. Although the deathcore/metalcore/whatevercore genres strongly took a nose dive, 2009 saw a huge growth in solid releases in the more typical genres of metal (black, death, power, straight up heavy …

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10 Saddest Metal Songs

This is a list of some of my favorite “sad” metal/hardcore/punk songs. Some are angry, some about death or suicide and some just plain sad. Let me know your thoughts and recommend some as well. I tried to compile these songs without Black & Doom metal, since well, they should …

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