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Knives Out! “Black Mass Hysteria”

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Back in 2001 I was brought up to speed (thanks to ThePRP.com’s review) of a band called Dog Fashion Disco. 2001 marked the year they release ‘Anarchists of Good Taste,’ a relatively unknown hard rock/avant-garde metal band. This album at the time reminded me that good music comes in all …

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Avatar “Black Waltz”

Avatar - Black Waltz

“Black Waltz” is the latest installment from Gothenberg gothic metal band Avatar.  Yep, it’s pretty much another Gothenberg album from another Gothenberg band. The album begins with “Let us die”.  With the exception of some tepid tapping about half way through this tune, it’s pretty boring, repetitive and unremarkable. “Torn …

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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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Mudvayne “Mudvayne”

This album makes me want to listen to Mudvayne again.  I had very very low expectations from this album.  What, you liked “The New Game”?  Low expectations aside, I am happy with what this album puts forth.  Mudvayne has apparently begun to make the shift back to the style of …

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Dirge Within

The name of the band Dirge Within, is interesting to say the least and sounds as if there is a story behind it. Where did the name come from and what is the story? The name Dirge i felt was dark and fit the music i was writing at first …

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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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Pepperdome

The name of the band Pepperdome, is interesting to say the least and sounds as if there is a story behind it. Where did the name come from and what is the story? I wish I had a fantastic story about how I sat for hours discussing ideas and life …

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Psychostick with Jake McReynolds

The name of the band Psychostick, is interesting to say the least and sounds as if there is a story behind it. Where did the name come from and what is the story? Well, as I understand it, Rob had the idea while half asleep one night, got up and …

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Sweet Cyanide with Mike & Sal

Can you briefly summarize how the band formed and what you do in Sweet Cyanide? Mike- We have been running around the same local circuit for years, did some regional touring together, and always wanted to work together. I got a call from Sal to come in and help out …

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