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Overkill “The Electric Age”

overkill the electric age

Overkill has done it again. They once again have written a crazy album that meets expectations and then keeps going. This time, our 10-track audio armageddon is called, The Electric Age. I don’t know how they do it, but from “Come and Get It” to the closing notes of “Good …

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Swashbuckle, Winners Of March Metal Madness 2012

With March of 2012 behind us, it means that another episode of Thrash Magazine’s March Metal Madness has ended.  This year, we decided to pick 250 bands and throw them in a pool, and you, the readers, determined everything from who competed to who progressed.  As a staff member here, …

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Warbringer with John Kevill

On March 9th, Thrash Mag’s own Tim Ledin and co-owner, Don Alcombright, had the pleasure of speaking with John Kevill, lead singer of Warbringer. At the time, Warbringer was in the opening slot for Symphony X and Iced Earth’s co-headlining North American tour. This stop on the tour was at …

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Desaster “The Arts of Destruction”

Desaster - The Arts of Destruction

So this was the first album I got to review that I’ve genuinely liked.  These guys are true to their genre, don’t take themselves too seriously and deliver some excellent blackened thrash.  The only negative things I can say about this album is that there are a few tracks that …

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4ARM “Submission For Liberty”

4Arm - Submission For Liberty

Some months ago, I did an interview with an upcoming thrash band named 4ARM. At the time, I got to listen to one track off of their upcoming album, Submission For Liberty, and was blown away. Now months later, Submission For Liberty has been released and I still have that …

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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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Bleeding Through “The Great Fire”

Bleeding Through - The Great Fire

Will Bleeding Through’s latest effort be another step in the right direction or scare off fans like “The Truth” did? The self titled album released a few years back was an excellent step for the metalcore masters Bleeding Through. To me, “The Great Fire” is the wrong direction. The previous …

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Best and Worst of 2011 – DonnieCake Style

2011 to me marked an extremely solid year in metal of all tastes. We saw a ton of major releases, a bunch of well received indie releases and the continued growth of the now tumbling down metalcore/deathcore scene. With 2012 shaping up to be a possible blockbuster year after 2011, …

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Skeletonwitch “Forever Abomination”

Skeletonwitch - Forever Abomination

I had an old friend of mine ask me recently, “Hey what’s the metal scene like nowadays? I remember when Limp Bizkit and Korn were Gods to all of us skater kids.” I linked a Skeletonwitch video to him. The 5-piece from Ohio has released yet another amazing album, Forever …

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