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Throwback Thursday: ‘Black No. 1’ by Type O Negative

Of all the albums to miss on its 25th anniversary, I had to miss Bloody Kisses by Type O Negative. I bought this album around…

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Retro-Review: ‘Elements’ by Atheist

It not sure what Atheist was going for with their third album Elements. On one hand, you have death metal pushed to its most technical…

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Wraith in the Apparatus’ on Death …Is Just the Beginning MMXVIII

The venerable extreme metal compilation from Nuclear Blast, Death …Is Just the Beginning, is back with another volume. Titled MMXVIII, it includes a mix of…

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Retro-review: ‘Crimson II’ by Edge of Sanity

Ever since I read the original review for Edge of Sanity’s album Crimson in Metal Maniacs way back in 1996, I’ve always been curious to…

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Farewell Friday: ‘No Soldier Left Behind’ by Trappist

What better way to kick off the weekend than with a song about beer? Luckily, there’s a lot of metal songs about beer and “No…

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Throwback Thursday: ‘I Don’t Care’ by Obituary

In honor of the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to rollback environmental protections that help ensure we don’t all have black lung, here’s “I Don’t Care”…

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘When the Jackals Come’ by Immolation

I reviewed Immolation’s 2013 album Kingdom of Conspiracy back in May. If there’s one thing you can say about them, it’s that they’re consistently good…

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Monday Midnight Music: ‘Vixen in Disguise’ by Clan of Xymox

Clan of Xymox has been around a very long time. Formed as a trio in 1981, they released 16 albums since then. “Vixen in Disguise”…

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Retro-Review: ‘Transnational Speedway League’ by Clutch

In the world of heavy music, Clutch is an institution all to themselves and Transnational Speedway League: Anthems, Anecdotes and Undeniable Truths is where it…

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Throwback Thursday: ‘Hollowman’ by Entombed

I know, I know, everybody does “Throwback Thursday.” But hey, it’s a great concept and what better way to start than with Entombed and their…

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