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Retro-Review: ‘Lead and Aether’ by Skepticism

I wasn’t sure what I was jumping into with Skepticism 1998 album Lead and Aether. I knew it was in a subgenre called “funeral doom.”…

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Grey Garden’ by Windhand

It’s a gloomy wet Tuesday in my part of the world and what better music to play than some doom metal. So today we’re going…

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Monday Midnight Music: ‘Night Swimming’ by Dentist

You don’t really think of the words “dreamy” and “dentist” in the same sentence, but here we’ll make an exception. This is the official music…

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Retro-review: ‘Leprosy’ by Death

Death didn’t take a break following their breakthrough and genre creating album, Scream Bloody Gore. They followed it up with 1988’s Leprosy, an album that’s…

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Farewell Friday: ‘Kingdom of Fire’ by Monstrosity

‘Kingdom of Fire’ is a track by Monstrosity off their upcoming album The Passage of Existence. As we have come to expect from Monstrosity, “Kingdom…

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Retro-Review: ‘Dig’ by I Mother Earth

I Mother Earth is one of the many bands whose videos were played on MTV’s Headbangers Ball once or twice and then never aired again….

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Thursday Midday Music: ‘Henkselipoika’ by Korpiklaani

Admittedly, I’m not very familiar with “folk metal.” But from Korpiklaani’s video for “Henkselipoika,” I think it’s something I can get into. What is folk…

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Obsolete Beings’ by Voivod

If there’s ever been a band that’s persevered in good times and bad, it’s Voivod. While they may have never broken through to the mainstream,…

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Monday Midnight Music: “Zero Day” by Nothing

Relapse Records is releasing Dance on the Blacktop by Nothing, a band out of Philadelphia, on Aug. 24. To pave the way, they released a…

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Retro-Review: ‘Colored Sands’ by Gorguts

Colored Sands by Gorguts is one of those albums I’m kind of reluctant to write about after I reviewed it. Much of that’s going to…

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