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‘Utopia Banished’ cemented Napalm Death as a metal band

When I first heard of Napalm Death, I had only been exploring the depths of the metal genre for less than a year. I had…

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Godflesh’s ‘Pure’ is still 1992’s heaviest album

Godflesh’s 1992 album Pure is probably the first album that I bought based on reviews alone. Pure is the sophomore outing by the band, fronted…

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Skrew debut album broke no new ground

Back in the early 1990s, there were a lot of bands I wanted to check out. Due to my rather rural location and the fact…

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Ministry’s Psalm 69 encapsulated early 90s political angst

“Sixty-nine, 69, 69” For those of you that bought Ministry’s 1992 album ΚΕΦΑΛΗΞΘ, or better known as Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the…

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On my mind #1: The Orville’s first episode, Star Trek: Discovery trailer

  Last night, I watched the first episode of the Orville. Here’s what I thought: The Good • It’s colorful: The Orville is a colorful…

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‘Buffy’ changed science fiction TV

If you didn’t know, it’s the 40th anniversary of the theatrical release of “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.” There’s a lot of buzz…

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Cathedral Mixtape: Doom with groove

It’s that time of month again, and I don’t mean that “time of month.” It’s time for the Monthly Mixtape. This month we look at…

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Faith No More Mixtape: Weird, crazy and awesome

So, this is the first feature I’m essentially doing for the fun of it, which I call the “Mixtape.” And yes, I know that nobody…

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