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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Kill to Kill’ by Necro

Necro are a death metal band from a small country with a big sound. Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Necro have been around since 1995….

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Vultures Don’t Die’ by Overthrust

Overthrust are probably the best known death metal band in Africa. Upon listening to “Vultures Don’t Die,” you’ll find their growing fame is well deserved….

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Retro-Review: ‘Diabolical Summoning’ by Sinister

I have to admit, I’ve been looking forward to reviewing Sinister’s Diabolical Summoning all year. Back in the day of metal magazines, particularly Metal Maniacs…

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Tuesday Tune at Noon: ‘Hunt for White Christ’ by Unleashed

Yeah, I know, another lyric video. I’m not a fan of the format, but when you have a song like “The Hunt for White Christ”…

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Female Friday: ‘Coward’ by Aborn

Man, if “Coward” is indicative of what to expect of Brazil’s Aborn, then count me as someone who wants to hear more. The song is…

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Retro-Review: ‘Heartwork’ by Carcass

Carcass made a sharp, piercing statement in 1993 with Heartwork. The early 1990s was the time when death metal was coming to its own and…

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Retro-Review: ‘Wolverine Blues’ by Entombed

Wolverine Blues. What can you say? This album by Entombed created the “death ‘n’ roll” genre. Not a lot of bands can claim they created…

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Retro-Review: ‘Infierno De Dante’ by Transmetal

If I didn’t know that the 1993 album Infierno De Dante (Dante’s Inferno) by Transmetal was produced by the legendary Scott Burns, I probably would never…

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Retro-Review: ‘Transcendence Into the Peripheral’ by diSEMBOWELMENT

Transcendence into the Peripheral by diSEMBOWELMENT is a strange album and kind of a challenge to review. Seriously, what am I supposed to call their…

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Retro-Review: ‘Focus’ by Cynic

Cynic’s 1993 album Focus is another one of those albums I bought based on the reviews in the magazine Metal Maniacs. At the time, I…

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