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Retro-Review: ‘Where Moth and Rust Destroy’ by Tourniquet

Tourniquet’s 2003 album Where Moth and Rust Destroy is definitely a metal album. I know a lot of people will groan out loud when they hear Tourniquet…

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Retro-review: ‘Volume 8: The Threat is Real’ by Anthrax

You can read a lot into the title of Anthrax’s 1998 album Volume 8: The Threat is Real. What could it have meant? Were they…

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Retro-review: ‘Sound of White Noise’ by Anthrax

Back in the early 1990s, Anthrax, a cover band with a few original songs here and there, decided to hire a new singer and release…

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Retro-review: ‘Sinister Slaughter’ by Macabre

Chicago’s Macabre know a lot about serial killers. Want proof? Listen to their 1993 album Sinister Slaughter. Macabre are what can be called the death-grind…

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Anthrax hits hard with ‘We’ve Come for You All’

From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, it could be tough to be an Anthrax fan. It wasn’t because they were making bad music. In…

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Orange Goblin’s ‘Time Traveling Blues’ stuck in unoriginality

When I hear someone say “Orange Goblin” the first two things that pop into my mind are Hulk Hogan and Donald Trump. But, Orange Goblin…

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D.R.I.’s ‘Crossover’ melds metal, punk perfectly

When you talk about punk music, a lot of those on the outside looking in think of people with facial piercings and multi-colored hair shaved…

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No squabbles here, Stolen Babies ‘Naught’ is great

If there’s one album I recommend that was made after Jan. 1, 2001, more than any other it would be 2006’s There Be Squabbles Ahead…

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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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Album anniversary: Godflesh ‘Pure’

Because this blog didn’t start until May 2017, I didn’t get an opportunity to mark the 25th anniversary of Godflesh’s album Pure. With Oct. 13…

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