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Retro-Review: ‘From Beer to Eternity’ by Ministry

What happened to Ministry’s lyrics? That’s what I’m asking myself because I just listened to their 2013 album From Beer to Eternity several times over…

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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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Retro-review: ‘Punishment for Decadence’ by Coroner

Coroner never got as much attention as they should have back in the day when thrash metal was on the rise. Well, at least not…

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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: ‘Above the Light’ by Sadist

Sadist is a band I never really gave much thought to. I was aware of their existence mostly due to advertisements in magazines like Metal…

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Retro-review: ‘Obscura’ by Gorguts

In the world of rock music, there are albums and there are milestones. Obscura by Canada’s Gorguts is one of the latter. Released in 1998,…

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Retro-review: ‘Individual Thought Patterns’ by Death

If you’re a fan of death metal then you’re probably familiar with the band Death. Death’s founder and lead vocalist, Chuck Schuldiner, is credited as…

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Retro-review: Damn the Machine’s self-titled album

Back in the early 1990s, Megadeth was on fire. They may not have been quite the meteor that Metallica was, but they were definitely a…

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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: ‘Odium’ by Morgoth

When it comes to death metal albums from 1993, I cannot recommend Morgoth’s Odium enough. This album from the German band could be called “experimental”…

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