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A Playlist for Katatonia’s Sanctitude

Katatonia’s new live album, Sanctitude, is out. This album is a recording from the tour they did in support of Dethroned and Uncrowned, an album on which they took the songs from Dead End Kings, stripped out the “metal” elements, … Continue reading

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Metal Movies: Welcome to Deathfest

Yesterday, I managed to see the fantastic documentary, Welcome to Deathfest, at a screening at San Francisco’s Noise Pop festival. The movie gives a¬†fascinating look into how Maryland Deathfest is put together every year. It’s really fascinating to see all … Continue reading

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Stumbling in the Dark Episode 013

Well, it’s been a while since the last podcast, hasn’t it? Let’s just say we hit a few stumbling blocks, but we’re back, and will try to be producing podcasts on a more frequent schedule. Hopefully, this episode makes up … Continue reading

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Reactions: Sidious’s Revealed in Profane Splendour

Sidious’s debut release, the 2013 EP, Ascension to the Throne of Self, was already impressive enough to make me put their debut full-length album, Revealed in Profane Splendour, on my list of most anticipated albums of 2014. Now, the wait … Continue reading

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The Soft Pink Truth – Why Do the Heathen Rage?

This June has been one hell of a month for metal releases, but one of the releases I’ve been enjoying the most isnt’ really metal…or is it? It’s The Soft Pink Truth’s Why Do the Heathen Rage?, and it consists … Continue reading

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Stumbling in the Dark on Soundrop

I’ve just started playing around with Soundrop, which is collaborative playlist/DJing. Basically, you can join a “room,” and add tracks to a room’s playlist, vote on tracks that you want to hear, and chat with other people who are in … Continue reading

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Preview tracks from Agalloch, Triptykon, Vallenfyre, Lacuna Coil

Here’s some good listening to get you excited about some albums coming out later this year. First up, Agalloch have released a preview track, “Celestial Effigy,” from their upcoming album: And Triptykon have released two tracks, “Breathing,” and “Boleskine House.” … Continue reading

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New vocalist for Arch Enemy

Well, there’s a bit of news that I wasn’t expecting – Arch Enemy have announced that Angela Gossow is stepping down as vocalist and will be replaced by Alyssa White-Gluz. I’m a bit disappointed, since I’ve been looking forward to … Continue reading

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Peeves and Praise

Okay, I’m just going to vent about a little pet peeve of mine: why, in the year 2013, do we still have so many albums whose U.S. release date is a week or two or more after the European release … Continue reading

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The Brightest Light Commentary Tracks

Just stumbled across this on Spotify – Wayne Hussey talking about the tracks on The Mission’s new album The Brightest Light. Worth checking out if you’re interested in how the songs were written. Related articles Concert Review: Wax Idols and … Continue reading

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