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3 Inches of Blood – Long Live Heavy Metal

A rousing¸ chest-beater of an album title¸ 'Long Live Heavy Metal' is 3 Inches of Blood's magnum opus¸ their 'Painkiller' if you will. A bold ...
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Cancer Bats – Dead Set on Living

Cited as a lyrically and musically more upbeat album¸ vocalist and frontman Liam Cormier had - following the lead-up to the album - expressed his ...
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Allegaeon – Formshifter

Allegaeon (pronounced: uh-lee-juhn) are everything that a great modern metal band should be: they’re heavy¸ they’re memorable and ...
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God Forbid – Equilibrium

Rewind to 2009: God Forbid had just put out their fifth album ‘Earthsblood’ and were on the cusp of a busy touring schedule¸ when ...
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Black Breath – Sentenced to Life

Oozing in aggression and 90's inspired Swedish death metal riffs¸ Black Breath's follow-up to the 2010 critically praised 'Heavy Breathing' is an ...
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Lacuna Coil – Dark Adrenaline

Dark Adrenaline is the latest offering from Italian five-piece Lacuna Coil and effectively does exactly what it says on the tin when it serves up ...
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Job For a Cowboy – ‘Demonocracy’

Job for a Cowboy have come a long way since their inception. Their debut EP ‘Doom’ (released in 2006) sparked a huge movement in the ...
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Cannibal Corpse – ‘Torture’

Cannibal Corpse are an institution. No level of technicality or heaviness will ever be able to mimic the propensity this band has for writing ...
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Last Witness – ‘Mourning After’

Dissonant¸ visceral and pissed off; ‘Mourning After’ is all of these things. A straight-forward¸ no-nonsense affair¸ if you like ...
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Eluveitie – ‘Helvetios’

Eluveitie return to the folk metal scene with their first new release in two years.  It’s certainly charted better that any of their ...
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