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28.03 Below The Sun - New Album Announced
Russian post-doom metallers Below The Sun are releasing their sophomore album, Alien World, via Temple Of Torturous on May 26th, 2017. The album is based on the science fiction novel 'Solaris' by Stanisław Lem; a 1961 tale that explores the nature of human memory in the context of complex communications between human and non-human life forms. Below you can see the cover artwork, tracklist and teaser.Read more

Clandestine Cuts Vol. 7 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by Nefarious, Mr. Doctor | 25.03
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Yugen, Crackhouse, Easy Death, Scars Divide, Obsolith & Green Fiend.
Almost Too Hot To Handle: UFO & Saxon In Denver, CO At The Summit Music Hall On 21 Mar 2017
by D.T. Metal | 24.03
NWOBHM was very much alive in Denver the other night. Saxon and UFO, two of the leading bands of the movement, took the audience on a trip down memory lane and it was spectacular.
70000 Tons Of Metal 2017 - Day Three: Metal Music In The Haitian Sun
by D.T. Metal, CROMCarl | 18.03
Day 3 marks "Port Day" on 70000 Tons Of Metal. It's a time for anyone to have the standard mainstream vacation portion of the cruise…but in metal is anything "mainstream"? What awaited fans and musicians alike was sunning, swimming, snorkeling, exploring, volleyball, boating, jet skiing, open ocean zip lines and a go-kart style rollercoaster.
Getting Into: Melt-Banana
by ScreamingSteelUS | 17.03
The articles in this series begun by our own Baz Anderson are designed to give a brief overview of a band's entire discography, so as to provide a clear point of entry for the uninitiated. It offers a different approach from the typical review format, for the curious newcomer to a well-traveled band. Melt-Banana Noise punk, experimental rock, grindcore, noisecore, hardcore punk Japan Picture The Damned. Now replace Dave Vanian's noble baritone with mousy tittering more akin to Kirby's chipmunk vocalizations, Captain Sensible with a masked stack of effects pedals and hemorrhagic...
MS Awards 2016 - Staff Picks!!
by D.T. Metal | 10.03
It wasn't an easy task... emotions ran high… threats were made... longtime friendships were on the verge of falling apart…

Nah, it wasn't that bad, and in the end we came to our senses, hugged it out, and "kumbaya" was echoing in the halls of the MS Tower.
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