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Staff pick
Metallic Taste Of Blood - Doctoring The Dead
Experimental and noisy

This album is an amalgamation of ambient atmosphere, structure and noise. It's convoluted yet sensible enough not to appear to be completely out to lunch. This is food for the restless mind. If you, like me, enjoyed their début album, this will definitely sit well with you.

Try the album teaser at SoundCloud.

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Picked by: Ivor
Thumbs up: Darkside Momo
 
Cynic - To Embark On European Tour 03.07

The awaited return from Cynic to Europe is finally upon us. The progressive trio announced their eagerly awaited European headliner tour in support of their latest album Kindly Bent To Free Us for October. They will be joined by Polish band Tides From Nebula as well as Paul Masvidal's and Amy Correia's shared project Onward With Love. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see the band live in Europe. For a list of all confirmed dates, see below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Cattle Decapitation - Unveil Another New Track 03.07

Who wants to hear new material from Cattle Decapitation? Here it is! The San Diego deathgrinders have recently unveiled another track from their newest musical offering, The Anthropocene Extinction. The hard-hitting opus second single, "Mammals In Babylon" is available for consumption over here. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Dragony - Announce Second Album, Cover Art Revealed 03.07

Austrian power metallers Dragony have announced the title of their second album, and revealed its front cover artwork. The follow-up to their debut album Legends from 2011, will be titled Shadowplay, and will be released in September via Limb Music. The album's cover artwork was designed by the Hungarian artist Péter Sallai, known from his cooperation with acts such as Sabaton, Crematory or Satyricon. You can see the cover below. (by Dragonherb)   Read more ››
 
Sources Of I - Upcoming EP Streaming In Full 03.07

Here is new black metal to discover. The Bulgarian band Sources Of I is offering a full stream of their new EP Faces, that will be out on August 14th through Tanquam Aegri Somnia (Kaotoxin). You can stream it via SoundCloud below. Faces, the debut EP by the band, is a 21 minutes epic, doomy, black metal journey. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
 
Angel Vivaldi - Share New Video 03.07

Last year, Angel Vivaldi released the excellent EP, Away With Words Part 1. Now you can check out the newest video from the progressive metal band for the track ". _ _ _ _" (One). This is a perfect opportunity to discover Angel Vivaldi's music if you still haven't. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Metal Storm & Review Ratings 03.07

Here we go. Metal Storm & Review Ratings Hi, I'm Troy McClure BitterCOld and you might remember me from such famous behind the MS scenes articles like So You Want To Write A Guest Review For Metal Storm?, About The Metal Storm Awards, About The Metal Storm Awards… Results Edition, and Teenage Lesbian Nurses… In Bondage. I'm back with another installment, Metal Storm & Review Ratings. (by BitterCOld)   Read more ››
 
Nightwish & Sabaton - Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA - 28 April 2015 26.06

Nightwish,who recently toured in North America with Sabaton and Delain in tow, delivered a flawless performance at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, CA. (by Susan)   Read more ››
 
Mono - Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia - 23.04.2015 22.06

My interest in checking out shows of bands hailing from sub-genres like experimental post-rock, instrumental post-metal (or similar in this vein) has been present more and more over recent years. So, of course, to attend a concert of Mono in our capital city was the right thing to do. The band was touring across Europe in support of their latest double-album release: The Last Dawn and Rays Of Darkness. (by Abattoir)   Read more ››
Random stuff
  Random album
Municipal Waste - Massive Aggressive (2009)

Municipal Waste are back with another blazing fast offering of crossover thrash. Massive Aggressive lives up to its namesake. The band rips through 13 songs in a scant 28 minutes and change… it's an audio hurricane that showcases what we've come to know, love, and expect from the Waste. The band is tight. Ryan Waste lays down tons of great riffs all at warps speed. Dave Witte is a beast behind the kit. Bassist Land Phil, who has traditionally gotten some space in the mix, now also gets... (by BitterCOld)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 7.5      Users: 7.6 | 103 votes
  Random trivia
Sonata Arctica

In the song "Letter To Dana", the name Dana comes from The X-Files character Special Agent Dana Katherine Scully, M.D.

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