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Getting Into: Ulver (1993-2003)

There have been a fair share of cases of bands starting out as metal and leaving the genre. Some came back, some tried not to go too far from home, and some just lost their relevance and credibility. And then there's Ulver, whose chameleonic nature made them take the most radical of U-turns and constantly shapeshift their sound.

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Posted: 21.02.2021 by RaduP | Comments (16)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - January 2021

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves in the metal that we live and breathe, and most importantly, write about. But there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal. Here's what we checked out this month.

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Posted: 14.02.2021 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 11 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

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. This issue features music from Morbid Sphere, Bummified, Fugue Tomb, Ogasawara, Haine, and Dim Crimson.

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Posted: 05.02.2021 by RaduP | Comments (6)

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A Year In Metal - 2020: "Highlights" Through The Eyes Of The MS Staff, Elites, And Official Contributors

2020 is over, but we're not quite done with it just yet (nor is it done with you). With the next edition of the Metal Storm Awards on their way, it's time for us to think back to those 12 months and try to remember what the two or three good moments were and how they escaped the shredder.

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Posted: 24.01.2021 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (18)

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Splitting Hairs / Hearing Splits (Jul-Dec 2020)

We regularly review full lengths, collaborations, sometimes even live albums. EPs and demos often get love in our Clandestine Cuts series. Heck, we even review a bunch of stuff that isn't metal. But when was the last time you saw a review of a split album? Exactly! We are here to make up for that!

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Posted: 21.01.2021 by RaduP | Comments (13)

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Getting Into: Motörhead: Part 3

Settling into their final and longest-lasting line-up after the departure of Würzel in 1995, the trio of Lemmy, Campbell and Dee would forge ahead to the end. This era would see the band hit some of the lowest ebbs of their career, but would see the band emerge as bonafide living legends before the curtains closed on a remarkable career; the final incarnation of Motörhead saw it all.

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Posted: 18.01.2021 by omne metallum | Comments (16)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - December 2020

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves in the metal that we live and breathe, and most importantly, write about. But there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal. Here's what we checked out this month.

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Posted: 16.01.2021 by RaduP | Comments (5)

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Remembering Alexi Laiho

Erstwhile Children Of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho passed away unexpectedly last week, as we were informed by his longtime bandmates. I felt that offering some special tribute would be appropriate.

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Posted: 05.01.2021 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (21)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 10 Issue #12 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

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. This issue features music from Cosmovore, Procession Of Spectres, Katla, Blood Star, Silent Tyrant, and Narzissus.

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Posted: 04.01.2021 by RaduP | Comments (3)