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70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 - Day One: Ready To Rock 'N Roll

Remember live concerts and festivals? Ahhh, those were the days. Hopefully we all can enjoy watching bands on stage sooner rather than later, but until then let's check what happened during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise in early January.

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Posted: 12.09.2020 by D.T. Metal | Comments (2)

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

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves on our thousands of metal reviews and interviews and article; metal is our collective soul and passion, which is why we bother with this junk. That being said, we'd be lying if we stuck to our trve-kvlt guns and claimed that metal is the only thing we ever listen to. Whether we want to admit it or not, we do check out some other stuff from time to time; some of us are more poptimistic than others, but there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal.

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Posted: 12.09.2020 by musclassia | Comments (6)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 10 Issue #8 - 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. 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 Sulfure, Astralist, Rituals, Narziss, Bloodsabbath and Winter's End.

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Posted: 08.09.2020 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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Streaming For Vengeance

Are livestreams a good alternative to physical concerts in a pandemic?

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Posted: 05.09.2020 by omne metallum | Comments (10)

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Cry Yourself To Ash: Exploring The O)))verse (2005-2009)

For a genre as hard to get into as drone metal, it is surprising how much of a household name Sunn O))) have become. Though with a fairly limited but devout fanbase, most people still see them as that band that plays only one note slowly. But the O)))-verse is large and includes a lot of sounds, experiments and a fair share of side projects. We hope to explore at least part of those in this three-part article series.

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Posted: 05.09.2020 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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Painkiller - 30 Years Of Riding The Metal Monster

30 years of Painkiller. This is an account from someone that has been listening non-stop since the day it was released.

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Posted: 03.09.2020 by nikarg | Comments (19)

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Getting Into: Devin Townsend: Part II: The 2000s

It's the segment you've all been waiting for, I guess: Devin Townsend's career in the 2000s, one of the most eclectic and high-quality production runs we've yet seen in the world of heavy music. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll spit out your coffee. It's great.

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Posted: 27.08.2020 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (14)

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

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves on our thousands of metal reviews and interviews and article; metal is our collective soul and passion, which is why we bother with this junk. That being said, we'd be lying if we stuck to our trve-kvlt guns and claimed that metal is the only thing we ever listen to. Whether we want to admit it or not, we do check out some other stuff from time to time; some of us are more poptimistic than others, but there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal.

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Posted: 23.08.2020 by RaduP | Comments (7)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 10 Issue #7 - 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. 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 Death Force, Lamp Of Murmuur, Midnight Dice, Catapult The Sun, Cult Of Madness, Abigeatum, Sachtu.

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Posted: 17.08.2020 by RaduP | Comments (2)

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Abattoir's Concert Hunt - Fuck You, Corona, I'm Going To A Concert

So, the time has come. Live gigs are happening and I'm back in action. Although the first metal gig is about to come, this was still a very pleasant way to cut the (live) silence and just feel the enjoyment of going to a music event.

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Posted: 09.08.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (6)

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Getting Into: Devin Townsend: Part I: The 1990s

The Getting Into series returns with an artist most definitely worth getting into, and one for whom you may well need a roadmap: the eclectic Canadian prog maestro Devin Townsend.

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Posted: 05.08.2020 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (13)

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Purvey A Sonic Doom: Exploring The O)))verse (1996-2004)

For a genre as hard to get into as drone metal, it is surprising how much of a household name Sunn O))) have become. Though with a fairly limited but devout fanbase, most people still see them as that band that plays only one note slowly. But the O)))-verse is large and includes a lot of sounds, experiments and a fair share of side projects. We hope to explore at least part of those in this three-part article series.

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Posted: 30.07.2020 by RaduP | Comments (8)

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Splitting Hairs / Hearing Splits (Jan-Jun 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 (that Spectral Lore/Mare Cognitum behemoth doesn't count)? Exactly! We are here to make up for that!

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Posted: 25.07.2020 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves on our thousands of metal reviews and interviews and article; metal is our collective soul and passion, which is why we bother with this junk. That being said, we'd be lying if we stuck to our trve-kvlt guns and claimed that metal is the only thing we ever listen to. Whether we want to admit it or not, we do check out some other stuff from time to time; some of us are more poptimistic than others, but there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal.

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Posted: 20.07.2020 by RaduP | Comments (13)