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Rockstadt Extreme Fest 2019

Rockstadt Extreme Fest is also a very important one for me, being the first festival I ever attended with my girlfriend, back in 2015. Ever since we've only been together, and though we skipped last year, this was a year to be young again, so we went back to where we started and see how much it has changed.

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Posted: 17.08.2019 by RaduP | Comments (2)

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Abattoir's Concert Hunt - Round 23 & 24 (Concert Review)

The latest issue of my blog-type concert article is on the plate. This edition features one (extended) concert review, about attending one of the nonmetal events that are also part of this series. I went on my longest trip of the year, to London to see one of the most popular groups worldwide: BTS from South Korea.

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Posted: 16.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - July 2019

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.

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Posted: 13.08.2019 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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ARTmania Festival 2019

ARTmania is pretty much a yearly tradition for me, being the festival which I've attended for the longest time, yearly since 2013. I may not have attended both days for all of the years I've been, but the July trek to Sibiu is something I did for a long time and I'll do for as long as I remain in Romania. This time was also special, it being the first ever even where I got media accreditation. So I'm gonna tell you a bit about this year's edition.

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Posted: 11.08.2019 by RaduP | Comments (11)

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Abattoir's Concert Hunt - Round 21 & 22 (Concert Review)

The latest issue of my blog-type concert article is here. This edition features another two concert reviews from the events that happened recently. This time on the menu: the one and only Metallica + support (Round 21) and American sludgy hardcore noise-bringers Black Tusk (Round 22).

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Posted: 25.07.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - June 2019

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. This article series is the place for those artists who don't matter to metal in the slightest (more or less) but still warrant some conversation - after all, good music, is good music, and we all know metal isn't the only thing on this planet for any of us.

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Posted: 23.07.2019 by RaduP | Comments (8)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 9 Issue #6 - 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 Völtage, Slimelord, Necromästery, Phantom Hymn, Nihilsect & Bewailer.

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Posted: 22.07.2019 by Nefarious | Comments (5)

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Roadburn 2019, Day 4

Good heavens, it has been over a year since your friendly neighborhood Roadburners have harassed you with a series of articles covering the annual four-day shakedown in Tilburg. Life kept us at bay so there was a long delay with our fourth and final article. Hold onto your undergarments, lads and lasses - here we go again!

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Posted: 16.07.2019 by Mr. Doctor | Comments (4)

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FRA, Toulouse - Amon Amarth: European Summer Club Tour 2019

FRA, Toulouse - Amon Amarth: European Summer Club Tour 2019

In between festival appearances, some bands do tour and play some shows here and there, just like Amon Amarth did in this still blisteringly hot first of July...

Yes, blisteringly hot. We were just at the end of the most extreme heat wave to hit Europe in June since forever (or so), so even with air conditioners blowing as much cold air as their could, the Bikini was an oven. And a packed one at that. I'm not sure if they did sold out or not, but there sure were more than a thousand metalheads ready for some Vikings onstage!

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Posted: 15.07.2019 by Darkside Momo | Comments (8)

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Cosmic DMT Black Metal: Exploring Oranssi Pazuzu

Sitting in 2019 looking back on the course of my journey through the metal of this current decade, I have to say that one of the developments I'm happiest to have witnessed has been the slow but steady rise of psychedelic black metal. Once I got my first taste of this "sounds weird on paper but works really great in application" genre fusion, I couldn't have enough, and if there's one band I have to thank for that, it's definitely Oranssi Pazuzu.

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Posted: 10.07.2019 by Apothecary | Comments (11)

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Abattoir's Concert Hunt - Round 19 & 20 (Concert Review)

Well, I'm back. After some pause and deserved vacation time, 'Abattoir's Concert Hunt' continues in full swing. The newest issue is here, featuring a review of Vienna Metal Meeting festival (Round 19& 20), with some of the following acts in the line-up: Opeth,
Sólstafir, Unleashed, Rotting Christ, Necrophobic, Urfaust, and so on.

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Posted: 05.07.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (7)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - May 2019

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. This article series is the place for those artists who don't matter to metal in the slightest (more or less) but still warrant some conversation - after all, good music, is good music, and we all know metal isn't the only thing on this planet for any of us.

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Posted: 26.06.2019 by RaduP | Comments (7)