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Red Sun Rising: Thread

Red Sun Rising Thread March 30th, 2018 Razor & Tie

For the band’s second full length major label release, Red Sun Rising keeps evolving and their music continues to encompass a number of genres. The band has grown over the past decade, utilizing their experience on the road to craft headbanging worthy tracks for […]

A Perfect Circle: Eat the Elephant

A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant April 20th, 2018 PRE ORDER HERE

It’s been almost 15 years since A Perfect Circle has released a full length album of new material, and the band has grown and evolved so much during that time. Eat the Elephant, much like the band’s Emotive release, has a distinct […]

Underoath; Erase Me

Underoath Erase Me Fearless Records April 6th, 2018

Well, Underoath are finally back. Since their inception in 1998, the band has overcome an incredible amount of obstacles (both personal and professional within the band) yet still maintained a solid sound and continue to attract an ever growing fan base. Since their farewell tour in […]

Razorwire Halo: Retaliate

I’ve had the chance to see Razorwire Halo’s live show twice in the past several years. Once in their home city while opening for The Dreaming, and most recently here in Omaha opening for Tim Skold. Their live show is a truly visceral experience that encompasses audio and visual sensations. Their music struck me as […]

Ministry; AmeriKKKant

Ministry AmeriKKKant Nuclear Blast Records March 8th, 2018

Creating music has always been about making a statement. Whether that statement is about empowering woman, equality for all, or disgust with the current political system, musicians have always used their craft to push the boundaries of how we view the world through their voice. Emotions […]

Tribulation: Down Below

Tribulation Down Below Century Media Records 26 January 2018

Like with so many others, my first introduction to Tribulation was the band’s opening slot for GHOST’s 2016 Black to the Future tour. The best way I can describe Tribulation’s music is “Loud”. They’re not that obnoxious, annoying loud though. They’re the thunderous, pounding through your […]

Asking Alexandria: s/t

Asking Alexandria s/t release Sumerian Records 15 December 2017

For the band’s 6th studio release, and the return of founder and vocalist Danny Worsnop, Asking Alexandria continue to evolve musically and lyrically. While their self-titled release may not be as thrash heavy as their previous release, The Black, with former vocalist Denis Stoff, but the […]

Deuce; Invincible

Deuce Invincible Better Noise Records December 1st, 2017 8/10 rating

 

Sophomore slump? Fuck that. Currently based in Portland, but not forgetting his City of Angels roots, Deuce’s Invincible is poised to secure his standing as one of the most promising underground rappers currently shredding the genre. The Hollywood Undead founder may […]

The Bloody Beetroots, The Great Electronic Swindle

The Bloody Beetroots The Great Electronic Swindle October 20th, 2017 Last Gang Records 10/10 rating

While I don’t often find myself slipping down the musical rabbit hole, every now and then I try to broaden my horizons with new music. With all the prefabricated ersatz rock anthems, and overtly auto-tuned pop music that […]

Carah Faye; Gold Plated

Carah Faye Charnow Gold Plated October 16th, 2017 9/10 rating https://www.amazon.com/Gold-Plated-Carah-Faye/dp/B0762FGSW5

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Hearing new music from one of your favorite musicians is a lot like be reacquainted with an old friend. Like many of her fans, my first introduction to Carah Faye Charnow was with Shiny Toy Guns’ 2006 rerelease of their debut album […]

Marilyn Manson: Heaven Upside Down

Marilyn Manson Heaven Upside Down October 6th, 2018 Loma Vista Recordings – Caroline International 9/10 rating

“A crown of thorns is hard to swallow.”

Here we are on the cusp of the 21st anniversary of Antichrist Superstar, and Marilyn Manson is ready to say 10 with the release of Heaven Upside Down. 21 years. […]

In This Moment: Ritual

In This Moment Ritual Roadrunner Records/Atlantic Records July 21st, 2017 www.inthismomentofficial.com 9/10 rating

Ritual’s opening track, Salvation, is dark and foreboding. Close your eyes and you can see the lightning flash as the thunder cracks. It perfectly leading into Oh Lord. The album’s first single gave us a hint of what to expect from […]

Rammstein, Rammstein: Paris

Rammstein RAMMSTEIN: PARIS Spinefarm Records 19 May 2017

I’ve waited years for a live album like this. Rammstein have been one of my favorite bands for almost 20 years. I was finally lucky enough to have seen the band perform on the 2001 Pledge of Allegiance tour that was co-headlined by System of a Down, […]

3TEETH;

3TEETH <shutdown.exe> May 19th, 2017 https://www.facebook.com/3Teeth/ https://3teeth.bandcamp.com/

Bound by flesh. Freed by blood. Los Angeles’ premiere industrial metal band are not taking any downtime since their massive success opening for TOOL in their 2016 U.S. tour. Forget everything you know about industrial music. For the follow up to the band’s 2014 self-titled debut, 3TEETH pushed […]

The Birthday Massacre; Under Your Spell

The Birthday Massacre Under Your Spell June 9th, 2017 Metropolis Records

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With the release of Under Your Spell, the band’s 7th full length release since 2002, The Birthday Massacre continue to surpass every expectation their fans may have. How much faith do The Birthday Massacre’s fans have in the band? In June of […]