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It’s Casual Continue the Social Commentary Bus Rides
The It's Casual formula is simple: guitar, drums, scream. The results of this are guaranteed, a nesting fury and the inspired desire to punch a hole through the spacetime continuum. But in our modern age of bands over layering songs, It's Casual have cut themselves to the core, which is ra…
Impious Drummer Michael Noren — Your iPod Is Showing

"When I grew up, I was a total black metalhead." Impious drummer Michael Norén tells Noisecreep, explaining the inclusion of Gorgoroth, Dissection and, perhaps, the Black Dahlia Murder on his 'Your iPod Is Showing' list. "The people living in the small community where I was born and r…
Ramming Speed Fortell the Death of ‘Retro’ Thrash
Oh, 'retro' thrash. Was the thrash metal explosion of the past few years a marketing ploy cooked up by label executives or the long-awaited recognition of a hardworking bunch of bands? It's anybody's guess, though many artists and fans seem to be leaning towards the former nowada…
Former Danzig Drummer Chuck Biscuits Dies
Chuck Biscuits, best known as the drummer on the first four Danzig albums, succumbed to throat cancer on Oct. 24 at the age of 44. "In response to the inquiries, thank you for all the support," an anonymous family member wrote in an e-mail sent to fans early Oct...
Genitorturers Spark a ‘Blackheart Revolution’
Genitorturers are a visual and audio spectacle. Their latest, 'Blackheart Revolution,' due out Nov. 3, is an album that pays a bit of homage to the members' musical history.
"'Blackheart Revolution' is a pivotal album because it brings together all the elements of wh…

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