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10 Heavy Metal Albums You Need to Check Out This Spring
Spring is upon us and its gearing up to be banner year for all things hard, driving and metallic. Already, the Mayhem Festival tour is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, Iron Maiden is set to clobber North American shores and Metallica themselves are even threatening to head into the stud…
Hard Rock and Metal New Releases — April 20
The weather is warming up and metal releases are blazing through retail shelves. This week, plenty of quality records are landing.
AC/DC, 'Iron Man 2' Soundtrack (Columbia): AC/DC classics like 'Shoot to Thrill,' 'Back in Black,' 'Thunderstruck,' 'T...
Hooded Menace’s Lasse Pyykko Suffers for His Art
The latest release from Finland's Hooded Menace, 'Never Cross the Dead,' is for lack of a better term ... brutal. Not surprising, considering multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Lasse Pyykko has been putting out brutal underground death metal for years now, whether it be with such acts…
Barn Burner Guitarist Nick Ball — Your iPod Is Showing
Since Barn Burner are a Canadian stoner/doom metal group that sound like a '90s disc unearthed in a musty wooden crate at a Man's Ruin estate sale, we figured their guitarist Nick Ball's iPod would be filled with songs by Kyuss, Corrosion of Conformity, Cathedral, Sleep and pretty muc…
Syrach Frontman Offers Doom Metal ‘Starter Kit’
Of all the subgenres of doom metal that have reared their hoary heads over the decades, one of the most interesting has to be the small, but potent, hybrid we call 'death/doom.' Over the years, death/doom has separated itself into two very distinct camps: On the one side, you've got the bands like S…