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10 (More) Metal Albums to Check Out This Fall
Two weeks back, Noisecreep profiled ten top tier metal records to take us all the way to the Mayan calendar melt-down on Dec 21. But why stop at just ten? The likes of Pig Destroyer, As I Lay Dying and The Acacia Strain all have upcoming records worth your attention...
Finntroll Bring the ‘Mosh Pitting’
"Have you enjoyed all the Finnish bands tonight? Are you ready for some mosh pitting?" Finntroll frontman Vreth asked the people of Gramercy Theater on April 8. The band's New York City stop was the third of a full U.S. tour the band has embarked on...
Top 10 Albums of 2009
2009 was a fantastic year for heavy music. Not only was Noisecreep launched (just joking), some of our favorite bands came back from hibernation, showing us that playing metal and hardcore isn't just a young person's sport. With the end of the year upon us, every magazine and Web site is u…
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…