Moonspell: Distinct

Portuguese metal band Moonspell have produced their latest studio album, Extinct. Formed in 1992, the quintet once known as Morbid God have embraced various metal styles throughout their musical career. Currently classified as dark metal, Extinct captures the gothic/extreme genres and meshes them to create an impressive album. In …

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Howardian: Land Of The Low Tides

Japanther’s Ian Vanek has recently launched a solo LP under the name Howardian. Land Of The Low Tides is a fitting title for the album that contains a multitude of styles and sounds. Vanek’s versatility is showcased throughout each of the 11 tracks; each piece is noticeably different, yet they …

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A Swarm Of The Sun: The Rifts

Swedish duo A Swarm Of The Sun have constructed their hauntingly melodic third album, The Rifts. Members Erik Nilsson and Jakob Berglund have proven themselves capable of creating dark and contrasting tunes that provide a mix of styles. With the use of varying instrumentation and several other artists’ musical …

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A Skylit Drive: Rise Ascension

California rock band A Skylit Drive have recently released their latest album, Rise: Ascension. The group previously released four successful records and decided to make the fifth entirely acoustic. Rise: Ascension contains the same songs from their last release, Rise, dropping their post-hardcore sound. While their more extreme …

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While Heaven Wept: Suspended At Aphelion

Originated in Virginia, While Heaven Wept have presented themselves as a talented doom, progressive, and symphonic metal band. With seven main members, the musicians have provided a powerful blend of metal on their most recent album, Suspended At Aphelion. Guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist Tom Phillips is the last original …

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Black Star Riders: The Killer Instinct

Black Star Riders formed in 2012 with Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, and Jimmy DeGrasso, ex-drummer for Alice Cooper. Their most recent member, Robbie Crane, is the ex-bassist of Ratt. Each member has had countless years of performing and together they have created the ultimate rock …

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Drone: Drone

Thrash metal band Drone have provided nothing but hardcore consistency throughout their self-titled album, Drone. Founded in 2004, the German quartet began to create fierce sounds. Their fourth studio album is a project created with character. While mandatory in any metal band, the heaviness Drone created is phenomenal. The …

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Voices Of Destiny: Crisis Cult

Female-fronted gothic metal band Voices Of Destiny have created their third album, Crisis Cult. Formed in 2004, the German-based group has had several different members throughout the past decade. The current quintet has collaborated to generate something that captures their distinct sounds. Crisis Cult contains intense instrumentation that provides …

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Amniac: Infinite

Hailing from Piraeus, Greece, Amniac have placed a unique footprint on the metal scene. Formed in 2010, the quartet recently recorded their first full-length album, Infinite. Within the seven tracks, Amniac provides heavy, yet hauntingly melodic music. There’s almost an ebb and flow in the songs that works incredibly …

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36 Crazyfists: Time & Trauma

2014 marked the 20th anniversary of metal band 36 Crazyfists. Originally formed in Anchorage, Alaska, the quartet have recorded their seventh studio album, Time & Trauma. With a four-year break from their last album release, the group has come back packing quite a punch. Frontman Brock Lindow’s intense vocals …

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