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Hi! Tell me about your band and what kind of previous experience do you have as musicians? Hey, We started Germ bomb back in 2009 when our former band Hathor split up, Hathor draw more to punkrock and we were kind of fed up with that so we incorporated more metal and doom into this […]

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Upstate NY progressive death maniacs Contrarian continue to defy expectations on new album Their Worm Never Dies. Seven tracks of forward-thinking, weird technical death metal, there’s something to be found for every kind of metal fan. Contrarian are headed by drummer/vocalist George Kollias (Nile) and guitarist Jim Tasikas, a duo who always manage to push and pull […]

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What’s up foos? It’s your boy Waldo here with ALL the reviews that are fit to dig, or hate or just, like, I dunno, just read on and you can make your beaking minds up for yourself. Baltimore’s (sorta) Noisem is releasing their 3rd LP Cease To Exist on 20 Buck Spin. Typically, I LOVE […]

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Last month, Gimme Radio, the only site in the world offering 24/7 heavy metal radio expertly curated by the likes of Dave Mustaine, Randy Blythe and even occasionally yours truly, launched an exciting new way to support them: By investing in the company. There are only a couple weeks left to take advantage of the […]

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Just about a year ago, Decibel‘s Joseph Schafer interviewed Toronto epic doom newcomers Smoulder for this very site. Propelled by their demo The Sword Woman, Smoulder have quickly struck again with their debut album, Times of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring, due for release next month on Cruz Del Sur. To give a taste of what the classically-styled quintet […]

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Dutch death dealers Entrapment have enjoyed a good run over the last decade, giving us a glut of demos, comps, splits, an EP and three full-lengths. The band’s upcoming album, Violent Imminent Death, is their swan song; in November, Entrapment announced that they would break up after playing their release show for the album on May 11 at […]

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A psychedelic vision of ancient sounds and philosophical brooding, L’Acéphale‘s eponymous third full-length album closes a decade-long period of experimenting, adventure and true self-rediscovery. Initially the project of Order of the Vulture’s Set Sothis Nox La, the ensemble which comprises L’Acéphale bridges the gap between the more traditional sounds of neofolk and post-industrial music with […]

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Canadian death metallers The Flaying looked to their nation’s finest for an assist on “Elegy of Emptiness,” a new single that features Cryptopsy guitarist Christian Donaldson as a musician and producer. The song, a track from their upcoming Angry, Undead album, is an almost mechanical slab of death metal that doesn’t let up over its four minute runtime, blending […]

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A year and a half since their demo tape sold out instantly, Swedish black metal quintet have returned with four more songs of fiery, blood-soaked triumph in the name of Satan. You may remember when we featured Malakhim in 2017 on Demo:listen. The band’s sound has grown stronger, sharper, and more formidable than ever. “II […]

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Eric Clapton was God in the late ’60s and Eddie Van Halen was God in the late ’70s; at some point between, German guitarist Michael Schenker assumed the mantle. Ask any number of the most influential guitarists in metal history—from Metallica’s Kirk Hammett to Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith—and they’ll testify to his greatness. Even those […]

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