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A patriotic Welshman, and one quarter of Manchester hardcore/punk band Eye Licker.

Sander Cohen – Channelling Hank

This first EP from UK quartet Sander Cohen, is short, sharp, and straight to the point……and bloody good as well. Take a mixture of Nirvana and possibly Mudhoney and you have Sander Cohen. Opener ‘F**k You And Everything You Stand For ‘ is full of heavy guitars and screaming vocals …

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Dropdead – Dropdead

Dropdead finally present their long awaited third album in an incredible thirty year career.The band state on Bandcamp: “Musically, this album is a bit different from previous recordings, style-wise and vocally, with the latter being delivered so the words have an impact more so than just raw screaming.With 23 songs …

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Crapsons – Clotheslined By A Nun

Well, well, well. Wirral’s finest junk punk wailers return with a brand spanking new EP. With acclaimed singles ‘You Don’t Know When You’re Going to Die ‘ and ‘Who’ll Babysit the Goths? ‘ included here, the duo back these hits up with new single ‘Clotheslined By A Nun ‘(the first …

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Elimination – Of Gods & Beasts

This is a relatively short EP from Suffolk metallers Elimination. However I feel a little sold short here as the Amazon version contains three live tracks which I haven’t received!! Nevertheless the three I have received are indeed welcomed with open arms in what is a bloody enjoyable EP. Formed …

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Master Charger – Origins Of The Lugubrious

The Midlands Sludge Sloths return with their first album in over four years but my god it’s been worth the wait. There’s a sense of maturity and completeness spread all over this album giving me the impression that Master Charger have not rushed into this one little bit, it feels …

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Capra sign to Metal Blade Records

Capra are beyond excited to finally announce that they have signed with Metal Blade Records and Blacklight Media! The band said: “It’s an honor to put out our music with such an incredible team of people. Thank you so much to everyone that has supported us along the way – …

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Sanity Control – War On Life

Polish Thrashers Sanity Control introduce themselves with this rather brilliant debut album. The Warsaw based quartet were formed in 2018 and release this album independently. Opener and title track ‘War on Life ‘ parallels itself with early 80’s thrash. There’s hints of Slayer and Exodus (always welcome). But the production …

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Homicide – Left For Dead

This is a reincarnation of epic proportions. ‘Left For Dead ‘ is only Homicide’s second album. The first being released in 1995. That’s right. 1995. So it’s with great interest that I review this. Homicide are from Montreal, Canada and have a great history. They’ve shared stages with the likes …

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Goratory release first track in 16 years!!

“I Shit Your Pants ‘ is Goratory‘s first track in 16 years and WOAHHH! Prepare some clean underwear because you’ll definitely need some! Boston/Massachusetts sickest perverts are finally back with a NEW album of degenerating, grinding and schizoid technical Brutal Death! Feat. current and ex members from Deeds Of Flesh, …

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Nuclear Warfare to release new album ‘Lobotomy’

On August 28th, German thrashers Nuclear Warfare will release their sixth studio album ‘Lobotomy ‘. The band have released a video for the title-track, which you can watch on the video link above. The video, which was produced by Felipe Rocha, was shot in early January in São José dos …

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Halestorm share video for ‘Break In’

Grammy Award-winning rock band Halestorm have shared an official music video for ‘Break In ‘ [feat. Amy Lee], which is featured on their forthcoming ‘Reimagined ‘ EP due out August 14th. The clip, which captures Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale and Lee delivering an impassioned studio performance of the track, is available …

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KNEEL to release “Ailment” on October 16th

KNEEL, the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Pedro Mau, a former member of Kneeldown and Wells Valley, is releasing its new effort “Ailment” on October 16th, 2020, via Raging Planet on CD and digitally. Featuring elements of thrash, technical death, math metal and hardcore, Kneel’s genre-defying compositions can be characterized by …

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STINKY Unveil Video For ‘Unplugged’ Version Of ‘Rough Diamond’

French band STINKY – praised by Outburn for its “solid melodic hardcore/punk that employs notes of Sick Of It All, Parkway Drive and Comeback Kid”, have released a music video for “Rough Diamond (Unplugged),” the closing track on the group’s recently-released third album (and M-Theory Audio debut) “Of Lost Things.” …

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Onslaught – Generation Antichrist

Bristol Thrash Metallers Onslaught return with their seventh studio album spanning an incredible thirty five years, and I must admit to my shame in confessing that I have never listened to an Onslaught album….until now. I can’t believe what I have missed all these years. This album is brutal!! Dave …

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Metal overlords TULKAS sign worldwide deal

Furious rapid fire riffing and relentless speedy tempos, ending up in pure Thrash excellence: Hailing from Querétaro, Mexico, Thrash Metal maniacs TULKAS just announced their signing to Noble Demon, who will release the band’s highly anticipated upcoming new EP, titled “The Beginning Of The End”, on August 28th. With ten …

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Infection (Peru) announce new EP

“Beheaded Children Contest” is Peru’s Infection new EP that containsfive original tracks and one cover song of grindcore fathers NapalmDeath (“The Kill”.) The music on the new EP continues in the same directionas its predecessor: Vicious death metal spiced up with touches of thrashand grind. It shows, in addition to …

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WACKEN WORLD WIDE – Announce additional line-up & running order

The world’s biggest mixed reality metal show will happen next week! The event will take place in the originally scheduled W:O:A 2020 festival period from JULY 29 TO AUGUST 1, 2020 and promises a completely new Wacken experience! A full digital approach creates show concepts exclusively designed for a virtual …

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