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Interview with Jonas Albrektsson of King of Asgard

With their second album, ‘…to North’, just released on Metal Blade and garnering great reviews – we at PM awarded it 8.5/10 – we sit down with King of Asgard bassist Jonas Albrektsson (pictured) to discuss said release, the role of mythology in their music and the state of Nordic …

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Grog – ‘Scooping The Cranial Insides’

In olden days of yore – before even most of the Planet Mosh crew was born (and that’s saying something) – grog was (often cheap) watered-down rum served to sailors to keep them reasonably intoxicated enough to fool them into thinking they were happy with their lot and therefore less …

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Zonaria – ‘Arrival Of The Red Sun’

Third albums are notoriously difficult for bands, but Swedish death metallers Zonaria have spent a good 13 years perfecting their craft – even if wholesale line-up changes made preparations for the recording process somewhat more difficult than they ideally should have been. In this case, any worries are quickly cast …

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Kataleptic, pre-Bloodstock festival interview

Kataleptic are set to krush the New Blood Stage on Friday 10th at this years Bloodstock. We catch up with the guys to find out more about them, what their are about the festival and what you lucky Bloodstock go-er’s can expect! If you can give the readers a quick  …

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Doomed, pre-Bloodstock festival interview

Doomed are set to dominate the New Blood Stage on Saturday 11th at this year’s Bloodstock! We catch up with Mraz to find out more about them, what their are about the festival and what you lucky Bloodstock go-er’s can expect from them! Can you give the readers a quick introduction …

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King of Asgard – ‘…to North’

Following up one of the most impressive debuts in the genre can be an awesome, almost insurmountable task for many bands – and that’s exactly the challenge which faced these young Swedish death metal titans, with this sophomore release. Fortunately, it’s a challenge they have risen to in impressive style, …

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Vore – ‘Gravehammer’

This fourth album from the Arkansas trio – originally self-released last year and now re-issued on AFM Records – is a damn fine slice of doom-laden death metal, which grabs you instantly and beats you into submission, track after track, with its atmospheric, melodic brutality. Veering more towards the doom …

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Spawn Of Possession – Incurso

Spawn Of Possession’s third album ‘Incurso’, their Relapse debut as well as first new record in over five years has a lot to prove. It was released on 13th March 2012 via Relapse Records. ‘Incurso’ starts off to the sounds of ‘Abodement’ and short sweet instrumental opener that lead us straight …

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Dyscarnate – And So It Came To Pass

The Sussex three-piece death metal band Dyscarnate released their highly anticipated sophomore album ‘And So It Came To Pass’ on 27 February 2012 via Siege Of Amida Records.  If ‘Enduring The Massacre’ announced their arrival as a fresh force to be reckoned with on the international death metal scene, then …

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Asphyx – ‘Deathhammer’

Like most bands in their genre and of their longevity, Dutch doom/death crossover crew Asphyx have enjoyed/endured their fair share of upheavals in their 25-year career – numerous line-up changes (only drummer Bob Baghus has remained a constant), splits and reformations (three of each at the last count) and a …

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Gory Blister – ‘Earth-Sick’

If ever an album did exactly what it said in its title, it is this one. For this, the fourth album from this Italian outfit, is one sick mutha of an album. After the brooding intro of ‘The Breeding’, the title track well and truly sets the scene, and the …

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