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Dark Tranquillity – Atoma

Here we have Atoma, the latest album release from Dark Tranquillity.  Dark Tranquillity have been producing music for over 25 years and this is likely the most accomplished and musically complete collection of songs so far. Dark Tranquillity have that great ability to produce the traditional Scandinavian melodic death metal sound we are …

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Countless Skies – New Dawn

The son of Be’lakor has been born and Countless Skies is his name. The Hertfordshire foursome of Ross King – Vocals and Guitars, James Pratt – Guitars, Phil Romeo – Vocals and Bass and Nathan Robshaw – Drums have produced a stunning debut album that has everything you would want …

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Scar Symmetry – The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)

Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)

After seeing Scar Symmetry play live in Belfast last year and picking up their last full length album ‘The Unseen Empire’, I was looking forward to getting my hands on their new album ‘The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)’. Even better was the news that it is set to be the …

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The Flesh Prevails – Fallujah

The Flesh Prevails is the second album of Californian band, Fallujah. Now, for most people when one of their favourite bands put out new material it’s treated as good news. As for me, I tend to freak out and worry that I won’t like it and that the band will …

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Insomnium – Shadows of the Dying Sun

@Planetmosh @AnybodyBC reviews ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun’ by @insomniumband released via @centurymedia on 28th April Alive and kicking since 1997, Finnish melodic death metallers from Joensuu are releasing their new studio album, called ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun‘. It is the 6th Insomnium album, which is the actual ‘Ephemeral’ …

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Children of Bodom / Napalm Death – Dublin, 10/10/13

There is a chill in the air in our nation’s capital on this grim Thursday evening. The first real signs that the Indian Summer is coming to a close are evident. How fitting that Children Of Bodom, the Warriors of the Northern Ice wastelands have arrived to break the necks …

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Carved – Dies Irae

Every genre, musical sub-division, has its artists who epitomize its highest standards, and others (the vast majority, if truth be told) who are content to be pulled along on the coat-tails of said leading lights, often becoming mere pale imitations of the innovators who have gone before them.  Metalcore is …

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Scar Symmetry / Beholder / Bloodshot Dawn – The Pint, Dublin – 30th March 2013

The Pint venue has undergone a revamp. The owners and promoter have increased the size of the stage, invested in a quality lighting rig, improved the sound system, and spoiled us with air conditioning. All of these improvements have made the Pint THE best venue in Dublin for underground metal …

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Collapse – Arms and the Covenant

Formed in London, England late 2009, Collapse had the sole intention of no compromise, no prisoners, with core values of dedication, honesty, and worship of the almighty riff. So goes the bio on their site and they’ve got a very impressive pedigree so far with support slots alongside Anthrax among …

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Paradigms – Dichotomy’s New Release.

Dublin metal band, Dichotomy, are due to release their eight track album, Paradigms, this coming Saturday 2nd March. This band has a great reputation when it comes to live performances both at local venues and around the country. A reputation that has seen them land support slots for big bands …

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Allegaeon – Formshifter

Allegaeon (pronounced: uh-lee-juhn) was formed in 2008 by founding member and guitar player Ryan Glisan. Soon thereafter joined the classically trained guitarist Greg Burgess, vocalist Ezra Haynes and bassist Corey Archuleta to round out and form what people have come to know now as the Colorado Kings of Melodic Metal. …

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Wretched – Son of Perdition CD review

North Carolina based melodic death metal band Wretched have been going since 2005 and have had little success in terms of releasing a memorable release. Now in 2012, Wretched have released the album which will give them the recognition they deserve as a band, an album which can be seen …

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Zero Degree’s Sebastian interviewed.

  Planetmosh caught up with German melodic Death Metal’s brightest hope to discuss past, present and future. Thanks for taking time out to talk to us. Firstly take us back to the start of the band, how did you all get together? Hi Simon, thank you for having us! The …

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Eluveitie ‘Helvetios’

  The New Age Of Folk Metal champions return with their best offering to date. Infusing traditional Celtic and Gaulish elements beautifully with really catchy melodic Death Metal. This is the bands first release since 2010’s ’Everything Remains…’ and shows the bands continued progression and development. From the haunting vocals …

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Zero Degree, ‘Surreal World’ cd review.

  Being a big fan of the Melodic Death Metal genre I was really looking forward to hearing this debut offering from one of Germany’s most promising bands for some time, and boy I am suitably impressed. A stunning collection of songs of the utmost brilliance that I honestly find …

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HateskoR – Paint My Fear CD

HateskoR is a Melodic Death Metal band from Madrid, Spain formed in 2010 by the young guitarist Alex Skorza (Ex-Muro),  Satisfied with the results of a few live shows and the response of the people, they decided to start recording what it would become their first album. They recorded “Paint …

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After Oblivion – Vultures

Risen from the ashes of Path Beyond Serenity, an oriental flavoured melodic death metal band! After Oblivion came to life in 2007. Eastern melodies were ditched for a more intense and sharp sound, still very resolutely rooted in traditional Death Metal, a genre often perceived as destined into oblivion. And …

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