All posts by Matthew

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  • Witchgrave: Band of the Day

    Witchgrave hail from Sweden and play a great dirty ’80s style heavy metal with harsh vocals – imagine the hardrockin’ harshness of early Venom mixed with some old Maiden and Angel Witch! I sent some questions to...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • Mixtape: Mark Heylmun (Suicide Silence)

    Mark Heylmun (guitarist with Suicide Silence) shuns the Last.FM playlist in favour of a chunky cassette and makes Terrorizer a mixtape. With some irony, you can listen to these tracks on the Spotify playlist below. (Originally published...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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  • Band of the day: Besta

    NAME: Besta THEY ARE: Punk-influenced grindcore FROM: Lisbon, Portugal FOR FANS OF: Napalm Death, Nasum, Lock Up, Nails LATEST RELEASE: ‘Herege’ EP Besta on FACEBOOK One of the best grind bands I’ve come across in a long...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Miniature history of: Anguish

    MINIATURE HISTORY OF: ANGUISH Detroit once resonated the world over as Motown, the boom years of the automobile industry and glamorous soul embellishing the riches of modern America. Long story short: industry ceased, factories closed, Detroit effectively...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Mixtape: Tormentor (Gorgoroth)

    Although you could accuse him of looking over Erik from Watain’s shoulder, this mix tape from Gorgoroth guitarist Tormentor goes to prove how vital Bathory and Von were to creating the chaotic cacophony that became known as...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Band of the day: Sonance

    NAME: Sonance THEY ARE: Sludgy, doomy, droney metal FROM: Bristol FOR FANS OF: Khanate, Mogwai, Neurosis, Bohren & Der Club of Gore, Abandon LATEST RELEASE: ‘Like Ghosts’ Sonance on FACEBOOK Always on the prowl for anything slow...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Miniature history of: Corrupt

    MINIATURE HISTORY OF: CORRUPT (SWEDEN) Sweden’s Corrupt (formerly known as Corrupted and three quarters Enforcer) hold claim to not only receiving the Fenrizian seal of approval, but Sweden’s ‘best thrash band’. With a scathing socio-political commentary delivered...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Win Aliens: Colonial Marines goodies

    “This time it’s war…I mean, competition time”. We all love Aliens, right?  And what’s better than being a double-hard bastard and killing xenomorphs by the dozen with an increasingly impressive array of weapons?  Nothing, that’s what. Those...

    • Posted March 5, 2013
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  • Mixtape: Erik Danielsson (Watain)

    The latest in this series of hypothetical mixtapes comes from the bloodsoaked, blasphemous bowels of Watain’s Erik Danielsson. But it’s one that we want for real, having been teased with the idea of a mixtape featuring not...

    • Posted March 5, 2013
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  • Miniature history of: Tuomiopaivan Lapset

    Miniature history of: Tuomiopaivan Lapset If Von were a female fronted Finnish hardcore band they would be Tuomiopaivan Lapset. Nothing says F.O.A.D. quite like the primal hybridity of raw black metal and vicious punk rock; relentless blasting,...

    • Posted March 5, 2013
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