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Yob - Frontman Recovering From Emergency Surgery, Crowdfunding Campaign Launched 20.02
Yob's frontman Mike Scheidt is lucky to be alive following a terrifying medical emergency for diverticulitis. He recently underwent emergency intestinal surgery. A GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign has been set up and all donations go towards his medical bills for past and upcoming surgeries, as well as living expenses while he heals. Furthermore, you can attend the benefit show for Mike in Portland on March 16th. Over 27,000 dollars have already been raised so far.

A Year In Metal - 2016: Highlights Through The Eyes Of The MS Staff, Elites & Official Contributors
by Darkside Momo | 29.01
Yeah, it's that time of the year, when the Metal Storm Awards are looming closer on the horizon! But before we let you have all the fun...
Dirkschneider - Denver, USA - 16 Jan 2017
by D.T. Metal | 23.01
"Dirkschneider: Back To The Roots - Farewell To Accept" says it all. Udo Dirkschneider hasn't been a part of the German heavy metal titans Accept for eons now, and since his solo band U.D.O. has a rather extensive discography on its own, he decided it was time to finally close this chapter of his musical career.
70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 - Part Two: Why You Should REALLY Go In 2017
by D.T. Metal | 08.01
Yes! It's that time of the year again. In less than a month I shall sip foo-foo drinks on board a cruise ship while listening to some kick-ass metal bands. 70000 Tons Of Metal here I come. :banger2:
High In Heaven, Stoned In Hell: Exploring The Meads Of Asphodel
by Apothecary | 03.01
If you make a list of some of the most ardent rule breakers and innovators within the international metal community, you damn well better have The Meads Of Asphodel on that list. The band is an enigma, and a highly tantalizing one at that. Black metal, folk, neolassical, electronica, punk, or whatever else they feel like, and wrapped in interesting themes of Biblical and Jewish history, the time has come for an in depth exposé of this curious group.
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Kassad - Faces Turn Away

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Raging torrent of black metal vaguely in the vein of Darkspace. Five unrelenting tracks combining breakneck pace, tragic harmonies, shrieked but buried vocals before the bottom drops out into more ambient territory. Maybe the aftermath of being sucked through the black hole? Another "One time at Bandcamp..." find.
Picked by: BitterCOld
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