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08.03 Vallendusk - Announce Fourth Studio Album
Hailing from Indonesia, black metal formation Vallendusk announce their fourth full length offering. It's dubbed Heralds Of Strife and has been set for April 30th official release via Northern Silence Productions. Consisting of 7 tracks, the album's closing one, called "The Sovereign", serves as the first preview of what to expect.Read more
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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 11 Issue #2 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by nikarg, RaduP, musclassia, Starvynth | 07.03
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. This issue features music from Mother Of Graves, Planet Cruiser, Holy Figures, Magogaio, Gravedäncer, and Sinistral Doom.
Getting Into: Ulver (1993-2003)
by RaduP | 21.02
There have been a fair share of cases of bands starting out as metal and leaving the genre. Some came back, some tried not to go too far from home, and some just lost their relevance and credibility. And then there's Ulver, whose chameleonic nature made them take the most radical of U-turns and constantly shapeshift their sound.
Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - January 2021
by RaduP, musclassia, tominator, Abattoir, Netzach | 14.02
We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves in the metal that we live and breathe, and most importantly, write about. But there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal. Here's what we checked out this month.
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 11 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by RaduP, musclassia, nikarg, Bad English | 05.02
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. This issue features music from Morbid Sphere, Bummified, Fugue Tomb, Ogasawara, Haine, and Dim Crimson.
A Year In Metal - 2020: "Highlights" Through The Eyes Of The MS Staff, Elites, And Official Contributors
by ScreamingSteelUS | 24.01
2020 is over, but we're not quite done with it just yet (nor is it done with you). With the next edition of the Metal Storm Awards on their way, it's time for us to think back to those 12 months and try to remember what the two or three good moments were and how they escaped the shredder.
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Entombed - Wolverine Blues

Wolverine Blues is the album that those who were alive and loathed it when it came out are often the same ones that today call it underrated. It was even roasted by Beavis & Butthead. It was aggressively marketed at the time by Earache Records (hence the version with Marvel's Wolverine on the cover) but all that was not the band's idea. Yes, this album is not as fast and brutal as Left Hand Path and not as crushing as Clandestine, but it is super fun, still heavy, and very forward-thinking. Many death metal bands were looking for new directions in 1993 and Entombed, who were already pioneers of Swedeath, made Wolverine Blues groovy, hard rocking, and at times even punkish. And that's how they became pioneers of what later became known as death 'n' roll.

Lars-Göran Petrov returned for this one. His vocals were less guttural than before but they were still ferocious and menacing. And the last thing heard on Wolverine Blues was him roaring "FUCK!"

Rest in peace LG.
Picked by: nikarg
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