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Anopheli - The Ache Of Want
Post-hardcore , Crust punk

Having released one of the best EP's of the year in 2014 with their demo A Hunger Rarely Sated, Anopheli have followed this up with an equally brilliant yet slightly more refined debut album The Ache Of Want. This is 40 minutes of cello infused Crust punk/post-hardcore that deserves your attention, so go give it a listen NOW!

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Infernäl Mäjesty - New Album On The Way, Video Teaser 03.07

Long-running Canadian thrash metallers Infernäl Mäjesty have set No God as the title of their forthcoming album, tentatively due out before the end of the year. The band hasn't released an album in more than a decade, ever since 2004's One Who Points To Death but they did release the EP Demon God back in 2007. Now it's time for No God. You can already hear a taste of the new material below. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Varg - Join Napalm Records, Announce New Album 03.07

After a long silence, Varg have shared big news today. The German metallers have joined the Napalm Records family and signed a worldwide deal. While many details are still under wraps, the band is set to release their brand new album Das Ende aller Lügen on Napalm Records. You can expect more info on the album soon enough. For now, whet your appetite with the album teaser below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Powerwolf - Stream Gary Moore Cover 03.07

July 17th marks the release of Powerwolf's new album Blessed & Possessed. Apart from the 11 brand new tracks, fans can also hear 10 cover songs that the band recorded for Metallum Nostrum, which is part of the limited 2-CD Mediabook. On that note, you can check out the lyric video for their cover version of Gary Moore's "Out In The Fields" right now. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Cynic - To Embark On European Tour 03.07

The awaited return from Cynic to Europe is finally upon us. The progressive trio announced their eagerly awaited European headliner tour in support of their latest album Kindly Bent To Free Us for October. They will be joined by Polish band Tides From Nebula as well as Paul Masvidal's and Amy Correia's shared project Onward With Love. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see the band live in Europe. For a list of all confirmed dates, see below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Cattle Decapitation - Unveil Another New Track 03.07

Who wants to hear new material from Cattle Decapitation? Here it is! The San Diego deathgrinders have recently unveiled another track from their newest musical offering, The Anthropocene Extinction. The hard-hitting opus second single, "Mammals In Babylon" is available for consumption over here. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Metal Storm & Review Ratings 03.07

Here we go. Metal Storm & Review Ratings Hi, I'm Troy McClure BitterCOld and you might remember me from such famous behind the MS scenes articles like So You Want To Write A Guest Review For Metal Storm?, About The Metal Storm Awards, About The Metal Storm Awards… Results Edition, and Teenage Lesbian Nurses… In Bondage. I'm back with another installment, Metal Storm & Review Ratings. (by BitterCOld)   Read more ››
Nightwish & Sabaton - Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA - 28 April 2015 26.06

Nightwish,who recently toured in North America with Sabaton and Delain in tow, delivered a flawless performance at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, CA. (by Susan)   Read more ››
Mono - Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia - 23.04.2015 22.06

My interest in checking out shows of bands hailing from sub-genres like experimental post-rock, instrumental post-metal (or similar in this vein) has been present more and more over recent years. So, of course, to attend a concert of Mono in our capital city was the right thing to do. The band was touring across Europe in support of their latest double-album release: The Last Dawn and Rays Of Darkness. (by Abattoir)   Read more ››
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Vitriol - Into The Silence I Sink (2012)

Vitriol is an Italian progressive metal sextet that, despite being only at the beginning of its career, is not anymore a promise: the quality of this release should rapidly bring it at higher levels, since finding such maturity in a debut album these days is becoming increasingly rare and extremely interesting. (by R Lewis)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 8.3      Users: 8.6 | 11 votes
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Arkan named their 2011 album "Salam", which means "Peace" in Arabic.

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