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Metal Storm Anthology Awards

Thanks for participating in our 10th Anniversary Anthology Awards voting. Of course by now you all (hopefully) figured out it was an April Fools' Day prank.

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Posted: 05.04.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (30)

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Lacuna Coil - The Black Sheep, Colorado Springs, USA - 28 Mar 2014

A couple weeks ago Lacuna Coil played in Denver, CO as part of the Revolver - Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour, but since they announced a gig mere 15 minutes from my house, I opted to skip the drive up to the Mile High city and catch them locally instead.

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Posted: 02.04.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (6)

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Getting Stoked For 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015

The 5th edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise already promises to be even bigger and better than anything else the organizers have done before. And even though I barely got rid of my sea legs, it's time to get stoked for next year's cruise. Stoked why, you might ask. Simple. Bigger ship, more bands, more people = more fun!

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Posted: 24.03.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (6)

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MS Awards 2013 - Staff Picks And Band Feedback

Ahhh, the mighty Staff Picks! As most of you already know, we do not vote during the Awards, we just nominate and leave all the fun to you fine folks; well, most of the fun that is. Come on, did you really think we didn't want to argue amongst us who should receive the moniker "Staff Pick" out of our nominees?

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Posted: 12.03.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (66)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2014 - Day Four - Metal Plus ... Fufu Drinks

The last day of the cruise was upon us and after finding those toothpicks to prop my eyes open I ventured outside. Atrocity was supposed to be playing on the Pool Deck Stage, but since they had a gig scheduled in Denver upon my return, I was just going to watch them while having my morning coffee and a smoke. And there I saw it for the first time - the weather.

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Posted: 05.03.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (8)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2014 - Day Three - Shore Leave Plus Metal

Day three of the self-proclaimed "World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise" is the day the ship's anchor gets dropped in a pre-determined port somewhere nice and warm. Costa Maya, Mexico, a man-made cruise port about 200 plus miles south of Cancun, was the voted on destination.

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Posted: 05.03.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (4)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2014 - Day Four - Metal Plus ... Fufu Drinks

The last day of the cruise was upon us and after finding those toothpicks to prop my eyes open I ventured outside. Atrocity was supposed to be playing on the Pool Deck Stage, but since they had a gig scheduled in Denver upon my return, I was just going to watch them while having my morning coffee and a smoke. And there I saw it for the first time - the weather.

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Posted: 02.03.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (8)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2014 - Day Three - Shore Leave Plus Metal

Day three of the self-proclaimed "World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise" is the day the ship's anchor gets dropped in a pre-determined port somewhere nice and warm. Costa Maya, Mexico, a man-made cruise port about 200 plus miles south of Cancun, was the voted on destination.

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Posted: 23.02.2014 by D.T. Metal | Comments (4)

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So You Want To Be An MS Reviewer? Mastering The Art Of The Craft

Being a Metal Storm Staff member can tend to get you a varying frequency of messages to your inbox from people wanting you to edit the guest reviews they've submitted for the site. They want to know if everything's in order, if there wasn't too much fanboyism in their writing, and so forth. While I'm certainly not annoyed by these messages, I thought it would be a better idea to offer people suggestions on how to develop their own reviewing styles, rather than walking them through the process step by step according to a "right" way of how to do it.

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Posted: 22.02.2014 by Apothecary | Comments (32)