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Getting Into: Dark Tranquillity

With Dark Tranquillity soon to be releasing album number 12 Moment upon the world in late November 2020, now seems as good a time as any to plug this clear gap in our Getting Into series, for an established and beloved band with a wide and varied discography.

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Posted: 26.10.2020 by musclassia | Comments (20)

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Not Forever On Earth: Exploring The O)))verse (2010-2019)

For a genre as hard to get into as drone metal, it is surprising how much of a household name Sunn O))) have become. But the O)))-verse is large and includes a lot of sounds, experiments and a fair share of side projects. We hope to explore at least part of those in this three-part article series.

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Posted: 22.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (6)

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Getting Into: Devin Townsend: Part III: The 2010s

I've used the word "eclectic" in both of the previous intros, I'm using it right now (he's eclectic), and you'd better believe I'm going to use it in the main body of this article. We return once more to examine the most recently completed stretch of Devin Townsend's musical career: the 2010s.

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Posted: 19.10.2020 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (9)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - September 2020

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves on our thousands of metal reviews and interviews and article; metal is our collective soul and passion, which is why we bother with this junk. That being said, we'd be lying if we stuck to our trve-kvlt guns and claimed that metal is the only thing we ever listen to. Whether we want to admit it or not, we do check out some other stuff from time to time; some of us are more poptimistic than others, but there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal.

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Posted: 12.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (8)

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Can there be another dominant trend in metal anymore?

Remember the days when a genre ruled the airwaves? When the scent of peroxide hairspray was inescapable or the angst-filled chugs of nu metal were everywhere? Is it possible that another genre could become the modern version of this?

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Posted: 11.10.2020 by omne metallum | Comments (8)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 10 Issue #9 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

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. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Succubus Seducers, Katla, Senkhara, Crisis Sigil, Mábura and Finsternis.

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Posted: 06.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (6)

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Fuck You Corona, I'm Also Going To A Concert

It's been a while. Though my first festival-less summer in a very long time, it seems like some events are coming back this autumn. I managed to catch two of those (and hopefully nothing else).

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Posted: 04.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (6)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 - Day Four: Until We Meet Again

The last full day of cruising was upon us; while always bittersweet, this year more so than ever.

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Posted: 30.09.2020 by D.T. Metal | Comments (0)

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Abattoir's Concert Hunt - Down: Nola's 25th Anniversary Livestream

Down Presents: Quarter Century Throwdown - Live From New Orleans: Nola's 25th Anniversary Livestream. Performing Nola in its entirety? Well, nothing can go wrong except for some broken necks, right?

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Posted: 27.09.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 - Day Three: And There Was Wind

"Welcome to Cozumel, Mexico". It was Port Day, a much needed break for some rest and relaxation before the metal mayhem would start again.

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Posted: 21.09.2020 by D.T. Metal | Comments (2)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 - Day Two: With Full Steam Ahead

Well rested and ready to tackle another day of awesomeness; bring it 70000 Tons Of Metal.

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Posted: 18.09.2020 by D.T. Metal | Comments (0)

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70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 - Day One: Ready To Rock 'N Roll

Remember live concerts and festivals? Ahhh, those were the days. Hopefully we all can enjoy watching bands on stage sooner rather than later, but until then let's check what happened during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise in early January.

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Posted: 12.09.2020 by D.T. Metal | Comments (2)

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Wait A Minute! This Isn't Metal! - August 2020

We here at Metal Storm pride ourselves on our thousands of metal reviews and interviews and article; metal is our collective soul and passion, which is why we bother with this junk. That being said, we'd be lying if we stuck to our trve-kvlt guns and claimed that metal is the only thing we ever listen to. Whether we want to admit it or not, we do check out some other stuff from time to time; some of us are more poptimistic than others, but there's a whole world out there aside from Satan-worshiping black metal and dragon-slaying power metal.

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Posted: 12.09.2020 by musclassia | Comments (7)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 10 Issue #8 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

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. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Sulfure, Astralist, Rituals, Narziss, Bloodsabbath and Winter's End.

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Posted: 08.09.2020 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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Streaming For Vengeance

Are livestreams a good alternative to physical concerts in a pandemic?

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Posted: 05.09.2020 by omne metallum | Comments (10)

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Cry Yourself To Ash: Exploring The O)))verse (2005-2009)

For a genre as hard to get into as drone metal, it is surprising how much of a household name Sunn O))) have become. Though with a fairly limited but devout fanbase, most people still see them as that band that plays only one note slowly. But the O)))-verse is large and includes a lot of sounds, experiments and a fair share of side projects. We hope to explore at least part of those in this three-part article series.

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Posted: 05.09.2020 by RaduP | Comments (4)