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3 Inches Of Blood

Album Review: 3 Inches of Blood – Long Live Heavy Metal

Cam Pipes definitely has a distinctive voice, and as ‘Metal Woman’ rolls in, that falsetto vocal hits you hard and pierces your very skull. I must say that I’m not really a fan of the style, but this man rocks that pitch with substance. Classic heavy metal is what 3IOB’s newest record ‘Long Live Heavy […]

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Death

Album Review: Death – Vivus!

Over the years Death have been hailed as one of the greats, whether classed as death metal, technical death metal or just plain metal, they were innovative, creative and massively influential to the genre. Vocalist, guitarist and band founder Chuck Schuldiner is a legend to many who is considered a figurehead for the genre and […]

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Christian Mistress

Album Review: Christian Mistress – Possession

Finally, a heavy metal band who have a truly fantastic a vocalist with great range and pitch, it is a godsend. Christian Mistress have come along with their newest release ‘Possession’ and they are ready to kick out some metal jams. This is what good music sounds like. The album opens with ‘Over & Over’, […]

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Orange Goblin

Album Review: Orange Goblin – A Eulogy For The Damned

If you like your rock with a spliff hanging out its mouth and a beer in its hand, then Orange Goblin may be the band for you. Returning with their seventh studio album entitled ‘A Eulogy For The Damned’, they are ready to tear it up, Goblin style. ‘Red Tide Rising’ washes over you with […]

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Corrosion of Conformity

Album Review: Corrosion of Conformity – Corrosion of Conformity

Corrosion of Conformity are a band who have a somewhat revolving door of members (albeit it the same people) and over the years they have went a bit off the scene. Their self-titled release is the first since 1987 to not feature Pepper Keenan, this may prove to be a crucial missing element. ‘Psychic Vampire’ […]

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Black Stone Cherry

Gig Review: Black Stone Cherry, O2 Academy, Glasgow, 24th March 2012

Looking across the crowd tonight, there are a lot of old school rock fans, KISS and Poison t-shirts are everywhere. For me that never bodes well in regards to atmosphere, and tonight my thoughts were correct. Rival Sons on record sound pretty brilliant, they have their own spin on southern blues influenced rock and it […]

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Aborted

Album Review: Aborted – Global Flatline

Aborted can do something that many death metal bands fail to: they can create an incredible amount of speed within their songs, whilst still maintaining the intensity – a brilliant weapon in their arsenal. So when this band returned with ‘Global Flatline’, fans of the genre should have got excited. Especially since they have new […]

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