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Product Of Hate – Buried In Violence (Napalm)

While this quintet from Wisconsin have been around for 9 or so years, this is their first full length album and delivers 11 fast paced tracks with little remorse. James Murphy mixed and mastered the album giving a really clean… Continue Reading →

Conquered Mind – Conqueror (Gegentrend Records)

Germany isn’t a country you wouldn’t normally associate with stoner rock, given how most of its successful musical exports in the metal and alternative umbrella of Music tend to lean towards thrash, heavy and traditional metal and some smatterings of… Continue Reading →

One Machine – The Final Cull (Scarlet)

At first I thought this was One Machine’s first album, only to find out that ‘The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth’ was released in February 2014 and ‘The Final Cull’ is actually their second album. One Machine is… Continue Reading →

Butcher Babies – Take It Like A Man (Century Media)

Butcher Babies are a five piece hailing from Los Angeles and currently ready to unleash their second album. Forming in 2010, the two girls who handle vocals and three guys bring a brand of nu metal meets groove meets djent… Continue Reading →

Soulfly – Archangel (Nuclear Blast)

When it comes to South American metal musicians, there are none more recognisable than Max Cavalera. Co-founder of Sepultura, the rhythm guitarist and vocalist has been a standard bearer for metal since the mid-late 80’s producing some of the finest… Continue Reading →

Omega Soul – Void (FDA)

Normally you wouldn’t associate Germany with stoner infused southern rock grooves, but Omega Soul are here to change that. Formed in Nürnberg in 2009, the 5 piece underwent some line up changes whilst releasing two demo’s before setting on the… Continue Reading →

Hang the Bastard – Sex in the Seventh Circle (Century Media)

Harrow- Middlesex. Home of a posh school where many of the country’s elite have been churned out to pollute or improve our society for centuries. It is also the home of the delightfully monickered Hang the Bastard. These West London… Continue Reading →

Down – Down IV Part II (Roadrunner)

  NOLA supergroup “Down” have returned with the second in a series of E.P’s that make up “Down IV”. Its been a rocky few years for Down, personal issues and tragedies aside, the first instalment of Down IV was the… Continue Reading →

Generation Kill – We’re All Gonna Die (Nuclear Blast)

Where to start with Generation Kill? That’s a toughie. The phrase ‘Generation Kill’ is one that is far more prevalent in the USA then the UK, referring to the TV series that depicted the early “glory days” of the US… Continue Reading →

Torture Killer – Phobia (Dynamic Arts)

A stark black and white image greets me upon looking at the cover art of the new Torture Killer album, quite a transformation in style to their previous couple of albums which had bold colours on great artwork to create… Continue Reading →

Bison B.C. – Lovelessness (Metal Blade)

A couple of years ago I reviewed Bison’s sophomore album for our legacy site Metal Team UK and was extremely impressed by the bands super heavy, super rich heavy metal that was inundated with reams of Sabbath like atmosphere. 2012… Continue Reading →

Groan – The Divine Right of Kings (Soulseller Records)

Mercia’s doom ‘n’ roll kings have been playing some remarkable music since their debut release in 2010, I have had the pleasure of catching them live a few times and the one thing that sticks out in general, and again… Continue Reading →

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