Metal

While many hard rock fans thought that Five Finger Death Punch wouldn’t survive another year, out comes the band’s sixth full album Got Your Six.   Text Review: Among assault accusations, on stage meltdowns and the continued rumors of an eventual breakup, the hard rock machine that is Five Finger …

St. Louis, MO’s Black Fast come forth to prove that great metal can come from the most unlikely of placed with Terms of Surrender.   Text Review: Any rock and metal fan who grew up in St. Louis can confirm that St. Louis, MO is not a rock market.  In …

The reigning kings of black metal return with new band members (again) and their eleventh full album.   Text Review: Black metal is a very polarizing sub-genre even to some of the most diehard rock and metal fans.  The dark arts, goat blood, demon summoning, ritual sacrifice, it all can …

Oakland’s metal kings High On Fire offer a new light to thrash fans and a new headache to crotchety old next door neighbors.   Text Review: You will be hard-pressed to find a band more ferocious and guttural than Oakland’s High On Fire.  While many metal bands go through drastic …

After 18 years, Faith No More return to the light and bring Sol Invictus.  Can the ingenious minds of yesteryear conquer the day once again?   Text Review: There is a line from “The Sandlot” that goes “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.”  Back in 1989, Faith No More …

After two decades of metal, Napalm Death release another sinister beast with enough volume and power to devour you whole.  How much bite does this apex predator have? Text Review: There are few metal bands that can stand the test of time and evolution of a genre like Napalm Death.  …

Italy’s Simus start off 2015 with their take on progressive metal.  Spearheaded by The Soulmaker, how will the Italian metal appeal to other countries in our metal world?

The hardcore scene receive their newest entry from The Ghost Inside.  How does holding onto the past in Dear Youth stand in today’s rock market?

The Iowa kings of masked intensity bring the next album of hard rock and metal.  How does Corey Taylor and company’s 2014 entry fair after 15 years from their self-titled debut and several lineup changes?

The new album from Motionless In White promises to be heavier than all their previous works combined.   Does Reincarnate deliver on MIW’s intentions?

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