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Belphegor – The Devils

Belphegor's twelfth studio album, "The Devils," is a dark and intense offering that showcases the band's signature blackened death metal sound. From the opening...

Khold – Svartsyn

Khold's album "Svartsyn" has been long-awaited, with an eight-year gap since their previous release. The band's signature steely groove and downtuned guitars continue to...

Milking the Goatmachine – Nach uns die Grindflut

Milking the Goatmachine, the German-born duo of Goatleeb Udder and Goatfreed Udder, have returned with their ninth full-length album, Nach uns die Grindflut. These...

Entrails – An Eternal Time of Decay

Entrails' seventh album, "An Eternal Time of Decay," showcases their mastery of the classic Swedish death metal sound. The band sticks to their tried...

Kreator – Hate Uber Alles

Hate Über Alles, the 15th studio record from German thrash metal veterans Kreator, is an album that elicits mixed reactions. On one hand, it...

Gwar – The New Dark Ages

"The New Dark Ages" by GWAR marks a triumphant return for these outrageous Virginian shock-rockers. Often overshadowed by their mesmerizing live shows, the band...

Trick or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

I didn't think I'd like a power ballad about a ninja turtle in love with April O'Neill, but here we are.

Gaahl’s Wyrd – The Humming Mountain

Gaahl is a multifaceted artists. This is evident in his artistic output, which ranges from raw black metal in Trelldom and Gorgoroth, to hypnotic Nordic...

Helloween – Helloween

The best Helloween album in over a decade

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