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Ring of Fire – Battle of Leningrad

California isn't really the first place that one's mind goes when thinking of modern power metal. Once upon a time, however, it was a...

Artillery – Legions

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Almah – Unfold

Unfold, the latest album from Brazilian troupe Almah, is the kind of album that you might show to someone taking their first steps in...

Hell – Curse & Chapter

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Dregen – Dregen

It was really just a matter of time. Dregen (né Andreas Tyrone Svensson) of Backyard Babies, Hellacopters and, more recently, of the Michael Monroe...

NiteRain – Crossfire

“God, the singer sounds like the dude from Witch Cross was my first reaction when I started listening to Crossfire, the debut album from Norway’s...

Tad Morose – Revenant

While most people would probably shrug at the mention of Tad Morose, I have a lot of great memories of the band. It was...

Funeral Circle – Funeral Circle

For such a supposedly influential band, you don’t actually see too many others these days who sound anything like Swedish doomsters Candlemass. One can’t...

Warbringer – IV: Empires Collapse

While I’ve never been their biggest fan, I could always see the potential in Warbringer. They’ve always brought serviceable, enjoyable thrash to the table,...

Noctum – Final Sacrifice

This is a really tough one. There is nothing inherently wrong with Noctum’s latest release. It’s a solid album in its style and would, in...

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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...
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