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HARD ROCK: The final bulbs are sadly burning out on AC/DC’s long, illustrious career. And with that inevitability, the rock world will eventually scurry...
ELECTRIC SHAKE: Album number three has arrived from Sweden’s Spiders, and it is a killer. The musical foundation is still the same as prior releases—an energetic and hard...
If There Is Light, It Will Find You
PUNK LIKE A FINE WINE: Heavily themed with references to parenthood (“First Breath, Last Breath” and others), anti-materialism (“Gold Jack...
MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST
HISTORICAL HARD ROCK: It’s a sign of how popular and respected Michael Schenker is that he can get together three of the singers he’s previously worked...
EXPLOSIVE VERSATILE METAL: Re-releasing its 2014 sophomore album Cloud Factory through Napalm certainly will provide plenty more opportunity for notoriety for Ukrainian metallers Jinjer. A dizzying hybrid of...
SEEK AND STRIKE
SHREDDER ADDS VOCALS: Sometimes you have to wonder about the metal world’s lack of imagination. This isn’t a condemnation of Hyvmine and its vocalist/lead guitarist, Al Joseph,...
GROOVY HEAVE-HO: You could probably get through an Ektomorf review without invoking Soulfly, but when a band hews so close to another band’s signature sound and era, it’s disingenuous...