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Kylesa – Static Tensions Reviews

June 27, 2009

Static Tensions

2009 release. Savannah, Georgia’s Kylesa returns with their fourth full-length album, their second as a five-piece with two drummers after 2006’s monumental breakthrough Time Will Fuse Its Worth. Three years later, the band fully utilizes the many percussive possibilities that such a lineup provides, immediately apparent on the blistering opening track, ‘Scapegoat’.

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Killswitch Engage – The End of Heartache Reviews

June 25, 2009

The End of Heartache

Guitar World, 6/2004
“The songs are longer, more metallic and the choruses more epic, than those of the previous release.”

The title track of The End Of Heartache is an unabashed monster of a song, different than anything the band has ever written. Its epic drive nearly crosses the border into power-ballad territory. “Rose of Sharyn” is an anthem that’s heavy in the most non-traditional of senses, building with dynamic energy into a crescendo with a chorus that is perhaps The (more…)

Meshuggah – Obzen Reviews

June 25, 2009

ObzenNo description for this product could be found, but have a look over at Amazon for reviews and other information.

Eluveitie – Slania Reviews

June 20, 2009

SlaniaNo description for this product could be found, but have a look over at Amazon for reviews and other information.

Opeth – My Arms, Your Hearse Reviews

June 18, 2009

My Arms, Your Hearse

Reissue of the band’s 1998 album, considered to be their best. This release includes two extra tracks ‘Remember Tomorrow’ and a remake of the Celtic Frost classic ‘Circle of the Tyrant’. Candlelight. 2003.

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Bloodbath – The Fathomless Mastery Reviews

June 17, 2009

The Fathomless Mastery

The Fathomless Mastery, is the third full length album by the Swedish Death Metal band Bloodbath. It is their first full length release to feature the new guitarist Per ‘Sodomizer’ Eriksson on its 11 new tracks. Former Scar Symmetry vocalist Christian Žlvestam did guest vocals on track 6, “Iesous.” The album generally revolves around anti-Christian themes, the last few songs detailing an apocalyptic event resulting in Hell on Earth. `Bloodbath have been responsible for some of t (more…)

Mastodon – Blood Mountain Reviews

June 17, 2009

Blood Mountain

You could have passed it off as a fluke. Remission was an awesome album, helping revitalize metal and bringing the band much deserved notice. Leviathan was a gigantic leap, perhaps the most ambitious metal album in years. But could it keep going? People were concerned–-side glances were given, hand wringing began as Mastodon moved to a major. And for what? Turns out for nothing. Blood Mountain is flat-out amazing. If anything, it is another leap forward, both experimentaly (more…)

Down – NOLA Reviews

June 16, 2009

NOLANo description for this product could be found, but have a look over at Amazon for reviews and other information.

Isis (Rock) – Panopticon Reviews

June 10, 2009

PanopticonNo description for this product could be found, but have a look over at Amazon for reviews and other information.

Kamelot – The Black Halo Reviews

June 7, 2009

The Black Halo

Kamelot inked their recording contract in 1994 and released their debut, Eternity, the following August. The press praised the album as one of the most promising first offerings ever. 1996 saw the arrival of Dominion, an album that sounded even more varied and diverse than its predecessor. In spring 1997 Kamelot found Casey Grillo and the former Conception vocalist Khan, who joined the group during the production of Siege Perilous. In autumn of the same year, the new line-up embark (more…)