Singles! Of The Dark I Dare, “WAR”

Firstly, can we please acknowledge how badass the name of this L.A. outfit is? Not since I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness has the name of a band kicked so much posterior before ever a note was heard. But for the record both ILYBICD and Of The Dark I Dare have the sonic gravitas to back up such monumental monikers.

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She Past Away Provide Your Goth Summer Soundtrack With Disko Anksiyete

Say what you will about streaming services but Spotify, in particular, has introduced me to some of my (now) most favorite artists including Turkey’s She Past Away who is back with their first album in four years, Disko Anksiyete.

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(Hed) P.E. Survive The Nu-Metal Age, Persevere On Solid Stampede

There are bands out there today in 2019 that not only survived the Nu-Metal revolution but are still active and thriving. One such band is (Hed) P.E. who has constantly been contributing to the post-Nu Metal world with a consistent string of under the radar bangers. When Linkin Park was destroying with their sophomore triumph Meteora in 2003, (Hed) was subtly slaughtering with Blackout (This album is still a killer so get on that shit if you haven’t already). When the godfathers of Nu-Metal, Korn, unsuccessfully tried to return to their roots with 2010’s Remember Who You Are, (Hed) was keeping the torch lit with Truth Rising. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg in terms of (Hed) persevering.

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Pinkish Black Push Prog Boundaries With Synthetic Apocalyptical Sounds Of Concept Unification

Damn, this is some dense shit right here. Fresh off the Enthroned review we recently published comes a similarly despondent work of metallic art from a different spectrum of the music world. We’re of course, talking about Pinkish Black and their fourth opus, Concept Unification, which is an elaborate six track beast pushing the boundaries of Prog.

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Singles! Misery Loves Co., “Way Back Home”

To preface this review, I just finished listening to the new Cave In record featuring the last performances of Caleb Scofield and purposely saved this new one from Misery Loves Co. as a point of emotional re-entry

And I’m glad I did.

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Cave In Send Off Late Bassist With Possibly Their Absolute Best On Final Transmission

Oof, before even hearing a note I knew this one was going to be a tough listen and in that department, Cave In’s Final Transmission does not disappoint. It’s also this gorgeous album that’s such a fitting tribute to late bassist Caleb Scofield and a stellar entry into the band’s already beyond solid discography.

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Lard Help Us All! PIG Offers Up Some Sweet Treats On Candy Coated Covers Record

The Lord of Lard is an unstoppable machine lately. Whether it’s new <PIG> classics, remixes or covers, Raymond Watts is beyond reinvigorated during this second coming of the swine. Which brings us to the latest helping of pork in the form of Candy, an epic new album filled with covers done in a way that only <PIG> can.

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3 Paragraph Reviews: BAT! Bat Music for Bat People

I don’t do Rockabilly or, more accurately here, Psychobilly. Actually, scratch that. I tend to gravitate towards sounds that move me in some sort of way regardless of genre. That said, and to clarify, I do not have an abundance of Rocka/Psychobilly in my current physical or digital collection of music. But being an Industrial/Goth kid, BAT! speaks to me. And considering they’re listed as “Gothabilly” with a sound like Misfits meeting Oingo Boingo, this outfit is the perfect blend for me. And you!

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Enthroned Craft A Densely Bleak Metal Universe Within Cold Black Suns

This page is quickly becoming an “Oops! I did it again” of metal bands I never followed when they initially made their mark, innit? For the record, I listen to a lot, okay? Just not everything. And apparently not enough Enthroned who has crafted this dense opus of vicious beauty with Cold Black Suns which is the Belgium Black metallers’ first in almost five years.

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