Caustic Cassanova Create A Cacophony Of Carefully Curated Awesome On Pantheon: Volume 3

Can we first just talk about how awesome the name Caustic Cassanova is? Cuz it is! Not only does it call to attention the type of music that the DC trio brings to the table but also rolls off the tongue like some of the great Marvel Comics alliterations of the ’60’s.

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Mark Morton Gets By With A Little Help From His Friends On Anesthetic

Listening to Mark Morton’s debut solo album is like listening to the greatest heavy music mixtape of all time. Not only is Anesthetic a coherent flow of genres but the mix of talent involved is a veritable who’s who across the spectrum as well. You have Nu-Metal luminaries (The late Chester Bennington, Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix), Hard Rock Icons (Buckcherry’s Josh Todd, Myles Kennedy), Thrash Metal Gods (Testament’s Chuck Billy) alongside Indie Rawkers (Oni’s Jake Oni), Living Legends (Mark Lanegan), and Singer/Songwriters (Naeemah Maddox) beautifully woven together through Morton’s musical tapestry.

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A Subtle Rebuttal: Re-Ordering Type O Negative’s Albums From Awful To Least Worst Of

A few years back, Metal Hammer decided to rank Type O Negative’s discography from worst to first and, as a lifelong tattoo-emblazoned/double digit seeing TON fan, I was slightly put off by the whole thing. That said, and at the urging of bostonregina, I decided to rectify their mistakes and make my own list.

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Beatbuzz Records Presents Actual Physical Proof That Misery Loves Co. Is Back With New AA Side Limited 7″ Vinyl Release

You know what a bucket list band is, right? That band that you just NEED to see before you kick it. The discussion came up recently and while there are some that are definitely unattainable (Oingo Boingo, original Alice In Chains, Wall Of Voodoo), others might just happen (AC/DC) while in other cases it’s all about location, location, location (Will Haven sticking to the West Coast primarily, Earthtone9 sporadically playing Europe only).

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Rotting Christ Celebrate 30 Years Of Metal Excellence With New Masterpiece The Heretics

There is no greater satisfaction than hearing a highly anticipated album for the first time and being reassured that your faith was rightly placed as said album is better than great, maybe better than the best the band has put out and, quite possibly, best of the year. And it’s only February.

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Singles! Carissa Johnson & The Cure-Alls, “Something Good”

There are artists out there that, whenever they put anything new out, immediately bring a smile to listeners faces…not necessarily because the music itself is feel good or happy go lucky but because of a sense of pride that this given artist is continually putting out compelling and exciting new music.

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Runnerup Show Off Another Side Of The Boston Music Scene On Incredibly Introspective Happy to Be Here

Boston brings together a very diverse and eclectic collection of artists. On the one hand you have the heavier, sludgier, dirtier side of rawk which permeates the scene more dominantly but on the other side, you have these introspective artists who tend to get overlooked or overshadowed.

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Singles!: The Black Fever, “Marketing”

It’s rare that any one song compels us to pull out the old “Singles!” header but damn if The Black Fever’s brand of earnest post-rawk on new track “Marketing” doesn’t hit all the right buttons compelling us to do just that!

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BEDTIMEMAGIC Has A Bevy Of Bandcamp Releases That Are Bouncin’ And Brutal

Take Boston’s Psychic Dog and Death From Above 1979 when they were making good tunez (Circa their debut in 2004) and you’ll have an inkling of what Nicholas Pentabona and Morgan Berns together as BEDTIMEMAGIC offer up to your earholes on the regular.

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