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Album Review: SCORPION CHILD Acid Roulette

Posted by | June 14, 2016

Hailing from The Sword's own hometown of Austin, Texas and also featuring a retro sound heavily favoring 70's boogie riffs, Scorpion Child proudly sidestep the battle tested fuzz rock that The Sword have only recently eschewed in their own right, establishing themselves instead as flag bearer for a relatively novel mix of 70's hard rock swing and 80's hair metal pomposity

| June 14, 2016
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Album Review: MELVINS Basses Loaded

Posted by | June 10, 2016

Part of the joy of being a Melvins fan is the sense of discovery. Even after 30 years of sludge rocking their way around the world, the expandable power trio have never stopped reinventing themselves, whether collaborating with such disparate musical talents as Jello Biafra and Lustmord or shuffling the lineup entirely to accommodate the return of original drummer Mike Lillard, with longtime drummer Dale Crover cheerfully switching over to bass to make room. Who the fuck does that?

| June 10, 2016
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Album Review: KATATONIA The Fall of Hearts

Posted by | May 23, 2016

A winsome collection of lilting prog and impassioned melodies, The Fall of Hearts takes us even further afield from the metal scene than usual for a latter era Katatonia effort. Relying more than ever on acoustic space and lightly amplified instrumentation, distorted guitars only occasionally pierce through the otherwise contemplative soundscape

| May 23, 2016