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Posts Tagged ‘Metal’

Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins – a cohesive work that delights on many levels

The aural acrobatics of Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins features some of the best examples of daring riffing and acrobatic melody the metal genre has had to offer since the 80’s; even what you may consider the album̵...


Left In The Dark: “Shadowglass” unleashes the full melodic and hardcore power of this band

Left In The Dark is a 4 piece alternative-rock and metal band from the Dayton Ohio area. The band has released their 13 track debut album “Shadowglass”, which they recorded, mixed, and mastered themselves. The album was co-...



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2015 Midi Award Winners – Voodoo Kungfu

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a cradle of civilization that is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world’s largest standing army, the world’s second-largest economy and is the world...



Seldom: “Black Mirror” – not over complicated, but immensely immersive

After performing with internationally acclaimed acts likes Buckcherry, Flyleaf, Puddle Of Mudd, Lacuna Coil, POD, Drowning Pool or Saving Abel, as well as successfully funding the production of a debut studio release via Kickst...


Nytro: “Some Things Never Change” – rough-riding rhythms and some good chanting choruses

I was a Judas Priest fanatic in the late 70’s and the 80’s but fell away in the 90’s as I didn’t like the direction that Painkiller was heading in. Now in 2015 I see that the Priest is back to their old ...



Seldom: “Damaged” – powerful lyrics, over-driven amps and pounding drums

Hailing from Houston, TX, Seldom is a driven and eclectic rock and roll band whose kaleidoscopic blend of sound is based on the contrast between the individual styles and inspirations of the musicians within the group: Mitch ...


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Calgary’s Heavy Rockers The Unravelling Fight Inner Demons on New “Revolt” Single

Following lead singer Steve Moore’s fight with cancer, Canadian metal and prog rockers tackle deeper issues. New York, NY – Independent Music Promotions announced the release of “Revolt,” the intense first new single fr...


The Von: ‘Nothing To Fear’ – a really killer rock single!

South Florida-based rock band The Von is made up of vocalist/bassist Luis and guitarist Marek – two members from two different continents that share common interests in classic metal, rock, electronica and optimal sound p...



Mannequin: “Science (cruci)Fiction” – pugnacious, loud, heavy, thrashy and experimental!

Formed in early 2015, Mannequin is an extreme metal band from Hexham, North-East England. The band consists of Benjo James (lyrics, lead vocals, keyboards, programming, production) and Jack Wilson (guitars, bass, drums, backing...


Artist Spotlight: Valence – their music is both accessible and instrumental

The modern rock scene may be dominated by bands who produce both music and lyrics, but Valence is a four-piece group out of Westchester, N.Y., who is determined to take a stand for the value of purely instrumental music and its...