Month: February 2019

MPR Review of Degradations-Graves (by Joshua Kruszyna)

I review a lot of different underground metal bands. It’s the nature of my job. Lots of artists often leave me wondering, “Why the actual hell aren’t these guys more well-known?” Many of the bands I’ve been introduced to have it all – well-written songs, competent musicianship, and professional-sounding production. One of the bands that …

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MPR Review Of Gravehuffer-Your Fault (by Joshua Kruszyna)

When metal was officially birthed as a genre decades ago, there were no editing softwares to “clean up” performances, and there weren’t artificial amp simulators or programmable drums to aid in musical production. I love these tools, but I will concede that in some regards, the organic sound and simplicity of classic metal has been …

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MPR Review Of Korotory-Chapter 111. The Conquering (by Joshua Kruszyna)

Over the years, metal has conveyed many emotions, but has become synonymous in the eyes of society with one in particular – aggression. Sure, there’s sub-genres of metal that can be uplifting (power-metal), epic (viking-metal), or even glamorous (…er, glam-metal). But at its core, metal was born out of the need to convey something darker …

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MPR Review Of Sedulous Rouse-The Valley Beyond (by Joshua Kruszyna)

 In today’s climate of metal, there’s countless sub-genres that people can latch onto. However, as a whole, I think we can all agree that metal can be broken down into two primary categories:  melodic metal and.. well, non-melodic metal. Usually, bands either stick to one or the other, or if they dabble in both (such …

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Prion

PRION – ABERRANT CALAMITY LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 22nd 2019 Erupting from the warped heart of chaos they come; a roaring, screaming, slithering mass of nightmares. Exploding through the walls of sleep they ravage your defenceless mind with visions twisted beyond comprehension. They tear down the doors which guard your sanity, they let …

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