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Weird of the Day: Empalot, "Jeannot"

France continues to be an unexpected wellspring of weird music, especially of the experimental metal variety. Today’s weirdness comes to us from a French reader named Arthur who sent us a long list of bands, including several we’d never heard before, like Empalot, a short-lived side project of French groove metal master Gojira. 74 more words


Tigers Of Junction Street - 'Tigers Of Junction Street'

I’m not sure if it’s too early to compare a band to Lostprophets, but I’m going to do it anyway. Until recently, that band was one of my favourite acts ever; regardless of what was cool at the time, Lostprophets were always able to blend it all into a fresh sound with a unique edge. 176 more words


Destrage's Are You Kidding Me? No. Reviewed

This album missed my radar, but a reader pointed me to it. It is maybe the most reviewed album I’ve reviewed all year.

Let’s take the first track, because it already contains so many elements that I’m not even sure how to classify it. 612 more words

Review: Distorted Harmony - Chain Reaction

Distorted Harmony is a progressive metal band hailing from Israel. (Why are all of these Israeli bands releasing such great albums this month?) Distorted Harmony, like most progressive metal bands, is not afraid to break musical boundaries, but yet they never stray too far off the path. 817 more words


Mammal’s 21-Year Hit Parade: 1995 / #10 and #9

My 1995 kicks off with two bands I’ve loved for two decades. OK, Ayreon is a project, not a band as such, but you know what I mean. 30 more words

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Review: One Machine - The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth

Location: London, England
Genre: Power/Progressive Metal
Released: February 17, 2014
Format Reviewed: FLAC
Feature – Global Conquest – Recent Releases

By: Kris Kotlarik

The opening impression I got from the title track, which opens One Machine’s debut album, was that I was about to hear an album centered around  301 more words

Mammal’s 21-Year Hit Parade: 1994 / #8 and #7

I see I royally screwed up yesterday. I posted my #8 and #7 for 1995, not 1994. I’ll edit that post to show the correct year. 36 more words

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