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EP Review: Castrator's "No Victim"

My review of Castrator’s new EP. This can also be found on Metalriot.com.  Enjoy!

“Tightly she holds the blade
With which the rapist will be raped.
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Mothering: The Extreme Metal Way

I mentioned in a previous post that in between thesis writing, book/music reviews, work and parenting, I’ve begun researching motherhood and metal. It’s a side interest that came up with my thesis research that I’m finding fascinating because I’m a new mom and a metalhead and sometimes that can be strange to folks; especially when, as a new mom, you’re trying to make friends with other moms. 1,005 more words


Heavy Metal, Motherhood, and Parenting

Lately I’ve been in a writing rut with regard to my thesis research on women in metal. All the things I usually try to do to get out of said rut are failing. 670 more words

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@Daily News - Metaleros' journey: Meet N.Y.'s thriving Latino metal scene

Over at the Daily News website, I found an interesting article written back in 2009 regarding Latino Metalheads from the NY metal scene. The post was entitled, … 247 more words

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And the worlds collide! The last two weeks I’ve been busier than usual, both with my thesis work and my work-work. Right now in my job we are trying to fulfill a vacant position in my unit, so there’s been a lot of resume reading, vetting, and interviewing. 499 more words

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RIP Metal God - Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)

It’s been a few weeks now since the news of Jeff Hanneman’s passing. Hanneman was founder and guitarist for pioneering thrash metal band Slayer, a key part of the big four of the 1980s American thrash bands (Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer). 1,433 more words

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Review of The Black Dahlia Murder live in New Zealand, part 2 (Wellington March 8th 2012)

Day two for myself meant another return drive to Auckland, plus flight on to Wellington. I was a bit bummed out that Auckland’s gig had comprised of the band only metres away from me and there was plenty of eye contact and broader intensity to the performance, but disappointment with the munter/core factor remained. 1,047 more words

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