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by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist – Metal-core can be a genre that you simply love or you simply hate, and it can be a stagnant rut that is begging for a band to come along and breathe new life into it. Step forward, Feed Her To The Sharks. The Melbourne bruiser’s third studio album is [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist – Australian Metal-core bruisers Feed Her To The Sharks are on the verge of international stardom. After signing with the mighty Victory Records last year, Feed Her To The Sharks have just released their first album with the label- their third overall in [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist – Sister Sin’s fifth studio album Black Lotus brings more 80s’ influenced heavy metal to the table. The Swedish quartet, led by the charismatic vixen that is Liv Jagrell don’t stray too far from the formula of their previous records, yet Black [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Senior Photojournalist – In a word … SICK!! Wretched is back with their third studio album since 2009 titled Son of Perdition. The melodic death metal band from North Carolina has put out yet another quality production under the Victory Records label. Many don’t [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – It’s called pop-core. Take the sugary hooks and squeaky-clean vocals of bands like Blink 182, merge them with the growls, screams, and breakdowns of hardcore, and presto, you’ve got yourself a nice, shiny, pre-packaged subgenre to sell to the [...]
by Jenn Carbaugh – Columnist – Swedish heavy rockers Sister Sin, who happen to be female-fronted, have a re-mastered version of their first studio album Dance of the Wicked. It includes all eight tracks from the original album, three bonus unreleased demo tracks, and two cover songs. [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Swedish heavy metal standard bearers Sister Sin will re-release their 2003 debut record Dance of the Wicked on Victory Records this week. The album represents an interesting time for the band when their Sunset Strip musical influences were far more [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – If a male metal vocalist sang with as much attitude as Liv Jagrell unleashes on this album, we would be calling him a badass motherf***er. But since Jagrell is a woman, we’ll just have to call her a badass sister. Doesn’t have quite the same ring [...]