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Amplified Premiere: Future Figment spiral out, keep going in new video

Posted by on June 2, 2017

In this Very Special Episode of Amplified, we take an exclusive first look at the brand new video for “Dementia” from Icelandic proggers Future Figment. As I’ve no doubt mentioned here before, I’m one of *those* Tool fans, so I’m constantly looking for bands to scratch a similar itch for me. Future Figment is probably […]

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Amplified video special: Eye Of The Destroyer get intimate with the electric chair

Posted by on March 17, 2017

Amplified is a column focusing on small and emerging artists. If your band fits the bill, drop us a line at [email protected] If you’ve been with us for a while, you remember Jersey old school death metallers Eye Of The Destroyer. 90s death metal in the classic, Tampa style is one of my all-time favorites, […]

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Amplified: Years End nail the classic metalcore sound

Posted by on December 16, 2016

Amplified is a column focusing on small and emerging artists. If your band fits the bill, drop us a line at [email protected] West Virginia’s Years End are doing it right. Their sound is a 2006 time capsule for sure, but it’s a style that’s tried and true, and there’s a reason it’s still so popular. […]

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Amplified New Music Premiere: Bottomfed/West Berlin Split EP

Posted by on December 6, 2016

Amplified is a column focusing on small and emerging artists. If your band fits the bill, drop us a line at [email protected] I’ve been a fan of Bottomfed for a while now – they’re from my relative hometown area in Massachusetts and their last EP, 2015’s Impatient Pile of Bones absolutely rips. A bit mathy, a […]

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Amplified: Sawyer Family and some swampy songs

Posted by on October 21, 2016

Amplified is a column focusing on small and emerging artists. If your band fits the bill, drop us a line at [email protected] We’re a few months removed from the chaos of Gwar-BQ, but one of the bands that had stood out to me was one of the festival’s many fun outliers – Sawyer Family, who […]

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