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Tag Archives: In Solitude

Beastmilk’s ‘The Wind Blows Through Their Skulls’ is creepy propoganda

Posted by on June 13, 2014

We really enjoyed Beastmilk’s debut album, Climax, last year. The Finnish band’s debut isn’t really a metal record, per se, and would appeal more to fans of Christian Death and Bauhaus than anything else. However, their brand of “death rock” struck a chord with us, and it’s fast, dark and just heavy enough for us. […]

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The Oath’s Joanna Sadonis discusses the occult, debut album, Watain cameo

Posted by on April 15, 2014

Finding a compatible soul that shares the same beliefs, desires and ambitions as another can be seen as cosmic fate or sheer coincidence. Once the relationship is discovered, it can open a valve of opportunities to your deepest potential. German vocalist Johanna Sadonis and Swedish guitarist Linnea Olsson found this synchronicity and identity in one another, […]

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Kamchatka bassist/vocalist Per Wiberg’s Top 5 Swedish Hard Rock/Metal bands

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Many likely know Per Wiberg best for his work with Opeth and Spiritual Beggars. Lately, though, Wiberg has been providing bass and vocals to Swedish powerhouse trio Kamchatka. Their new album The Search Goes On (coming out on February 19 via Despotz Records) is pure heavy rock with a massive old-school blues kick to it. […]

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Ghost Returning To North America For Tour In The Spring

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Beelzebub be praised! Ghost will be returning to North America for a tour during April and May this year. It was originally rumored that the band would be joined by In Solitude, but now it appears the opening act will be King Dude (and if you’re wondering who that is, head over to his Bandcamp page). […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Rush Remix The Charts

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have heard of something called the “loudness war”, a term applied to albums that are mixed in a manner to make it sound…well, louder. This isn’t exactly a new thing, but it’s […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 1st: Stranger (With a Familiar Face)

Posted by on October 1, 2013

So as it turns out, the lists that I use for information all indicate that the new releases came out on Monday of this week. So if you’ve already bought some of these albums with that earlier-than-usual release date, good for you! If not, that’s okay too – just get out there and support good […]

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France’s Hellfest announces 2014 lineup including Trivium, Emperor, Carcass

Posted by on September 20, 2013

It’s time to take that vacation of a lifetime. Pack your bags, we’re going to France. Yeah, there’s the Eiffel Tour, great wine and what not, but the real attraction next year will be a premiere metal festival featuring Trivium, Emperor, Carcass, Hatebreed, Behemoth, Crowbar and more and over 120 other bands. Hellfest 2014 is set […]

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Watain Announce US Tour (In Grim Fashion)

Posted by on August 5, 2013

“A thousand years and a thousand deaths have passed since we last visited the States, so prepare yourself to face something very, very old and very, very hungry”, announce Swedish black metal band Watain. While the quote may not be 100% factually accurate (they last toured North America in 2012. No comment on the “thousand […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 22: Global Warning

Posted by on January 22, 2013

So, apparently last week, when I mentioned reaching the first big list of the year, I didn’t realize that was going to happen so soon thereafter. Thus, here we are today. This is not necessarily a list that isle overloaded with big-name releases, but it is still a huge list in terms of quantity. I […]

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