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Relapse Records releases label sampler for charity

Posted by on October 9, 2017

Relapse Records has teamed up with Rock To The Future for an annual label sampler to highlight music taken from the label’s roster. The sample consists of over 30 tracks including artists Obituary, Dying Fetus, Exhumed, Incantation, Gruesome, Expulsion, Integrity, Cloakroom, Iron Reagan, Myrkur, The Obsessed, Iron Monkey, John Frum, Black Anvil, and more. The […]

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Photos & Review: The Decibel Magazine Tour takes the pleasure to kill in Santa Ana, CA

Posted by on March 28, 2017

One of the most exciting annual tours we have in the states is the Decibel Magazine tour. Each year they do a fantastic job at pairing some of the best metal acts from the domestic and international scene, and this year was no different. The tour consisting of thrash giants Kreator, death metal legends Obituary, Ohio’s […]

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Album review: Obituary’s self-titled is their best in years

Posted by on March 16, 2017

Throughout metal history, the significance of a “self-titled” album has been anything but consistent. Often times, an eponymous release is the world’s formal introduction to a budding band plotting their takeover – for everyone from Slipknot to Rage Against the Machine to Iron Maiden to the genre’s earth-shattering inception by way of the mighty Black […]

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Interview: Sizzle Pie/Relapse Records’ Matt Jacobson expands his pizza empire

Posted by on February 9, 2017

In 1990 as a teenager, Matt Jacobson founded Relapse Records, which has grown to be one of the biggest and best independent metal labels in the country. While he’s still the President of the label, he has other interests, and since moving to Portland, OR in 2007, wound up opening a pizza store, Sizzle Pie. With […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 13th

Posted by on January 13, 2017

We’re still early into 2017 and the releases are already pouring in. This week brings a new live Accept release, and studio albums from Code Orange, Sepultura, and more. If you missed last week’s releases, you can check them out here. There has not been too many releases just yet since we’re only two weeks […]

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This new Black Anvil song is everything we want from them

Posted by on November 16, 2016

We’ve still got six weeks left in 2016, but after the year that’s been, we’re already looking forward to 2017. One such reason is that we’ll be getting a new Black Anvil album. As Was will be out on January 13th, one of the first releases of the new year. They’ve already released a song from […]

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Album by Album: Revocation’s David Davidson runs down discography, essential tour items

Posted by on June 23, 2016

  On July 22nd, Boston thrash/death metal mainstays Revocation will release their sixth full-length album, Great Is Our Sin. The record is their second on Metal Blade, following an independent release, a trio of albums on Relapse and an EP for Scion/AV. With the variance in labels over the past eight years and with the band’s […]

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Album Anniversary: Death’s Scream Bloody Gore turns 29

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Today, we take a look back at Death’s debut record Scream Bloody Gore which turns 29 years on this date and is considered to be the very first death metal album ever released. It’s undeniable the impact that this record caused in 1987 as it was the defining release to create the path of what we […]

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Dissident Aggression: Inverloch – Distance │ Collapsed

Posted by on February 26, 2016

It is safe to say at this stage of the game that death metal is currently enjoying quite the renaissance. That’s not to say that the genre withered and died at any point, or that there weren’t quality acts to be found. On the contrary, since the genre’s inception there have always been acts you […]

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Incantation announce new album, re-sign with Relapse Records

Posted by on February 11, 2016

Death metal veterans Incantation are one of those bands you know what to expect from every one of their releases, yet they still excel on doing that right and after a few years from their well-received album Dirges of Elysium, it’s time for them to announce a new record, and a new label. Back at the […]

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