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Prosanctus Inferi’s ‘Hypnotic Blood Art’ is hypnotizingly good

Posted by on August 12, 2020

  Hypnotic Blood Art is Prosanctus Inferi’s third LP. Hailing from Ohio, this band has been creating extreme black/death metal for nearly a decade and a half. Their latest record is very tight and well-crafted but without missing a beat in terms of its brutality. “Dark Scarp of Hell” is the perfect opener to this […]

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Album Review: Black Crown Initiate ‘Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape’

Posted by on July 28, 2020

  Ever since Black Crown Initiate dropped Selves We Cannot Forgive back in 2016, I was always curious how the band would proceed with their next effort. Unfortunately, it took four years to hear new music, but it was definitely worth the wait. Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape has exceeded my expectations and is an excellent representation of progressive […]

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Virtual Show Review: Trivium ‘A Light or A Distant Mirror’

Posted by on July 17, 2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to prevent bands from touring and putting on shows, artists have become more creative with alternative methods allowing them to do what they love and share their music with fans. Trivium has always been a band that cares deeply about their fans and always looking for innovative avenues […]

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Album Review: Static-X – ‘Project Regeneration Vol.1’

Posted by on July 14, 2020

  The wait is finally over as Static-X’s first record since 2009’s Cult of Static has arrived with Project Regeneration Vol 1. Arguably one of the most anticipated albums of 2020, which has many fans wondering how this full-length effort would unfold with hearing previously unreleased recordings of the late Wayne Static’s vocals. Before the […]

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Valkyrie’s ‘Fear’ is masterfully genuine hard-edged rock and roll

Posted by on July 14, 2020

  If you read the pages here at Metal Insider you know we’re big fans of Baroness. And if you, like me, have been craving some new tunes that aren’t far off from the Baroness sound, you definitely want to check out Fear, by Valkyrie, which releases on Relapse Records. Valkyrie, as you may already […]

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