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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Other Guys)

Posted by on February 25, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Black Sabbath became particularly relevant to me in the late 90’s. My dad had already introduced me to their Ozzy-era music when I was younger, so by the time the Reunion double live […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Dio era)

Posted by on February 11, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. While all the groups I feature in Criminally Slept-On are established acts with significant fan bases, Black Sabbath is another animal entirely. It’s tough to try touting rare and overlooked material by a […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Ozzy Era)

Posted by on January 28, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. I believe Black Sabbath are the quintessential heavy metal band. They ushered in a sound that went on to inform not only their contemporaries, but no less than every single band that’s ever […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Amon Amarth

Posted by on January 14, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Even though multiple interviews have contained singer Johan Hegg stating that Amon Amarth don’t consider themselves a “viking metal” band, there’s simply no denying that’s exactly what they are. In the band’s early […]

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Criminally Slept-On: In Flames

Posted by on January 4, 2016

In Flames have taken a lot of shit over the years, and from time to time, I’ve been one of the dudes hurling it. But, to be fair, I waited until the very last minute. I got onboard with In Flames during the Clayman cycle, which pretty much involved me buying anything by bands I […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Sepultura (1989-1997)

Posted by on December 17, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Sepultura was one of the first mainstream metal bands that grabbed my attention as a kid. They were introduced to me in the same breath as Pantera, and something about the two, specifically […]

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Criminally Slept-On Rewind: Napalm Death

Posted by on December 3, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. I’m taking a little break from Criminally Slept-On this week while I wrap up one of the busiest times of my year… as well as prepare my Metal Insider top picks for 2015. […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Autopsy

Posted by on November 5, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Autopsy’s music is just fuckin’ gross. In the wake of his departure from seminal innovators Death, drummer Chris Reifert founded one of death metal’s earliest, gnarliest, and most influential pioneering acts. The band’s […]

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Criminally Slept-On: The Haunted

Posted by on October 22, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. In addition to being one of my all-time favorite bands, The Haunted are my all-time favorite heavy music comeback story. They’ve overcome some of the most crippling handicaps that can befall a metal […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Deicide

Posted by on October 8, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. My introduction to death metal came when I was in, like, ninth grade, and it came in pretty much the most appropriate place I can think of: in church. During a Sunday night […]

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