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Dissident Aggression: Lycus – Chasms

Posted by on January 29, 2016

Somewhere, deep amid the thorny brambles of the metal world there exists a dimension of pure atmospherics. A place where some of the most talented acts in the metal world spend their days slow-cooking multiple genres in a cauldron of the ethereal. It’s deep within this dark side of the genre that Oakland’s Lycus consistently […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/27: The charts have gone nucleus

Posted by on January 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Like last week, the final week of MBN for January involves five new debuts and continues what looks to be a steady stream of albums for the early part of 2016. The really heavy […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 15th – An Alternative to Freedom

Posted by on January 15, 2016

After kicking off the year with a hefty release week, things normalize a bit for a January release date. 2016 continues to have a strong start, though, with a number of underground up-and-comers releasing new material today. Check it all out here!   Witchcraft, Nucleus (Nuclear Blast) The Swedish doom band is on album number five, and […]

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Dissident Aggression: Top 10 Albums of 2013

Posted by on December 11, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we’ve been giving the site over to artists to let us know what they’ve been listening to. It’s proven to a diverse year for artists and albums alike. You can check out part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here, and part 5 here. However, we also want to […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Dissident Aggression: Lycus Head The Funeral Procession

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Let us not mince words here.  Lycus, hailing from Oakland, CA, are a doom band.  If you want to get cute and call them “funeral doom” that would be completely acceptable.  But make no mistake that if you were to look up “doom” in Noah Webster’s lasting gift to mankind that a picture of the […]

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