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Mandatory Metal: 5 Essential Rush Songs

January 17, 2020

Heavy music is full of legendary bands boasting deep catalogs stacked with iconic songs — sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, or what to consider their best. With that in mind, […]

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Victorius’ Dirk Scharsich: 5 Albums That Changed My Life

January 10, 2020

There are plenty of swords and sorcery–themed power-metal bands. There are plenty of military history–themed power-metal bands. But ninja-themed power-metal bands? There may be only one: Germany’s Victorius. As the ass-kicking, hard-shredding quintet prepare to […]

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Mandatory Metal: 5 Essential Volbeat Songs

January 8, 2020

Heavy music is full of legendary bands boasting deep catalogs stacked with iconic songs — sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, or what to consider their best. With that in mind, […]

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Polyphia’s Clay Gober: My Dream Supergroup

January 7, 2020

Texan progressive-metal crew Polyphia are a supergroup unto themselves. Instrumental virtuosos, they shred like nobody’s business — just crank up their last album, 2018’s New Levels New Devils, which incorporates elements of pop, EDM, funk and […]

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Daughters’ Jon Syverson Picks 10 Best Albums of 2019

December 30, 2019

Daughters have been on an absolute tear over the last couple years. The Providence, Rhode Island, grindcore-turned-noise-rock crew’s 2018 comeback album, You Won’t Get What You Want — the band’s first in nearly a decade […]

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Jaye Jayle’s Evan Patterson Picks 10 Best Albums of 2019

December 27, 2019

Evan Patterson first made his name with Kentucky noise-rock-scarred post-hardcore outfit Young Widows. Today, he’s oriented his musical talents in a very different but no less dark trajectory, leading the goth-Americana group Jaye Jayle. Originally […]

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