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Another Day Dawns “Stranger” EP Review

Hard rockers Another Day Dawns are due to release their new album “Stranger” on February 1st. First formed in 2010 with drummer Nick McGeehan and guitarist Tyler Ritter (both of Leighton, PA) the band did cover songs until they were ...

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Sons of Apollo Expand Their Legacy With Sophomore Effort, MMXX

Review by Special Guest Contributor, Jerry Deschler  As a fan of Sons of Apollo’s debut album, Psychotic Symphony, I eagerly anticipated their 2019 follow-up, MMXX (pronounced “Twenty-Twenty,” according to keyboardist, Derek Sherinian).  But although I enjoyed Psychotic Symphony and the show I attended supporting that ...

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SLEEPKILLERS Debut Album Delivers

Jacksonville, Florida based hard rock group, or dare we say supergroup Sleepkillers recently released their self titled debut album on March 1. We were lucky enough to get our hands on an advance stream of the music to decide for ...

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Album Review: Viza – The Unorthodox Revival: Volume II

We recently had the opportunity to do an album review for a Los Angeles, California based band named Viza. They are a very unique and interesting band to say the least. When we looked up Viza to see what genre ...

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City of the Weak “Pulling Teeth” Review

I had never listened to City of the Weak and when I was asked to review them I was intrigued. First of all I love the lead singer’s vocals. They were strong and solid and had a little rough attitude ...

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“The Underdogs” from Sir Reg – Album Review

The Underdogs is the fifth album from Sir Reg, a Celtic punk rock sextet from Sweden. It’s a hard driving album in the tradition of Dropkick Murphys or Flogging Molly. In fact, on some tracks, Brendan Sheehy’s vocal stylings are ...

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Clutch: Book of Bad Decisions

Clutch are one of the best rock acts of the modern era, bar none. To persistently put out great music year after year, is an achievement many bands struggle to accomplish effectively, and one Clutch manages with style. Now, Clutch ...

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Mechanik War III: “Xtermination” Review

Mechanik War III’s new album “Xtermination” is definitely a hardcore industrial metal that will have fans head banging. It is definitely for hardcore industrial metal fans. The band has taken industrial metal to a whole new artistic direction. The direction ...

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Witch Casket – Hatred Index (Album Review)

When I was asked to review an album by a band from Southern California, I was expecting something influenced by Guns N’ Roses or Mötley Crüe. One quick look at the band name and logo quickly changed that: Witch Casket, ...

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Saxon – Thunderbolt (Album Review)

One of the most resilient metal bands in the scene, Saxon is back with a new album, entitled Thunderbolt. After two excellent efforts, Sacrifice (2013) and Battering Ram (2015), expectations were high for their new record, and they surely lived ...

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