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Dö – Den EP

You’d think that with a name like Dö, these guys would be completely unGoogleable, but in fact both the second and third search-engine results…

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Monolord – Empress Rising

There are a number of things pulling me toward Sweden. Better government, a strong hockey program, blondes, Swedish death metal, the whole retro/stoner rock…

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Goya/Wounded Giant split

Less than a week into 2015 and what will likely be the year’s best – or at least heaviest – split has already sold…

Crypt Sermon - Out of the Garden

Crypt Sermon – Out of the Garden

Everything about Crypt Sermon just screams power-metal (in a Dio-style falsetto) to me. The name, the font, the album cover of a knight riding…

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Bewitcher – Midnight Hunters

Unlike the vast number of their Pacific Northwest contemporaries, Portland, OR party kvlt BEWITCHER keep it simple, succinct and proudly Satanic. Eschewing lumbering, portentous…