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After the disbandment of his previous band The Crypt Alive, Walker Glenn continued to write melodic death metal on his own. He recorded with his former TCA bandmate Parker Long, who excitedly agreed to play bass for his new project. Parker recruited former TCA bandmate Jay Woodall to reprise his guitarist role, and the lineup was finished with former Cauterize The Soul drummer Shelby McMullen. Later on, Walker had decided   Read More ...

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Rating: 9/10   Silver Snakes‘ latest effort finds the band on a darker path than previous albums. The music is cathartic and innovative with heavy, stabbing riffs that crescendo into massive walls of guitars melded with atmospheric ethereal moments. It’s epic and worth your time.   “Saboteur”(Evil Ink Records) finds Estrada and bandmates, bassist Mike Trujillo, guitarist Jeremiah Bignell and drummer Garrett Harney delving further into a darker side of   Read More ...

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THE DEPARTURE by ATMOSPHERES Rating 8.5/10   For Fans Of: Katatonia, Junius, Tool, Tesseract   Two years following the release of their promising self-titled debut, Belgian progressive/post-metal group ATMOSPHERES return with a new album entitled “The Departure”.   The result of two years of meticulous compositional craft and dedication to transcend any stylistic limitations, “The Departure” marks the next evolutionary stage in Atmospheres’ sound, offering an exhilarating, engaging and dynamic   Read More ...

Lights & Apparitions, a post hardcore and experimental metal-core band, is about to deliver a refreshing tone and sound to the genre of metal with their upcoming release of their debut EP Heaven Again.   Combining both electronics and low sounding, heavy core music, they are hoping to reach out to as many people as they can. Fans of Sleeping With Sirens, Hands Like Houses and Of Machines are going   Read More ...

Fear me, King Me, a MetalCore act from Houston, Texas, just released its first EP called Unite and Conquer. The band states that this EP stands for overcoming ones weaknesses and pulling forward. The band consists of Daniel- Vocals, Gel- Vocals, Walter- Guitar. Adrian – Guitar and Drew- Bass. The band is currently looking for a new drummer to add to the line up. FMKM has a lot of recognition   Read More ...

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Between the break-ups, the line-up changes, the internal struggles and the external pressures, saying that it’s been a turbulent time for metalcore favourites Buried in Verona is like saying their native Australia is a big country.   Understatements of the century aside, it hasn’t all been adversity and hardship for the band, who returned this summer with their first collection of new material since 2014’s Faceless.   Channelling all the   Read More ...

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Biography: Awake At Last is a hard-hitting, melody driven rock band from the small city of Dover, Delaware. Formed in 2011, Awake At Last continues to tour the east coast with their energetic and charisma filled live show. Having logged several east coast and national tours to date and sharing the stage with acts such as Hawthorne Heights, Framing Hanley, Heartist, Emery, Lions Lions, Glass Cloud, Chasing Safety, Honour Crest,and   Read More ...

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It’s an exciting time for Ohio’s Miss May I right now. Reuniting with long-time collaborator Joey Sturgis (producer of the band’s first two albums, as well as The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandra and others), the metalcore outfit emerged from the studio earlier this August with their fifth full length LP, Deathless.   A non-stop barrage of demonic vocals, wrathful, breakneck guitars and machine gun drums, the album is equal   Read More ...

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Watch Dominic Cifarelli (Scars on Broadway, Pulse Ultra) and company destroy it in The Chronicles of Israfel‘s new video for “In Ruins.” The track comes from their upcoming album Tome II, A Trillion Lights, release date TBA.     Read our interview with Mr. Cifarelli here.   https://www.facebook.com/thechroniclesofisrafel    

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Tacoma, WA powerhouse LO’ THERE DO I SEE MY BROTHER has been a favorite around Ampkicker since their debut ‘With Arms Wide Open, We Fall On Our Swords’  in 2012.(Check out the review here.)   With sounds ranging from bands like Isis, Moving Mountains, Explosions in the Sky, Deftones, these guys have such a great dynamic of huge heavy sounds to somber, deep, light tones. It’s amazing how versatile these   Read More ...

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Above & Down Below by ÆGES Rating: 8/10   For Fans Of: Queens of the Stone Age, Chevelle, Clutch   Biography ÆGES is a Los Angeles based rock band consisting of Kemble Walters (The Rise, Juliette and the Licks), Tony Baumeister (16, Cutthroats 9), Mike Land (Unwritten Law) and Cory Clark (Sleepless Me).   Though the musical backgrounds of each member are somewhat divergent, the band was formed out of   Read More ...

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