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Buckcherry, ‘Confessions’ – Album Review

Buckcherry
Photo by Stevie D.

When envisioning new music from Buckcherry, you know there'll be some foot-stomping, high-energy songs, typically about partying, women and heartbreak -- all delivered by singer Josh Todd's perfectly rock-weathered voice. On their new 'Confessions' album, they definitely have some of those touchtones, but that being said, Buckcherry also deserve a great deal of credit for delivering a well thought out concept album.

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Bullet for My Valentine, ‘Temper Temper’ – Album Review

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Bullet for My Valentine are clicking on all cylinders on their new album, though the band readily admits the title 'Temper Temper' comes from some of the internal friction within the group. But rather than letting things fester, they turned lemons into lemonade by allowing it fuel the creative process.

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‘The Bronx (IV)’ – Album Review

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Los Angeles hardcore quintet the Bronx have been the masters behind modern hard rock gems such as 'False Alarm,' 'Heart Attack American' and 'They Will Kill Us All (Without Mercy).' After a five-year break to create punk rock ma

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Hatebreed, ‘The Divinity of Purpose’ – Album Review

Hatebreed
Razor & Tie

Hatebreed are back in a big way in the form of 'The Divinity of Purpose,' the Connecticut mosh 'n' stomp hardcore band's first disc for new label Razor & Tie. It's anthemic, full of sing-along choruses and lyrical declarations, chunky riffing, battering ram drumming and more breakdowns than an insane asylum. It's a totally moshable affair, comprised of tight, efficient and make-their-point-and-move on songs.

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Bad Religion, ‘True North’ – Album Review

Bad Religion
Epitaph

Bad Religion are to punk rock what Iron Maiden are to heavy metal. Along with both groups brandishing unparalleled quality within their genres in over three-decade-long discographies, both Bad Religion and Iron Maiden are storytellers at heart who paint vivid visual pictures through their music. Fans are able to immerse themselves into the worlds birthed by Bad Religion with even greater intensity than their own personal realities, which is a testament to how many pairs of eyes Bad Religion are able to lend their fans for short bursts of multidimensional insight.

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Love and Death, ‘Between Here & Lost’ – Album Review

Love and Death
Tooth & Nail

Many people may know Brian ‘Head’ Welch as the former guitarist of Korn, but he takes on the role of frontman in his new band Love and Death, who have just unleashed their debut album ‘Between Here & Lost.’

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Philip H. Anselmo / Warbeast, ‘War of the Gargantuas’ – Split EP Review

Phil Anselmo Warbeast
Courtesy of Adrenaline PR

In one of the more interesting splits we've encountered as of late, Philip H. Anselmo, who requires not a single word of introduction, courtesy of his legacy, and Texas thrashers Warbeast have released their 'War of the Gargantuas' split through Anselmo's own Housecore Records. The four-song EP boasts two songs per artist, and is historical simply because it is the first time Anselmo has released any solo music (with the Illegals as his backing band) during his 30 years of active service in the name of heavy metal.

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Black Veil Brides, ‘Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones’ – Album Review

Black Veil Brides
Lava Records / Universal Republic

Black Veil Brides kick off 2013 with the release of their third studio album, a concept record titled ‘Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones.’

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Hollywood Undead, ‘Notes From the Underground’ – Album Review

Hollywood Undead
A&M / Octone

Hollywood Undead continue to step up their game with the release of their third album, 'Notes From the Underground.' The disc not only shows the wealth of talent the rap-rock collective has, but also the eclectic tastes they possess, as well.

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Hinder, ‘Welcome to the Freakshow’ – Album Review

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Hinder exploded upon the scene with their 2005 debut ‘Extreme Behavior,’ which sold over 3 million copies and spawned five singles that landed on the rock charts including the massive hit ‘Lips of an Angel.’ Their following two albums also did well and had top 10 rock singles, and now the Oklahoma band returns with their fourth effort, ‘Welcome to the Freakshow.’

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