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Arch Enemy, ‘War Eternal’ – Album Review

Loudwire reviews the new Arch Enemy album 'War Eternal.'

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Crowbar, ‘Symmetry in Black’ – Album Review

Loudwire reviews the new Crowbar album 'Symmetry in Black.'

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Rob Zombie, ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show’ – DVD Review

f you’ve ever been to a Rob Zombie concert, you know it’s an event, a spectacle and an extravaganza. That is captured in his first concert film ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show,’ available on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Killer Be Killed

Killer Be Killed, ‘Killer Be Killed’ – Album Review

When the lineup for the supergroup Killer Be Killed was revealed, it definitely drew attention. The combination of Max Cavalera (Sepultura / Soulfly), Greg Puciato (Dillinger Escape Plan), Troy Sanders (Mastodon) and Dave Elitch (ex-Mars Volta) is an intriguing one, and one with a lot of potential.

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Down, ‘Down IV – Part II’ – EP Review

In 2012, Down released the first of four planned EPs. After ‘Down IV Part I - the Purple EP,’ guitarist Kirk Windstein left the band to concentrate on Crowbar, but his replacement Bobby Landgraf is a former guitar tech for the band, so the transition was fairly seamless.

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Insomnium, ‘Shadows of the Dying Sun’ – Album Review

If Finnish melodic death metal band Insomnium can promise one thing, it's quality. Since the group's first major release in 2002, Insomnium have unleashed album after album of beautifully constructed metal, wooing hoards of fans along the way. The main question those fans have been pondering, however, is how 'Shadows of the Dying Sun' will stack up next to Insomnium's five prior full-length works.

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Autopsy, ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves’ – Album Review

After splitting in 1995, the legendary death metal band Autopsy reunited and released the very well received comeback album ‘Macabre Eternal’ in 2011. Last year’s ‘The Headless Ritual’ did not receive quite the same critical acclaim, although we thought it was pretty awesome.  Now, less than a year after that album came out, Autopsy are back with the new full-length ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves.’

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Devil You Know

Devil You Know, ‘The Beauty of Destruction’ – Album Review

 are made up of several veteran musicians with solid pedigrees. Originally formed by guitarist Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish) and drummer John Sankey (Devolved, Divine Heresy), they rounded out the lineup with former Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones, guitarist Roy Lev-Ari and bassist Ryan Wombacher (Bleeding Through).

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Triptykon, ‘Melana Chasmata’ – Album Review

The term ‘genius’ is thrown around pretty loosely in music, but in the case of Tom G. Warrior (Thomas Gabriel Fischer), the description is an apt one. From Hellhammer to Celtic Frost and now Triptykon, he has broken new musical ground again and again, and although all his forays haven’t been home runs (‘Cold Lake’ being the most obvious example), Warrior isn’t afraid to take risks.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Black Label Society, ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ – Album Review

Black Label Society released the live album ‘Unblackened’ last year, but their last proper studio release was back in 2010.

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