Metal Reviews

Crossfaith-apocalyze
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Crossfaith – Apocalyze (, , )
11th September 2013 -

Having built up a reputation as one of the most exciting live bands around over the past year, Crossfaith have fast become one of the most talked about bands on the Metalcore scene. Dance and electronics have been a part of Metalcore for a while now but no one has been able to master it quite like Crossfaith. Whilst most bands tended… Read More »

All That Remains A War You Cannot Win Album Cover
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All That Remains – A War You Cannot Win (, )
5th September 2013 -

All That Remains can be considered one of the first mainstream metalcore acts. Getting their start some 15 years ago, they have managed to rank well on the Billboard charts and get regular airplay. All this while still getting huge crowds and being welcomed alongside bands like In Flames, Cannibal Corpse, and Behemoth. Every album the band have released has… Read More »

Counterparts - The Difference Between Hell & Home Album Cover
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Counterparts – The Difference Between Hell And Home (, )
31st July 2013 -

With so many bands fighting to stick out in the hardcore scene right now it can be hard for a band to get noticed. Counterparts have spent the past few years working their way up the hardcore scene and with their third studio album “The Difference Between Hell And Home” Counterparts look set to leap ahead of the rest of… Read More »

The Defiled Daggers 2013
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The Defiled – Daggers review (, )
29th July 2013 -

The Defiled’s second album Daggers, the follow up to 2011’s Grave Times, has been a long time coming. It’s been over a year since the band headed to Florida’s Audio Hammer studio to record with acclaimed metal producer Jason Suecof. Anticipation for Daggers has been on a constant rise, with fans eager to her how the band could top their… Read More »

Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side Of Heaven & The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 1 Album Cover
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Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side of Heaven & The Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1 ()
24th July 2013 -

Five Finger Death Punch aren’t everyone in the metal world’s cup of tea. They’ve been called unoriginal and cynically over commercial and that’s just a couple of the more polite things that have been said. Despite their detractors, they’ve amassed a huge fan base, particularly in the US, where they have proved that newer metal bands can still sell albums… Read More »