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Encrotchment With Eddie Gobbo From Jar’d Loose: Week 8

By: Eddie Gobbo Posted in: encrotchment, featured, nfl 2014 On: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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Favorite Horror Movie: The Haunted Mask II Favorite Horror Movie Actor: The kid from The Haunted Mask II Lions for Lambs As we sat in the backstage area of Chicago’s Cobra Lounge this past Friday, Steve Colca, lead singer/guitarist of Austin, Texas’ Destroyer of Light, gave me an overview of their treacherous tour schedule. They’re in the middle of a month-long run, which included ...

STREAMING: Project Rogue – TITANS: “Decimator”

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, gnarly one-offs On: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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Few projects are as ambitious as Project Rogue - TITANS. Featuring 25 artists from Fear Factory (ex), System of a Down, Lamb of God, Cannibal Corpse, Cynic, Revocation, Napalm Death, Obituary, Static X, Charred Walls of the Damned, and many more, Project Rogue - TITANS aims to bridge the many metals into one sonic force by using unconventional "We want the fans to be as connected as they can ...

A Very Heavy Halloween: Alice Cooper DVD Contest!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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Alice Cooper famously refuses to even broach the idea of maybe someday retiring and if there's one thing the ridiculously epic mash-up of career-spanning fist-in-the-air anthems and grandiose dark carnival theatrics so exquisitely captured on Raise The Dead -- Live From Wacken makes clear it's that there's abso-fucking-lutely no reason on earth he should pull the plug anytime soon. In honor of ...

Decibrity Playlist: Bastard Feast

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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We have a lot of love for Bastard Feast around these parts. Adrien Begrand lauded the band's latest album, Osculum Infame, in his Sucker for Punishment column, Dan Lake interviewed the quintet earlier this summer and the Oregonians snagged a local spot opening for Carcass and company on this year's Decibel tour. Now with the group set to hit the road for a month starting tomorrow, guitarist ...

Thou’s Heathen: Studio Report Outtakes

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, interviews On: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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In early 2013, Thou vocalist Bryan Funck sent us wonderful responses on the writing and recording of Thou's 2014 album Heathen. The issue: we only had enough space for our customary studio report and had to cherry pick details. As people begin to consider their best-of lists Heathen will doubtless be one of the albums that makes short lists. We decided to dust off Funck's responses and give them ...

Death Mask Dawning: Exclusive “Metalhead” Clip!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: exclusive, featured On: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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The buzz, my friends, is justified. Metalhead, the "dark, intense drama of loss, faith, redemption, and heavy metal" from acclaimed Icelandic director Ragnar Bragason, is a gorgeous, harrowing, touching, and, despite its black metal grim moments, ultimately, uplifting piece of tour de force filmmaking with a soundtrack that previously only existed in the dreams of trve-ly cultivated ...

Seeing Priest With My Dad

By: Dutch Pearce Posted in: featured, live reviews On: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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“Oh, watch the lightning strike Feel the powers of the hammer's pounding on Take it to your heart and understand What must live on from father to son” -“Father to Son” by Quorthon/Bathory One thing my family always jokes about is how my dad was caught crying at the end of The Last Unicorn. It’s since been decades, and many other weepy movies, songs and moments therein, but my dad ...

Sucker For Punishment: Blinded By Fandom

By: Adrien Begrand Posted in: featured On: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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As music writers learn when they hit their late 30s and head into their 40s, nostalgia is very powerful, to the point of being irresistible. Whenever a revered artist or band returns from a very long absence with a record that’s been hyped to the nines, you’re going to have certain critics whose attachment to the band is so strong that try as they might to provide an objective opinion on the ...

STREAMING: Fides Inversa’s “Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans”

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: exclusive, featured, interviews, listen On: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Fides Inversa play black metal in a Primordial style, and they sure take it seriously. I mean, check out the interview below. I had to read it like three times to understand what they were talking about, and I think it basically comes down to "the devil." Still, their music is pretty rad, so not only do we have the aforementioned interview, but we have an exclusive premiere of their new album, ...

When One Finger Won’t Do: Exclusive Vomit Fist Stream!

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: exclusive, featured, listen On: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Forgive But Avenge -- the deliciously over-the-top, ultra multidimensional debut EP from father/son extreme metallers Vomit Fist -- is out today, and we've got the exclusive stream below! "It’s been a very deep and intense experience working with my son Leo (Lurkrot) and his best friend Malcolm (Skrag) in this band and creating this record," Nick (Vürdoth) Didkovsky tells Decibel. "While ...