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Review: Hollywood Undead – American Tragedy

Review: Hollywood Undead – American Tragedy

First things first: This is not a heavy-metal record. This is not the next Master of Puppets. This is Hollywood Undead. Deal with it. For all the crap they seem to get, when evaluated on their own terms, these masked maniacs have put together one hell of an album that will leave fans’ heads buzzing […]

Review: The Haunted – Unseen

Review: The Haunted – Unseen

The Haunted have returned! Led by the legendary Björler brothers of At The Gates fame, the Swedish metal vets drop their seventh studio album, the follow-up to 2008′s Versus. And the group is on fire, delivering a dirty, eclectic mix of jams that defy simple categorization, but suggest a loose blend of Strapping Young Lad and […]

Review: Trust Company – Dreaming in Black and White

Review: Trust Company – Dreaming in Black and White

Formed in 1997, alt-metal trio Trust Company have been on hiatus since 2005; now they’re back with their third studio full-length. Starting off with a bang, the record’s first tracks quickly deliver the best the album has to offer and showcase this band’s electric potential. First single “Heart in Your Hands” is simply great, hearkening […]

Review: DevilDriver – Beast

Review: DevilDriver – Beast

From start to finish, Beast is a return to form for DevilDriver, delivering their patented mix of pummeling and soaring melodic death metal soaked in a healthy vat of groove. The Santa Barbara quintet’s fifth outing is a relentless and brutal mauling to the ear hole. The opener “Dead to Rights” immediately grabs you by […]