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March 29, 2012 0 Comments

Interview: Swedish Metallers Avatar


A few weeks ago, I reviewed Black Waltz, the forth full-length release from Swedish death metal band Avatar – and thier first album to have a US release. Well, I managed to score an interview with Johannes Eckerström, vocalist behind Avatar, about songwriting, playing with In Flames, and getting a […]

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March 19, 2012 2 Comments

Steff Metal Reviews Desultor – Masters of Hate


Tomorrow, cult US death metal label Abyss Records releases the debut full-length from Swedish progressive death metal duo Desultor. After two successful demos the band have finally brought their unique progressive death metal sound to a full length album, Masters of Hate. Masters of Hate has to be one of […]

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February 12, 2012 0 Comments

Review: Workhorse – Fire Before All

I got this folder on my desktop titled “Awesome Stuff to be reviewed,” that’s filled with about-to-expire download links, and an iPod bursting with metal from bands all over the world. There are simply not enough hours in the day to listen to and appreciate all this wicked metal you […]

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February 7, 2012 0 Comments

Review: Sadistik Forest – Death, Doom, Radiation

Due for release on 21 March 2012, the sophomore album from Finnish death metallers Sadistik Forest will not disappoint fans of their self-titled debut. The band was inspired by the 2007 Possessed reunion to create an act that paid homage to their death metal heroes, and while their debut was […]

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January 26, 2012 0 Comments

Review: Avatar – Black Waltz

Black Waltz, the forth full-length album from Swedish metallers Avatar, releases on the US on Feb 14 2012. Don’t let the Valentine’s Day release date fool you – this is no soppy power metal lovefest, but a solid, catchy, almost industrial-style album that will probably launch Avatar into the mainstream […]

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