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June 14, 2012 0 Comments

Erin 2 Cent reviews: Engel – Blood of Saints


Engel are a melodic death metal band from Gottenburg, Sweeden. The band has toured Europe with the likes of Amon Amarth and Dimmu Borgir. I discovered Engel not long ago. They got my attention for showing up in the melodic death metal category when I was searching for new music […]

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May 18, 2012 2 Comments

Review: One Inch Giant – Malva

I am a sucker for stoner metal these days. Not only are the band names particularly appealing, but that swampy, bass-laden groove sinks right through into your bones. One Inch Giant are a stoner metal / rock group from Gothenburg, Sweden, and we all know quality metal oozes out from […]

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April 23, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Illnath – Third Act in the Theatre of Madness


Pitch Black Records have recently acquired Danish melodic death metal group Illnath, who released their third studio album in November 2011. Third Act in the Theatre of Madness takes a more melodic apprach over Illnath’s previous releases, and with a new contingent of musicians (Mona Beck – vocals, Kenneth Frandsen […]

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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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