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Dee Snider, ‘Dee Does Broadway’ (Razor & Tie)
A Rock of Ages inverse: Mr. Twisted Sister awkwardly swaps devil horns for heavy metal jazz hands.
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Wild Hunt, ‘Before the Plane of Angles’ (Kemado)
Sprawling, blackened metal boasts burly roars, tumultuous textures, chakra-aligning interludes.
May 2, 2012
Cattle Decapitation, ‘Monolith of Inhumanity’ (Metal Blade)
Blackened death/grind vegans feast on manmade atrocities, incur existential MRSA.
May 1, 2012
Cancer Bats, ‘Dead Set on Living’ (Metal Blade)
Nu-hardcore guys rake funk-metal’s bounce over catchy riffs, still sound like early-AFI understudies.
April 26, 2012
Occultation, ‘Three & Seven’ (Profound Lore)
Female-fronted seance synth-metal for enthusiastic pallbearers, romantic goths, and schmaltzy theater kids.
April 25, 2012
Inverloch, ‘Dusk…Subside ‘ (Relapse)
Aussie metal vets grunt through glacial, atmospheric doom sandwiched by bland blastbeats on three-song EP.
April 24, 2012
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In the Studio: Garbage Talk ‘Hungriness’ of 2012 LP
Now that Garbage's long-awaited fifth album — the band's first since 2005's Bleed Like Me — is nearly done, Shirley Manson and Co. are ready…
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