Polished, Polish, & Magic Metal
Excuse the terrible title, It’s just a nod to what one of my friends called this album once. Moving on, today we will have a look at what is considered by many Death Metal fans, to be an essential part of a collection and an album that helped pave they way for the Technical Death Metal genre. Also I’ll recommend a song that recently came out by one of my favourite bands; The Crossed; at the end of the review.
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The great, the ok and the “oh how we wish we could forget that happened”
Well, it’s that time of year again where we have to swap out our calender’s, make false promises to ourselves that we will with 100% certainty break and also the time for recaps! In the final Frank Mayer article of 2017 We’ll be taking a look at the 2 best albums released this year, the 2 most average ones and the 2 albums that made us shake our heads in a mixture of emotions that are minimally positive. I’ll also be doing a short QnA (Questions and Answers) in the comments so if any of you have something you’d like to ask, feel free to do so. Continue reading “Music Review: The list of 6, 2017”
With the departure of the original vocalist shortly after the release of their EP, the future for Thy Art is Murder is looking a little bit hazy. As with most small local bands, a hazy future means no future. This was not the case for Thy Art is Murder, like a phoenix from the ashes they found a replacement vocalist and helped boost the Deathcore genre to new heights of popularity.
Warning: This album contains themes that could be considered VERY offensive to some and should be ignored by anybody who is easily offended.
Continue reading “Music Review: Thy Art is Murder – The Adversary (2009)”
Brutality, controversy and the beginnings of a genre
It’s the early 2000’s and for many years the metal world has been gradually growing into more genres than you can count! One of the genres to grow from the Extreme Death Metal family was Deathcore, a blend of Death Metal and Grindcore; which is fast, heavy and abrasive. Today we’ll be taking a look into the beginnings of arguably one of the most popular early Deathcore bands still around; Thy Art is Murder.
Warning: The contents of this article contain song titles, and themes that are not suitable for everybody. They contain, violent, anti-religious and misogynistic themes.
I do not support the views present in these songs I just enjoy the music.
Continue reading “Music Review: Thy Art is Murder – This Hole is not Deep Enough for the Twelve of You/Infinite Death (Demo and EP review)”
The Devil Shuffled His Feet a Lot
After the first album with new singer William DuVall was a moderate success, Alice In Chains was now set on producing another album in the hopes of shifting their sound further away from the classic Alice In Chains we have all grown used to. Unfortunately, experimentation does not always end well as we find out here. Continue reading “Music Review: Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013)”