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The excellent North Carolina band ASG released their fourth album, Blood Drive, back in May. I wrote about it here, with great enthusiasm: Frontman Jason Shi's muscular, dynamic voice drives the…   Read Story »
May has been a pretty intense month around here. Memorial Day Weekend brought Maryland Death Fest to Baltimore, and attendance was mandatory for any metalhead who wanted to keep his cred pass.…   Read Story »
In the last installment of our monthly metal feature The Black Market, I talked a little bit about the increasing trend among extreme metal bands to feature "clean" vocals -- i.e., melodic, textured…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »