Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 31

World Under Blood – Tactical (2011)

World Under Blood is collaboration between CKY guitarist Deron Miller, Divine Heresy drummer Tim Yeung, guitarist Luke Jaeger, and bassist Risha Eryavec of Decrepit Birth that has its roots back in 2006 when Yeung and Miller first met. The two recorded several songs and put them up on MySpace for fans to hear and soon …

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Jul 29

iwrestledabearonce – Ruining It For Everybody (2011)

When I first got turned on to these guys 2008 single “Tastes Like Kevin Bacon” I was, intrigued. Not a big fan of metal-core but the more I listened to them, I scratch my head because I am not sure if these guys are pure genius or just a bunch of clowns fucking around, but …

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Jul 24

All Shall Perish – This Is Where It Ends (2011)

After releasing Hate, Malice, Revenge (2005), The Price of Existence (2006) and Awaken the Dreamers (2008), All Shall Perish have returned after several lineup changes with This Is Where It Ends, an album that’s as melodic as it is brutal. The addition of Adam Pierce on drums and Francesco Artusato on lead guitar has tightened …

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Jul 24

Suicide Silence – The Black Crown (2011)

Deathcore leaders Suicide Silence recently came out with their third album, The Black Crown, after a two year break. Having previously released The Cleansing (2007) and No Time to Bleed (2009), Suicide Silence find themselves slightly reworking their sound on The Black Crown, tweaking their formula just enough to create a sound that’s more approachable. …

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Jul 16

Daniel Svensson of In Flames checks in with The Age Of Metal

Unfortunately The Age Of Metal was unable to assist to the Mayhem Fest date here in Phoenix. However, we had the opportunity to talk with Daniel Svensson drummer of In Flames about their new album Sounds Of A Playground Fading, the change of line up, their collaboration with Pendulum and their participation in the 2011 Mayhem …

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Jul 13

Decapitated – Carnival is Forever (2011)

After dominating the early 2000’s with albums such as Winds of Creation (2000) and Nihility (2002) DECAPITATED became a new, young band that had nothing standing in their way. Sauron growling his way  alongside Vogg  Kiełtyka’s shredding guitar solos and Vitek Kiełtyka blasting beats right into the hearts of old school death metal fans, they too, were welcomed with open arms by younger …

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Jul 13

Draconian – A Rose For The Apocalypse (2011)

Talk about Draconian is talk about a band pioneer in the gothic doom scene, that brings us their latest album A Rose For The Apocalypse. this album is a modern conception in the way to do gothic doom metal. The album opens with The Drowning Age a very catching song with a great work guitar …

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Jul 12

Ole Vistnes of Tristania talked to The Age Of Metal

  Recently The Age Of Metal had the oportunity to talk with Ole Vistnes bass player of the band, we talked about their latest album Rubicon, their singer Mariangela Demurtas, the current tour of the band and future plans of the band. This is what Ole told us:           Use Facebook …

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Jul 12

MaYan – Quarterpast (2011)

Mayan is the side project of Mark Jensen guitarist of the gothic metal band Epica, in this new adventure Mark shows a more heavy side and a more aggressive musicalization. moving far away from his primary band, with the aid of Issac Delahaye (guitars) and Arien van Weesenbeek (drums & vocals) of Epica, Frank Schiphorst …

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Jul 09

Symphony X – Iconoclast (2011)

Progressive metal pioneers Symphony X returns with a new album after two years of absence of the scene. Their new work titled Iconoclast is a concept album which is based in the idea of the alienation of men by machines a idea that we have seen already on movies like The Matrix or Terminator, and that was …

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