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Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 31

God Forbid – Equilibrium (2012)


God Forbid has been one of those bands, love them or hate them, has been a crucial band in what we know as the New Wave of American Heavy Metal (or NWOAHM). Formed back in the late nineties in East Brunswick, New Jersey God Forbid started out playing shows in their hometown until they got …

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Mar 30

Charlie and Jake of Godhunter talked to The Age Of Metal


Godhunter is a five piece stoner metal band from Tucson, AZ that is giving lots to talk about not only in Arizona, but California, Texas & New Mexico. The band latest album Wolves, is a five song album loaded with a real and honest view of raw reality, all packed up on the most straight forward …

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Mar 29

Jonathan Athon of Black Tusk talks to the Age of Metal.


Black Tusk is a band that not many people know of but definitely should. Being from the town of Savannah, Georgia, Black Tusk plays some of the most sludgest metal I have ever heard. I had the chance of seeing them live for the first time ever on Friday March 16th at Chasers Nightclub and …

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Mar 28

AtomA – Skylight (2012)

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Atoma is quite an odd band. Although all of the members of this band were in former melodeath band Slumber, don’t expect anything like what you got from that band here. The best way to describe the way this band sounds is if Rhapsody of Fire had something awful happen to them and they got …

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Mar 27

Sacha Dunable from Intronaut Talks to The Age of Metal

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Intronaut is one of those bands I’ve waited literally years to see. I was honestly scared that I would totally miss my opportunity to see them during this album cycle (Valley of Smoke’s been out for two years now). Luckily, they did one last run through the Southwest before holing up to write their next …

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Mar 27

Iron Maiden – En Vivo Blu-Ray (2012)


At the beginning of the year it was announce that Iron Maiden was set to release a new live DVD, and many people thought.”hmmm, another live DVD?…again”. Well yeah, but how many times have you seen a heavy metal band tour around the world on their own customized airplane, and piloted by their lead singer?. Plus …

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Mar 26

3 Inches of Blood – Long Live Heavy Metal (2012)

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Canada’s very own heavy metal band 3 Inches of Blood have just come out with their latest album called “Long Live Heavy Metal.”  With a name like that you can already expect the extreme high vocals, shredding incredible guitar solos and the craziest beats you can imagine.   The band previous studio album was released in …

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Mar 25

Wretched – Son Of Perdition (2012)


Wretched is back with and stronger than ever, after their 2010 album Beyond The Gate. Son Of Perdition their new album is a more mature work that shows the growing of the band to a more defining sound. You can see the influences from many genres on this album, from thrash, metalcore, deathcore even a bit …

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Mar 22

Huntress live at 910 Live Club. Tempe, AZ (03/21/12)


Huntress is a band that has turned heads right and left since the release of their video clip Eight Of Swords last October, and that is include on their upcoming album Spell Eater. But how a band has created so much talk with only a video clip? Well last night that question for me was answer, …

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Mar 22

Barren Earth – The Devil’s Resolve (2012)


If I were to tell you that members and ex-members of bands such as Swallow the Sun, Amorphis, Moonsorrow, and Kreator got together to make a band you would think I’m ready to be institutionalized. Well, Barren Earth is exactly that band. Formed in 2007 by Olli-Pekka Laine of Amorphis fame he had some composed …

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Mar 20

Jill Janus of Huntress checks in with The Age Of Metal


Heading from Highland Park, CA comes Huntress a heavy metal band formed by ex members of Professor, Dark Black and Skeletonwitch. Leaded by Banshee Jill Janus, who has a rare four octave voice range (Freddy Mercury, Mariah Carey). Jill started her musical career touring Europe as a teenage opera starlet, upon returning to the US she …

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