Cat Hedlund

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Aug 08

The Summer Slaughter 2016 show review (Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head /07/27/16)

Well now… Summer Slaughter is a decade old and what better way to celebrate than have one of the most legendary and iconic death metal bands headline your tour.  This year American Satan presents Cannibal Corpse and Nile on this year’s tenth Summer Slaughter tour and one of the most brutal and death metal focused …

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Apr 23

Behemoth kicks off Blasfemia Amerika 2016 (Philadelphia, PA 04/21/16)

With supporting Myrkur, the relentless creative fury that is Behemoth, kicked off their BLASFEMIA AMERIKA TOUR 2016 this Thursday, April 21st, at Philadephia’s Theatre of the Living Arts. and it was a wonderful evening filled with haunting melodies and endless brutality. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Aug 16

Black Metal Ritual 2: Thy Antichrist @ Area 516 Hempstead NY

So something I never would have thought would happen… happened. Black metal on Long Island.  Metal Mafia records and Hempstead, NY’s Area 516 hosted Black Metal Ritual 2 with none other than the Colombian/American blasphemers Thy Antichrist.  Yes that’s right a legit, genuine, blasphemic black metal show happened out in the depths of Long Island. …

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Jul 10

Cradle of Filth – Hammer of the Witches (2015)

Countless labels, 20 band members and ten studio albums later Cradle of Filth is back paired up with Nuclear Blast to release the band’s 11th full-length studio album- Hammer of the Witches.   Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 29

Thy Art is Murder- Holy War (2015)

Produced in secret this past winter Thy Art is Murder recorded their third studio album and second release with Nuclear Blast.  After the acclaim of Hate and the intense touring; the band is utilized the momentum to put together their most confronting release yet.  Of course this new album already has controversy buzzing around it, …

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Jun 02

Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visit the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT

A few short days ago Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visited the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT on May 27, 2015. Well I definitely am going to admit that is Baltimore was a good place to be a metalhead the last week of May. The city was host to Maryland Deathfest, but Finnish folkmasters Korpiklaani …

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May 05

Korpiklaani – Noita (2015)

I will say openly to begin with that this girl has a pretty big bias for folk music, so it will be rather hard for me not to enjoy the new Korpiklaani release. Either way, Nuclear Blast and Korpiklaani have come together again after a three-year wait to release the band’s ninth and one of their best albums …

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Apr 25

Forgotten Tomb – Hurt Yourself And The Ones You Love (2015)

With a three year wait, I am sure die hard fans have been chomping at the bit to get their hands on Forgotten Tomb’s latest release- Hurt Yourself and the Ones You Love.  As eager as they may have been sometimes it is better to wait for truly inspired material. Not to say that this album will disappoint …

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Apr 09

Enslaved-YOB-Ecstatic Vision at Baltimore’s Soundstage

For all North American Enslaved fans, March was a pretty exciting month.  Not only did they unleash their 13th studio album, In Times, but they crossed the seas for a three-week coast to coast tour.  Enslaved filled their line-up with a blend of doom and jammy rock n roll. Pacific Northwest Doom acts YOB and Ecstatic …

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Mar 20

Negură Bunget- Tău (2015)

Finally, five years since the band’s last full-length studio album- Vîrstele Pămîntului– Negură Bunget release the first installment to their Transylvanian Trilogy– Tău. Negură Bunget has always combined Romanian history and folklore into their music-creating a unique and almost mystical blackened folk musical experience. The Transylvanian Trilogy will very literally use their homeland as inspiration for their music. …

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Mar 07

Enslaved- In Times (2015)

“Broken through the silk skin that separate the times…” Norwegian Black Metal visionaries, Enslaved, unleash their thirteenth full-length release, In Times,  to the world this March. With fans waiting three years since the band’s previous release (RIITIIR), it is needless to say that this is a highly anticipated release. As always, Enslaved did not conform to their …

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