Tag: Canadian Metal

Sep 16

Gorguts – Colored Sands (2013)

It’s been twelve years since Gorguts released an album. In 2001 they released From Wisdom to Hate, an experimental masterpiece with a sound unheard of in death metal. This year they released Colored Sands. With this album they took the experimental extremes even further, incorporating orchestral effects and melodic choruses into the chaos known as …

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Sep 08

Lindsay Schoolcraft live member of Cradle Of Filth talked to The Age Of Metal

Lindsay Schoolcraft is now the live keyboardist and backing vocalist for extreme metal band Cradle Of Filth, and with her we continue our Eve’s Apple interview series. She started playing music at the age of 7 years old, and by the time she reached high school she formed her own all girl punk band. During …

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Aug 15

Threat Signal checks in with The Age of Metal

Threat Signal reached out to their fans, via indiegogo, asking for help to get back out on the road. They set a goal of $15,000 offering a variety of ‘perks’ including a recording package ($5,000) where Jon Howard will produce, record and mix your bands EP in his home recording studio. Fans took advantage of these …

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Jul 02

KEN mode – Entrench (2013)

So here’s a hypothetical situation. Let’s say you have a day job – something in an office somewhere, decent hours, and decent pay. However, you moonlight in a metal band and tour when you can. Now, let’s say that against all odds, your band wins a Grammy for Best Metal Album – shocking everyone. So …

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Jun 26

Anciients – Heart of Oak (2013)

This past April, music fans got to indulge in the individualistic wave that is Anciients. Combining polished riffs with perplexing drum rhythms, this band is destined to impress. They combine rock and metal perfectly. Their low-tuned riffs will leave you lurid, and the clashing jarring and harmonious vocals and gradating music styles blend into one …

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Jun 11

Liam Cormier from Cancer Bats Talked to The Age of Metal

I find the Cancer Bats to be an interesting band. Although they’re rooted in hardcore punk, they have managed to grow through that into something more – not everyone can do six dates in 24 hours in a country different from their own and sell out every single show in that. They’ve managed to put …

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May 30

Kobra Paige and Jasio Kulakowski of Kobra And The Lotus talked to The Age Of Metal

Having released their sophomore release in April 2013, Kobra And The Lotus have stepped up their game and have indeed moved into the big league. Signed by Gene Simmons to his  Simmons Records label under the Universal Music Group umbrella. Formed in 2008 by singer Kobra Paige (Who happens to have 8 years of classical …

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May 28

Cauldron – Tomorrow’s Lost (2013)

The essence of the 80’s still lingers in the air.  Thankfully we have bands like Cauldron bringing us some great heavy metal.  With clean vocals, shredding guitar solo’s & a catchy choruses.  Its time to bust out the leather jackets and boots because this will give you goose bumps. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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May 20

Blood Ceremony – The Eldritch Dark (2013)

When a brain is dying, DMT (one of the most powerful psychedelics) is released in the brain. This allows perception of time to be altered. This experience allows you to live inside your own mind for hours, or even days. It allows you to hallucinate, both auditory and visual. The Eldritch Dark almost acts like …

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May 14

Kobra And The Lotus – Kobra And The Lotus (2013)

Roaring out of the Great White North. Specifically Alberta, Calgary, Canada. Comes, Kobra And The Lotus with their sophomore release, the self titled “Kobra And The Lotus”. This release, is a huge step up from their first release, “Into The Pit”.  From the songwriting, to the massive production shine. This probably has a lot to …

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Apr 30

Danny Marino of The Agonist checked in with The Age Of Metal

From Montreal, Canada The Agonist originally called “The Tempest” the group was founded in 2004.  They released their first album “Once Only Imagined” in 2007.  Currently on their 3rd studio album “Prisoners,” The Agonist has definitely created their own unique sound that has gained them fans all over the world. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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