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Album Review: For A Life Unburdened: ‘Contempt/Clarity’

The thing I love about metal is there are countless subdivisions and different feels inside the genre.  There really is something for everyone.  For every minor, sober, crushing album there is a vibrant, melodic, harmony.  There are bands that scream every word, bands that sing with radiant clean vocals, and everything in between.  There is… Continue reading Album Review: For A Life Unburdened: ‘Contempt/Clarity’

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Album Review: Bad Wolves – ‘Disobey’

I remember when I was about 16 I went to a concert to see Stone Sour.  I wasn’t familiar with the band outside of knowing that Corey Taylor was the lead singer of Slipknot and this band was his foray into the more mainstream, mask-free rockstar life. The band had just released their self-titled album… Continue reading Album Review: Bad Wolves – ‘Disobey’

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Album Review: Ghost – ‘Prequelle’

Say what you will about Ghost, but they are certainly one of the most identifiable acts in metal today.  The band is unique to say the least and brings a flair and over the top level of showmanship that metal was has been known to showcase in the past.  Ghost is back and to keep… Continue reading Album Review: Ghost – ‘Prequelle’

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Album Review: Parkway Drive – ‘Reverence’

Unless you have been living under a rock (or by some chance don’t listen to metal and find me witty, so you read Metal Thoughts anyways — thanks!) Australian metal band Parkway Drive released a new album last month, on May 4th.  Normally, I do everything I can to review albums in a timely manner… Continue reading Album Review: Parkway Drive – ‘Reverence’

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Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’

New music discovery is one of the most rewarding things about being part of the Spinning Thoughts family.  I have always loved music and I have always had a passion for metal, hard rock, and punk.  Metal Thoughts, and the new music I have experienced because of it, has opened my mind to a lot… Continue reading Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’