Dawnbringer ‘Night of the Hammer’

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Chris Black, the Bob Pollard of the current underground metal scene, is back with los grillos’ favorite of his many bands, Dawnbringer, and new album Night of the Hammer. Like the album’s cover, this is […]

Midnight Priest “Hellbreaker”

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With new tune “Hellbreaker” from upcoming lp Midnight SteelĀ being sung in English and skewing more Turbo than Sad Wings of Destiny, Portuguese Judas Priest-indebted rockers Midnight Priest seem hell bent for breaking out to a […]

2014 — The Year of Doom!

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Doom typically traffics in crushing despair and existential sorrow brought on by shuffling through and then off this mortal coil in a world shroud in darkness and brought to its knees by its own lack […]

The Well ‘Samsara’

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Los grillos is psyched to say that my favorite heavy metal mystics, The Well, have followed up the riff-heavy wizadry of debut 7″ and subsequent ep, First Trip, with their first proper long player, Samsara. […]

Have A Nice Life ‘deathconsciousness’

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If you missed gritty genre blenders Have A Nice Life’s debut deathconsciousness back when it landed in 2008, as I did, don’t sleep on this reissue from Flenser Records. A perfect mix of drone meets […]