The Order of Israfel ‘Wisdom’

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Alright, it’s straight back to some more retrified metal, this time by way of a band bad ass doom motherfuckers who call themselves The Order of Israfel and rock tunes on debut album Wisdom that […]

Sólstafir ‘Ótta’

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I took a turn this week from my obsession with all things retro and classic metal (and/or new/no/cold/dark wave) to crank the volume on the latest from Iceland’s Sólstafir. Though it’s been getting mention on […]

Cardinals Folly ‘Our Cult Continues’

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So here’s another current metal band rocking a retro-metal vibe, but like Possessor– a band los grillos mentioned a few weeks back– self-described doom metal band Cardinals Folly sound as much like what came to […]

Midnight ‘No Mercy for Mayhem’

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After an opening instrumental Macguffin that sets expectations for a pretty straightforward, classic metal rocker, Midnight’s latest, No Mercy for Mayhem, launches into a nineteen song banger that blew the covers off my speakers and […]

DUEL ‘When the Pigs are Fed’ and ‘On the Edge’

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Do you dig bell bottoms, bong hits, and Blue Oyster Cult back when they were some motor boogie bad asses with big, bluesy riffs and even bigger hair? Then you’ll be psyched as shit to […]