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Music Review: Shinin’ Shade CD: Sat-Urn

Music Review: Shinin’ Shade

CD: Sat-Urn

Label: Moonlight Records

Available: Now

                I have been listening to a lot of bands here recently that seem to be tapping into their inner hippie who are going for a sound and style of the bands from the 60’s with the oversaturated/distorted guitars, low droning bass sounds, female vocals that sing in a stream of consciousness type of way, etc.  While I have been pleasantly surprised by the majority of what I have listened to, especially since I have never cared for music much from that time period, I have to say Shinin’ Shade’s ‘Sat-Urn’ left me a little underwhelmed. Continue reading Music Review: Shinin’ Shade CD: Sat-Urn

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Music Review: Year of the Goat CD: Angels’ Necropolis

Music Review: Year of the Goat

CD: Angels’ Necropolis

Label: Van Records

Available: Now

 

If Anton Lavey and Charles Manson had a soundtrack to recruit new initiates with, I believe Year of the Goat’s ‘Angels’ Necropolis’ would be that soundtrack.  Filled with a late 60’s, early 70’s psychedelic sound, lyrics focusing on the occult, mysticism and spiritualism prevalent of those time periods, the trance like and soothe, cult leader like vocals of Thomas Sabbathi and you have ‘Angels’ Necropolis’.  This album could very easily fit into such a time period of music alongside bands like Blue Oyster Cult in terms of all the spiritualistic and cult themes prevalent in the album and with the song “Spirits of Fire” there is definitely a Blue Oyster Cult feel to music as well. Continue reading Music Review: Year of the Goat CD: Angels’ Necropolis

THE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XV Welcomes Paganfest + Enter To Win A VIP Flyaway Package

THE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XV Welcomes Paganfest + Enter To Win A VIP Flyaway Package

As the massive fifteenth edition of the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL continues to expand, the legendary event is pleased to welcome the coming of Paganfest! The annual caravan, notorious for its wealth of folk-loving, mead-swilling, Pagan-centric musical exports, this year features Finnish folk metal heroes/headliners Ensiferum, alongside Faroe Islands natives TýrDutch Pagan metallers Heidevolk, Norway’s Trollfest and California thrashers Helsott. Paganfest  will be making a stop at The Palladium on April 20th.

Additionally, the founders of the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are proud to add GreenVans as official sponsors of the event. Founded in 2008 by musicians for musicians, GreenVans offers eco-friendly affordable, reliable and safe tour transportation and are a reoccurring sponsor of NEMHF. For more info, go to THIS LOCATION.

As previously announced, NEMHF has partnered with F.Y.E. to offer a VIP Flyaway package! One lucky winner will get two (2) VIP passes to the festival as well as airfare and hotel accommodations. F.Y.E stores are currently offering an assortment of pummeling metal CDs for $9.99, each on a NEMHF endcap. Any purchase of these titles will receive a free NEMHF CD Sampler featuring tracks from Hatebreed, Holy Grail, Shadows Fall, Continents, Sister Sin and many more!

Enter to win the contest and grab some great metal CDs from F.Y.E. at THIS LOCATION.

THE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL is celebrating its 15th Anniversary at the historic Worcester Palladium. The festival takes place April 19th, 20th and 21st with a special pre-fest party in the upstairs room at the Palladium on April 18th. Since 1999, the festival has showcased a vast array of metal and hardcore acts across two stages, while also providing merchandising and promotional areas for record labels and other vendors.

Check out the array of ticket packages and the full festival lineup RIGHT HERE.

Continuous updates will be made and coverage opportunities for the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are available via Earsplit PR, an official sponsor of this year’s event.

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