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Live review: DevilDriver, Suffocation, Goatwhore, Thy Will Be Done @ Toad’s Place

Pictured: DevilDriver
Photos and review by Chris Rowella

Toad's Place is probably the best place to see a metal show in Connecticut. Not too big, not too small, good sound, and (for venues around here) decent drink prices

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Stone Axe – Self-Titled

by Chris Rowella

I have a feeling Tony Reed and I would get along famously. His previous outfit, Mos Generator, was steeped in the Seventies hard rock tradition of Riffs, Hooks, and Blooze

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Year-end thoughts 2009: Chris

by Chris Rowella

While 2009 wasn't a watershed year for metal in the ways 1980 or 1993 were, the last twelve months of heavy music have been interesting and entertaining

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Dopethrone – Demonsmoke

by Chris Rowella

I might lose street cred by saying this, but who cares: I'm done seeking out the most extreme, experimental, metal/noise/ambient/prog/core/whatever floating around

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Morbid Tales: 25 Years Later

by Chris Rowella

It's impossible to surf the Internet this time of year without running into "best of" lists. As I get older, their appeal has waned

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The Red Chord – Fed Through the Teeth Machine

Mixing genres has been a metal mainstay since the beginning, whether it's thrash combining NWOBHM and punk or death 'n' roll matching groove with guttural growls

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Merrimack – “In the Halls of White Death”

Warning: Extremely NSFW

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Most metal music videos fail to live up to the music. If they're not completely uninspired (hello, band playing in a warehouse/the woods/on stage), they're downright goofy (hello, Immortal)...

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Fight Amp – Manners and Praise

Fight Amp has slipped by a large portion of the metal populace. It might be a case of too many cooks in the kitchen, as there is no shortage of Amphetamine Reptile-worshipping bands now

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Live review: Vader, Decrepit Birth, Warbringer, The Amenta, Augury @ The Webster

Vader
Photos by Chris Rowella

With few exceptions, Connecticut's metal scene lacks talent and cohesive support. People come out for Ozzfest and Emmure, but not much else

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Pelican – What We All Come to Need

For many, Pelican have much to answer for. Their career thus far has been haphazard. For every great doom-laden slab like the self-titled EP or Australasia, there are messy, wankish post-rock releases like City of Echoes and the Pink Mammoth EP

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