• Exhumed

    Exhumed

    Mad Surgeons, pools of red vomit, and enough guitar feedback to make your ears bleed. Exhumed gives Matthew Moyer a reason to walk in to a Cannibal Corpse show.

  • Final 24

    Final 24

    Roger Pike’s TV documentary investigates the deaths of famous celebrities, including Nicole Brown Simpson, Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, and Gianni Versace, among others. Carl F Gauze can’t stop staring.

  • Ufomammut

    Ufomammut

    Eve (Supernatural Cat). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Abscess

    Abscess

    Dawn of Inhumanity (Peaceville). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Dark Castle

    Dark Castle

    Dark Castle brings a brand of metal mayhem that features some new layers of unique melodicism to SXSW. Guitarist Stevie Floyd runs it down for Ink 19 before the band departs on an upcoming European tour with Kylesa.

  • Sanctification

    Sanctification

    Black Reign (Pulverized Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Who Killed Amanda Palmer

    Who Killed Amanda Palmer

    Wouldn’t you like to view a gallery of coroner’s photos, featuring the artistically dispatched Amanda Palmer? Matthew Moyer knows you do.

  • Necrophobic

    Necrophobic

    Satanic Blasphemies (Regain Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Dark Castle

    Dark Castle

    Spirited Migration (At A Loss Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Lair of the Minotaur

    Lair of the Minotaur

    War Metal Battle Master (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Heavy Metal in Baghdad

    Heavy Metal in Baghdad

    A group of Iraqi youths learn English from Metallica and Slayer and form a head-banging band in the middle of a war. Carl F Gauze doesn’t need a translator for the universal language of metal.

  • Vera

    Vera

    A Mayan villager is killed in a mining accident and enters a surreal journey thorough the afterlife, ultimately resolving his life and death. Carl F Gauze finds here that Francisco Athié has revitalized the art of the surrealist film.

  • Between the Buried & Me

    Between the Buried & Me

    Progressive metalcore masters Between the Buried & Me surprised everyone when their Orlando show sold out in advance, leaving many fans scrambling the streets begging for tickets. Jen Cray squeezed inside for a surprisingly friendly evening of new metal.

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    Between The Buried and Me

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