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Music Review: Product Of Hate – The Unholy Manipulator

Product Of Hate - The Unholy Manipulator CD cover

Metal is rife with various genres and subgenres today. From doom to death, symphonic to folkloric, progressive to rapcore, everyone needs to classify themselves into a comfortable definition. Product of Hate isn’t having any of it. According to the genre tag on their debut EP The Unholy Manipulator, they’re just “Fucking METAL!” There are no ballads, symphonic melodies, flutes, synthesizers, …

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Motionless In White “Creatures” Giveaway!

Horrornews.net and Fearless Records want to put Creatures in your house. It’s time for another terrifying giveaway and this time we’re bringing the heavy metal! You have a chance to win some great prizes from Motionless in White. Here’s what you need to do: Email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “Motionless in White” in the subject line. In the body of the email, …

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Music Review: The Undergrave Experience – Macabre – Il Richiamo Delle Ombre

Album cover for Macabre – Il Richiamo Delle Ombre by The Undergrave Experience

Macabre – Il Richiamo Dell Ombre represents a marriage between experimental metal and horror. Where Alice Cooper, Gwar and Slipknot had their flings with dark themes, The Undergrave Experience bought the ring and committed. Not just a stage gimmick, Macabre is two songs comprising forty-three minutes of horror movie music. Fusing rock and orchestral instruments with drawn-out doom voices, the …

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Music Review: The Sullen Route – Apocalyclinic

Album cover for The Sullen Route - Apocalyclinic

The Sullen Route is a four-piece band from Volgograd Russia. Moving away from their death metal roots, they branch out into new territory with sophomore release Apocalyclinic. The band’s label Bad Mood Man Music has this to say about their style: “«Apocalyclinic» demonstrates evolution from orthodox doom death metal to the area which cannot be definitely classified: in the new …

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Music Review: Midnight Syndicate – Carnival Arcane

“I tripped the merry-go-round….the calliope crashed to the ground” If the year was 1977, you might have thought Manfred Mann’s Earth Band was talking about this recent release score / music CD under the title of “Carnival Arcane” by Midnight Syndicate. “Carnival Arcane” is designed to take you on a mental journey. One that eludes images of “Something Wicked This …

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Music Review: Kristian Day – Ambient Martyr: Selected Works of Kristian Day

Kristian Day Ambient Martyr album cover

To truly appreciate a musician who composes film scores, you need to watch a movie from the composer. I found 100 Tears on Netflix instant play and watched cleavers through the skull, cleavers through the stomach and even cleavers through the groin to put some context into Day’s music. In 100 Tears, his work is quite good, but since Ambient …

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