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Falloch – Where Distant Spirits Remain

July 21, 2011

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Candlelight 9/27/2011 Yep, the band name and typeface on the cover art made me double take, too. Even more damning is that the music within pulls a pronounced influence from a certain Northwest dark metal squad. Well, maybe damning isn’t the right word, considering Marrow of the Spirit’s ranking as the finest album this young […]

Wolverine – Communication Lost

June 7, 2011

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Candlelight 6/21/2011 No, their bones are not fused with adamantium and they have nothing to do with Hugh Jackman (sorry, ladies). About the only thing they have in common with Entombed’s classic death ‘n’ roll album is their mutual homeland of Sweden. Instead, this Wolverine jams some pretty accessible progressive rock/metal à la Porcupine Tree […]

Cruachan – Blood on the Black Robe

March 20, 2011

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Candlelight 4/19/11   If heavy metal existed in Cú Chulainn’s time, Cruachan would be the band blaring triumphantly during the mythical hero’s last battle. Mortally wounded by the third of Lugaid’s magical spears, the mighty warrior lashed himself to a massive stone with his own intestines so that he could die on his feet. It […]