Amon Amarth

September 5, 2012

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Amon Amarth (Tumba, Sweden)           Do you need some musical motivation before you go tearing limb from limb your enemies, with sword and shield, and with Oden by your side?  You’re in luck.  Amon Amarth bring you the most epic, melodic metal to go all ‘Braveheart’ on motherfuckers with.  They brandish their […]

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Dark Tranquillity

August 16, 2012

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Dark Tranquillity (Billdal, Sweden)                 Mixing beautiful melodies with utter darkness, it proved to be a match made in metal.  Keeping the basis of their formula the same over the years, they have only grown as musicians, produced worthy metal to the masses, while not afraid of going […]

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In Flames

May 19, 2012

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In Flames (Gothenburg, Sweden)                  One of the first true melodic death metal bands along side Dark Tranquillity and At The Gates, these hard working musicians have paved a much admired musical path growing ever stronger with each release.  They’ve sold over 2 million albums world-wide if that […]

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Arch Enemy

May 19, 2012

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Arch Enemy (Halmstad, Sweden)            After Carcass, came Arch Enemy.  Guitarist Michael Amott started a more melodic project in Arch Enemy, yet still sinister and heavy as hell.  Blistering solos, precise rhythm guitars, stampeding drums, a low end that pulls you in like an undertow and extremely catchy melodic lines over the […]

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May 3, 2012

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Soilwork (Helsingborg, Sweden)                 Stating influences such as Pantera, Meshuggah, and Carcass, you can expect a high level of musicianship that delivers in almost every aspect and are one the leaders in Swedish Melodic Metal.  If you like your metal really fast and heavy, lots of screaming, but also […]

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Black Dahlia Murder, The

May 3, 2012

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The Black Dahlia Murder (Waterford, Michigan)                  Straight outta Michigan these metal maniacs have been causing havoc all over the world with their blast beat driven horror infused melodic death metal so infectious it enters your cerebral and makes you hungry for more, like Return of the Living Dead zombies […]

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April 30, 2012

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Carcass (Liverpool, England)                  Being pioneers of grindcore, their first couple of albums were considered goregrind or splatter-death metal with the lyrics being morbid and gruesome instead of politically based like most grindcore/punk bands were.  They are one of the biggest influences when it comes to the heaviest of […]

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At The Gates

April 21, 2012

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At The Gates (Gothenburg, Sweden)           If these guys are At The Gates, then whoever is on the other side is in trouble.  Proving to be one of the most influential metal bands of the 90’s, they definitely left on a high note after a stint of only six years. In 1990 members […]

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