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VERBERIS album coming October, track & artwork revealed

August 8, 2016

Details about ‘Vexamen’ the debut album from Verberis (Wellington) have been revealed. Along with track ‘The Gaping Hollow Of Divinity’, and “majestic ‘n’ malevolent cover art by Artem Grigoryev” Iron Bonehead (Germany) have delivered quite the teaser. Read More

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Favorite album intro's? I've been prone to, and I'm probably not the only one, to skip the intro track half of of the time I listen to an album cause I just want the meat of the metal straight away cause I can be an impatient cunt. But sometimes there are those intro's that you would never pass up cause they just fucking rule, dude.

One of my favorites is from Dokken's Tooth and Nail. Such an epic little introduction with killer dark keyboards and a blazing display of George Lynch's razor sharp guitar tone which then leads into the turbo charged trail blazing night rager of a track that is the album title, Tooth and Nail, so killer!

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Set on End putting in the hard yards and getting themselves in Metal Hammer! Get this issue & their album if you haven't already.

It's a bloody ripper m8!
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Pick up the September issue of Metal Hammer.

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Here is something that you all have been anxiously waiting for.

Here is the new single from J Solo Project off the soon to be released double album titled The Game of Antagonism.

Off Part 2: The Vetted Game of Hatred is the song No Way Out

I will bide my time. There is no way out for you!!!

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Is there an NZ metal buy/sell group? Wanting to offload some shirts. ... See MoreSee Less

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29.8.2016 J Solo Project #NoWayOut Single Release ... See MoreSee Less

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An interesting read for those familiar with the history of Crüe. ... See MoreSee Less

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Jamie Lennon - Antichrist Superstar (Marilyn Manson Cover 2016) by Necrolatry, released 27 August 2016

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Be prepared for Open Face Surgery tomorrow... the stage barrier is up

Limited tickets still at www.undertheradar.co.nz
This Wednesday - Cryptopsy - The Tour Of Suffering New Zealand
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