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Album Review: War of Ages — Fire from the Tomb

Onward Christian soldiers! War of Ages’ latest offering, Fire from the Tomb may be the worst thing I have ever heard, and that’s saying a lot (I saw Styx on the Kilroy Was Here tour). Standard-issue metalcore riffs of the “look-ma-how-fast-I-can-play” variety, coupled with a punishing bass/drum assault equal…well, not much. The bowels-of-Hell vocals are

Album Review: Vaeda — State of Nature

The debut full-length from this trio is tightly and expertly played, passionately sung, flawlessly produced…and boring as hell. There’s not a single thing here we haven’t heard a hundred times before. And most of those hundred times have been in the last 36 months. Bandwagon riders all. State of Nature sports a soupçon of screaming,

Album Review: Memphis May Fire — s/t

As a card-carrying Pastafarian, I pray every day to the Flying Spaghetti Monster that I am delivered from the random assignment of reviewing Christian hardcore CDs. I simply don’t get how these angry white boys (who in every other aspect look and sound like other barely-worth-merit-of-a-mention bands in the hardcore-without-a-“godgenda” subgenre) manage to keep cranking