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Scion Rock Fest 2011

I had the great pleasure to attend this year’s Scion Rock Fest in Pomona CA. For those that don’t know the Scion Rock Fest was a day long free concert featuring 26 Metal bands from all of the country and the world. I have no idea why Scion has been putting on these free concerts […]

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Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980)

I love me some weirdo Hong Kong cinema. One of my favorite sub-genre’s is the hopping vampire sorcerer battle flick and Encounter of the Spooky Kind fits the bill. Written, directed, and starring Hong Kong legend Sammo Hung, Encounter of the Spooky Kind aka Spooky Encounter is about a brave man who’s wife is cheating […]

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Squash Bowels – Grindvirus (2009)

I’m a metal freak. I love all kinds of metal, as long as its extreme and real. Squash Bowels are certainly extreme. Hailing from the Netherlands, Squash Bowels have been grinding it up since 1994 and it shows. Grindvirus is a mature album filled with variety without sacirificing intensity or speed. The guitars are downtuned […]

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Obscura – Cosmogenesis (2009)

I hate tech death metal. Its unlistenable. Tech for the sake of tech is boring. Obscura is not. Hailing from Germany and including former members of Necrophagist, Obscura is a natural blending of late era Death (think Human) and modern tech death metal. What we get is a beautiful album. That’s right, beautiful. There’s so […]

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