Tag Archive: Groove Metal

May 11

Album Review: Volbeat – Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies

Volbeat - Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies

Volbeat [Denmark]
Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies
2013
Full Length
Vertigo Records
Heavy/Groove Metal

I’ve heard Volbeat‘s name being thrown around for quite some time now, but never really thought of checking them out until a friend brought them up a couple of months back, telling me to check …

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Dec 05

Album Review: Slam One Down – Who Really Wants to Live Forever

Slam One Down - Who Really Wants to Live Foreve

Slam One Down [USA]
Who Really Wants To Live Forever
2012
Full Length
Pour One Out Music
Thrash/Groove Metal

In this day and age where being really innovative in terms of music has become really difficult, one method taken by bands to catch the attention of music-lovers is in …

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Jun 01

Album Review: Misguided Aggression – Flood the Common Ground

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Misguided Aggression [Canada]
Flood the Common Ground
2011
Full Length
Year of the Sun Records
Death/Groove Metal

At the opposite end of the bestial war metal side of the spectrum of Canada, young bands such as Misguided Aggression are wreaking their own brand of chaos and destruction. After numerous independent releases, the young band last year …

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Aug 31

Album Review: Trendkill Method – Affective Arousal

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Trendkill Method [Latvia]
Affective Arousal
2011
Full Length
Sonic Blast Media
Groove Metal
7.0/10

With recent disappointing releases such as Icon in Me‘s Head Break Solution and Trials‘ Witness to the Downfall, it definitely doesn’t help in my apprehension towards groove metal as a genre as a whole. I have …

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Aug 01

Album Review: Trials – Witness to the Downfall

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Trials [USA]
Witness to the Downfall
2011
Full Length
Independent
Thrash/Groove Metal
6.0/10

With the recent surge of bands playing music in the veins of “modern” metal (no thanks to bands like In Flames and Soilwork) enters Trials with their debut album, Witness to the Downfall. Bands like Icon In Me have …

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