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New York metal alchemists, A STORM OF LIGHT, will unleash their long-anticipated new studio offering this Fall! Entitled Nations To Flames, the 11-track follow up to the band’s critically-lauded 2011 opus, As The Valley Of Death Becomes Us, Our Silver Memories Fade, was recorded with Travis Kammeyer (OCOAI, Generation Of Vipers) at Fahrenheit Studios in Johnson City, Tennessee, mixed with Matt Bayles (Isis, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Botch, Mastodon) at Red Room Recording in Seattle Read more on

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Album: A Storm Of Light – Nations To Flames

September 25th, 2013

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A Storm Of Light
Nations To Flames
Southern Lord
30 September 2013

by Rob McAuslan

You can’t really talk about A Storm Of Light without at least mentioning Neurosis, given ASOL’s Josh Graham’s ties with that collective. But let’s make the current situation as clear as possible – A Storm Of Light aren’t like Neurosis any longer, beyond the most superficial, cursory examination. It’s heavy both in sound and presentation, yes, but that’s where any realistic similarity ends.

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The Thrash Hits Cloudcast 010: 23-29 September 2013

September 24th, 2013


Gavin Lloyd joins us again for this week’s Cloudcast, where we forgo talking about tours and gigs to just talk about records coming out this week, starting off with some post-UKSWELL (end us now, we have become Those Guys who just make up genres), and swinging all the way through to tough-guy nu-metalcore and ending with a bit of classic grunge. Yep.

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Live: Converge + Touche Amore @ London Koko – 25 November 2012

January 4th, 2013

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After over two decades as a band, Converge are headlining Koko in Camden, London and they’ve filled the place. This is some feat. In 2012, the Boston metalcore pioneers released what has been heralded as some as their finest album to date. It was our 2012 Album of the Year. However, having become accustomed to seeing Converge up close and personal in smaller, sweatier venues, how would they (and we) fare in Camden Palace?

Six things we learnt when Converge came to London…

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