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Armed for Apocalypse

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Armed For Apocalypse is a sludge metal band influenced with elements of Pantera-esque groove metal from Chico, California that formed in 2008. They feature the talents of former members of other sludge bands, Will Haven, The Abominable Iron Sloth, and Ghostride.

They are currently signed to Iron Clad Recordings in the US, and Siege of Amida Records in the UK and Europe. So far, they have released one album, 2009's Defeat. Their second alum, The Road Will End, is due for release sometime in 2012. Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Armed for Apocalypse – The Road Will End

June 13th, 2013

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Armed for Apocalypse
This Road Will End
Candlelight Records
22 July 2013

by Daniel Cairns

Black Sabbath have released a new album, did you notice? Four old dudes who should have buggered off years ago are clinging on to past glories, because metal heads feel they’re owed some kind of fealty for starting the whole horrid mess in the first place. Plus if there was no Ozzy Osbourne there’d be no Zakk Wylde, so double screw Black Sabbath for that.

It’s a shame, because the fact they won’t piss off now detracts from younger, better and more deserving bands, like Armed for Apocalypse. Armed for Apocalypse are really bringing nasty, grinding sludgy metal forward, not waxing over all nostalgic about the guy that did a reality show with his awful family.

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