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Between the Buried and Me is a progressive metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina, comprised of former members of metalcore acts Prayer For Cleansing and Glass Casket. They have recorded seven albums in addition to a covers album and an EP. Their style is diverse, with influences ranging from thrash, death metal, jazz, math rock and melodic hardcore, to progressive or experimental artists such as Dream Theater, Mike Patton, King Crimson, Queen, and The Mars Volta. Read more on

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The Thrash Hits Top 20 Albums of 2012

December 13th, 2012

Thrash Hits Albums of 2012

Well, it’s all been leading to this. The votes are in, the results have been tabulated, calculated, and any other kind of mathematically something-lated you can think of. This is the Thrash Hits Top 20 Albums of 2012.

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Interview: Between The Buried And Me – Tommy Giles Rogers & Paul Waggoner talk The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues EP

October 3rd, 2011

When North Carolina’s prog metal trailblazers, Between The Buried And Me came to London to play two shows at Camden’s Underworld, thought it would be a ruddy great idea to sit down with vocalist, Tommy Giles Rogers and guitarist, Paul Waggoner about their recent EP and their plans for an album.

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Can you tell us a bit about the concept behind The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues EP and its sister record that is to follow it?

PW: “The EP starts with a character that’s actually from the last song of The Great Misdirect who has essentially decided to end his life by drifting off to sea. During a state of unconsciousness he starts having these visions of this other character that exists on some other planet, who knows how long ago in a different universe.

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Tour Diary: Between The Buried And Me and The Red Chord blitz Japan

April 16th, 2010

Last month Between The Buried And Me went to Japan for the first time ever, with their buds The Red Chord playing in support. Our man in Japan, Mike Strata, went along for the ride. And he kicked all their asses at Mario Kart.

What do progressive/tech/death metal, preposterous amounts of Mario Kart, masturbation eggs, and the delights of the McGriddle have in common? The answer is (of course) nothing, but for 6 short days, these seemingly disparate elements were thrown together on a trek from one end of Japan to the other as Between The Buried And Me and The Red Chord descended upon the land of the rising sun and went hog wild on a whistlestop tour of its major cities.

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Live: Lamb of God @ London Brixton Academy – Saturday, 13th February 2010

February 16th, 2010

Almost a year to the day since their last London show, Lamb of God returned to Brixton on Saturday. We sent the new kid, Tom Dare, to investigate.

Once again, Lamb of God prove why they have built a reputation as one of the live bands of recent years. Once again, the PA does its utmost to fuck things up for them.

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