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Live & Photos: Eistnaflug Festival @ Neskaupstaður, Iceland – 12-14 July 2012

August 6th, 2012

You probably reckon you know about all the best metal festivals but you’ve almost certainly never heard of Eistnaflug. No, that wasn’t a sneeze. Vasilis Panagiotopoulos travelled to the east of Iceland to witness the eighth installment of this awesome festival.

Beneath @ Eistnaflug 2012 c/o Vasilis Panagiotopoulos

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Neskaupstaður is a small town built on the fringes of an isolated fjord that lies 700km from Reykjavík. Steep mountains, endless green valleys, persistent fog and inhospitable seashores complete the imposing Icelandic scenery. The 24-hour daylight adds to the location’s mesmerising wilderness. Such an unconventional and extreme destination is home to a fittingly extreme event: Eistnaflug – Iceland’s prime heavy rock and metal festival.

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Video: Nick Schendzielos from Cephalic Carnage/Job For A Cowboy shows off his funk-jam skills.

February 3rd, 2012

Nick Schendzielos Job For A Cowboy Cephalic Carnage Thrash Hits

It’s Friday night, and you’ve got to ask yourself one question – why wouldn’t you want to watch a video of Job For A Cowboy and Cephalic Carnage’s bass player, Nick Schendzielos, pretending to be in a jungle and knocking out some solo funk jams on his bass?

You’re at home on a Friday night. What else you gonna do?

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Album: Atheist – Jupiter

November 16th, 2010

Atheist
Jupiter
Seasons Of Mist
08 November 2010

by Tom Dare

Once one of the all-time greats of technical death metal – a pioneer for adding jazzy progression to the style – Atheist returned to the studio following an absence of over a decade and a half to record a new album, Jupiter. But after so many years, and so much evolution in extreme metal in the intervening years, the risk looms large that they may have been left behind.

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