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Abhorrent – Intransigence

All in all this entire album is a monster and unbelievable for a first outing. Each listen helps uncover little nuggets of madness and brief riffs or insane drum combinations that you hadn’t noticed before… And they all happen to be punctuated by a lush bass that relentlessly makes you swoon.…by Spencer Hotz

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The Rocket Summer

Walking down a dark alleyway at night would trigger a flight response for most, but here’s me telling you to go against your instincts and just do it if you are going to a show at Valley Bar. The venue is in downtown Phoenix and was a bit awkward to find. I felt like a muggle trying to find Diagon Alley behind the Leaky Cauldron. However, it helps when handsome gentleman working for the venue show…by Autumn Tullock

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Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder

You can skip the cat’s meow because The Black Dahlia Murder is the tit’s milk. Their brand of melodic death metal is regularly fed to the young, helping provide them nutritious morsels of catchy riffs, speed-bag drums and lyrical madness that prepare them for a healthy life in the hell that is the metal world. In my death metal infancy, their second album Miasma was one of my first corpse-riddled…by Spencer Hotz

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