A Look Back at Flotsam and Jetsam’s 1986 Debut: “Doomsday for the Deceiver”

Let’s take a dive back to 1986, where times were simpler and we didn’t have all the damn subgenres to worry about. Part of the second wave of American thrash metal, Flotsam and Jetsam are often washed up in the wake of Metallica and Slayer’s popularity. Here’s a dig at the band’s debut, with a close eye on all of the metal history going on in the background.
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Enjoy these 12 Alcohol-Infused Speed Metal Anthems Courtesy of Canada’s Chainbreaker

Toronto’s very own Chainbreaker will be releasing their debut full-length on February 15th via Hells Headbangers Records. An intertwining linkage of short speed metal anthems is upon us; grab your leather pants and tie up that bullet belt, we’re diving into alcohol-fueled sonic depravity.
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Italian Black Metal Outfit The Scars in Pneuma Debut with a Diverse Sonic Output

Italian black metal enthusiasts The Scars in Pneuma will release their debut undertaking in a few days on February 8th. Blending death, doom, and melodic metal over a blackened base, the trio’s sound introduces the listener to a newfound sonic concoction. Let’s see how their first work fares.
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Perverticon’s Perverted Blasphemous Offering: “Wounds of Divinity”

Sweden’s Perverticon have blessed us with a sophomore full-length, titled Wounds of Divinity. Judging off the title alone, the release includes a healthy does of blasphemous subject matter which certainly isn’t for the faint hearted. Well, you’ll probably make it to the end of this journey if you’re not a twentieth century peasant.
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A Patriotic Meeting: 10 Brand-New Canadian Heavy Metal Anthems on the “Trapped Under Ice” Compilation

Montreal’s own Temple of Mystery Records have unleashed quite the patriotic tribute. The Trapped Under Ice compilation features 10 songs from 10 young Canadian metal bands, and its quite the endeavour. Here’s my take on the themed release.
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Celtic Frost: A Discography Guide

With their infamous Morbid Tales debut setting high metal standards all the way back in 1984, Celtic Frost is certainly one of the most prolific groups within the genre’s history. With highly varying outputs such as the nearly-comical juxtaposition between albums like To Mega Thereon and Cold Lake, understanding and consuming the band’s discography can be comparable to walking through a minefield. That’s why I did it for you.
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