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  1. Old Man Metal

    Featured Was Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland Really Guilty?

    On a blustery Friday in January 2004, former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland was convicted of attempted rape and indecent assault at Northampton Crown Court, over his protestations of innocence. He wept in the dock as he was found guilty. Holland subsequently served his entire eight year...
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    Featured Trailer Released For Mötley Crüe Movie 'The Dirt'

    Netflix has released the first trailer for the upcoming Mötley Crüe Movie The Dirt, which is based on the band's 2001 tell-all autobiography The Dirt: Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band, written with the assistance of Neil Strauss (NY Times, Rolling Stone). The Dirt will debut...
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    Screenshot of the trailer for the Mötley Crüe Movie 'The Dirt'
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    Featured KISS Cover Band Singer Catches Fire During Show, Doesn't Miss A Beat

    Bobby Jensen is a fucking savage. Undaunted. An absolute beast. Jensen, the singer/guitarist for a KISS cover band called Hairball, showed what he's made of during a recent performance in Sioux City, Iowa, when a pyrotechnic effect made things a little hot for him, and he completely kept his...
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    Bobby Jensen, singer/guitarist for KISS cover band Hairball, on fucking fire at a show in Sioux City, Iowa
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    Featured Blizzard of Ozz Hits Quintuple Platinum

    Whether or not Ozzy is feeling better after his bout with a severe upper respiratory infection, word that his earthshaking solo debut album Blizzard of Ozz was just certified quintuple platinum should lift his spirits. The February 4th certification by the Recording Industry Association of...
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    Blizzard of Ozz, first solo album by Ozzy Osbourne
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    Featured Iron Maiden's Trooper Beer Goes Nitro

    Iron Maiden have announced the latest in a series of Maiden-branded beer releases, and they are going back to the start by releasing a keg-only nitro version of their venerable Trooper ESB. Brewed by Robinsons Family Brewers, and named for the iconic 1983 song about the Charge of the Light...
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    Iron Maiden's Trooper ESB, keg-only nitro version
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    Mentor — Cults, Crypts and Corpses (2018)
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    shipping label for Old Man Metal's copy of Cyanide Grenade - Quintessence of Death
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    Cyanide Grenade - Quintessence of Death
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    Terrifier - Weapons of Thrash Destruction (2017)

    Every year, no matter how hard you try, some real gems are going to slip past you. With thousands of new metal albums coming out each year, missing something good the first time around is a statistical certainty. Terrifier's 2017 album Weapons of Thrash Destruction is a perfect example of a...
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    Terrifier - Weapons of Thrash Destruction
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    Judas Priest - Firepower (2018)
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    New Release Filii Nigrantium Infernalium - Fellatrix

    This complete re-work of FNI's 2005 debut LP, Fellatrix Discordia Pantokrator, is another frontrunner for 2018 Album of the Year. As soon as the first track starts, you know exactly what you're in for. If you draw a triangle between the black/thrash of Nocturnal Breed, the black/speed of...
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    Filii Nigrantium Infernalium - Fellatrix
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    New Release Wrathrone - Reflections of Torment

    Wrathrone's most recent release, Reflections of Torment, is my current frontrunner for 2018 Album of the Year. This is the second full-length release from these Finnish death metallers, and it is an ass-kicking ten-track slab of old-school death metal. In style, it reminds me more of early 90's...
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    Wrathrone - Reflections of Torment
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    New Release Micawber - Beyond the Reach of Flame

    It's most of the way through 2018, and the standouts have solidified their leads in the race for Album of the Year. Beyond the Reach of Flame, the latest offering from Wisconsin's Micawber, is one of them. On 2015's The Gods of Outer Hell, they were a three-piece with a take on technical death...
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