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Metal Review: Trouble: The Distortion Field (2013)

Trouble: The Distortion Field

Long standing Chicago doom metal veterans Trouble are back. We have said that quite a few times, haven’t we? From a band that always seemed to be the bridesmaid, but never the bride. The band, as great as some of their releases are, has always seemed to be thought of almost as good as Saint

Trouble Releases Video For Paranoia Conspiracy

Trouble: The Distortion Field

Chicago doom metal veterans Trouble have released a live video for the track Paranoia Conspiracy taken from “The Distortion Field,” which was released in July 2013. The clip, which was filmed on their show at The House of Shock in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 25, 2014, was directed and produced by David Treadway of

Metal Review: I Killed Everyone | Necrospire (2013)

Formed in 2008, Chicago death metal / deathcore band I Killed Everyone is back to their old tricks with the release of “Necrospire.” While the album starts off sounding the same as the band’s previous work, it quickly shifts to something a little stronger. The band is also introducing new vocalist Tim O’Brien on “Necrospire.”

Trouble Will Return With New Album In July

Chicago doom metal legends Trouble will return this year with their first album since “Simple Mind Condition” released in 2007. The album entitled “The Distortion Field” contains 12 tracks and will be released by FRW Music in North America on July 16, 2013 and in Europe on July 26, 2013. “The Distortion Field” will also

Metal Review: Doomsday – Doomsday (2012)

Chicago-based Doomsday unites guitarist Jeff Wilson (Chrome Waves, Wolvhammer, ex-Nachtmystium), guitarist/vocalist Jon Necromancer (Bones, ex-Usurper, ex-Nachtmystium), drummer Zack Simmons (Goatwhore, ex-Nachtmystium), vocalist Zion Meagher (Anti-Human Thesis, ex-Forest of Impaled, ex-Nachtmystium) and bassist Bob Fouts (The Gates of Slumber, Chrome Waves, Apostle of Solitude). They are getting ready to release their debut EP, simply titled Doomsday,

Metal Review: The Dogs Divine – Size of the Fight

Chicago, Illinois natives The Dogs Divine are back with their edgy type of hard rock, and for me, this is my first go-round with them. I have actually been sitting on this album for a few months now because I was not sure what to do with it. At first, I was iffy on even

Metal Review: Cardiac Arrest – Vortex of Violence

As if the title does not already tell you enough about the band, Chicago-based Cardiac Arrest’s latest release Vortex of Violence is indeed violent. The aggression is consist throughout the entire release and the anger never lets up from the opening riffs to each death-soaked verse belted out. Quite honestly, this is one of the