Finnish death metal wizardy guild Adramelech, together with Xtreem Records, published a compilation of all of its recorded material issued before the first album, compiled as a new release entitle Recoveries of the Fallen for those who like moody, oddball mid-paced death metal with a focus on atmosphere.
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After ending Absu earlier this year in response to an attempted political guilt related seizure by a transsexual guitarist, Proscriptor McGovern has relaunched the band with a similar logo, biography, and approach as “Proscriptor McGovern’s Apsû.”
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Rampant Hessian Yves Rauch baffled the mentally-addled citizens of democracy when he disarmed police sent to interfere with his entirely innocent lifestyle.
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As America has settled into a new normal of COVID-19 pandemic, race riots, and new civil war levels of violence, Walmart — as America’s most popular store — has reacted by first mandating masks and now, requiring shotguns as well.
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Following previous condemnation of Western criticism of China, first secretary Xi Jinping outlined the new response by the Chinese government.
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Belgian death metal battering ram Ancient Rites, who combined heavy metal with mechanistic and Darwinian death metal, have re-issued their debut album The Diabolic Serenades on vinyl via Soul Seller Records. Expect to find this one in your mailbox on July 17, 2020 or thereabouts.
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Embattled football team Washington Redskins, seeking to find a less racially-controversial name, recently adopted an entirely new direction: instead of focusing on American themes, which can be offensive and divisive, the team will rename itself “Einsatzgruppe” after the German term for “minutemen.”
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Southern California Sheriff Glenn Randall listened carefully to the voice on his cellular phone. “Bring it in,” he said finally. Then he turned to his assistant, Marco Rodriguez-Henderson, and said, “Again?”
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“Are the pigs gone?” With these words, the new season of Unresolved Mysteries kicks off on Netflix with the mysterious and unexplained disappearance of Austin woman McKayla Rotini, who vanished without a trace last year. The first episode opens with her boyfriend, Jayden O’Malley-Wicznewski, smoking a bong with his friends, the cops having just left as part of their investigation into McKayla’s disappearance.
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Language can be useful for its specificity or its generality, with the latter being exemplified by the phrase “chord progression.” It means a sequence of root notes and harmony notes and in rock music signifies the harmonic backdrop to a song, where in jazz it means more the geometry of a melody in relation to the notes of the scale, signifying what harmony will be used to write melodies within it.
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