Unfortunately for this film, its producers billed it as sci-fi horror instead of revealing that it comes to us from the genre which David Cronenberg and David Lynch pioneered, which is postmodern horror that uses science and society as a metaphor for our own inner turmoil.
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After a rough spate of years trying to find enough quality music in a dying genre to report about, the Death Metal Underground — the oldest and longest-running metal site on the internet — announced via a press release that it was re-branding.
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Boring company founder and creator of Tesla, Paypal, and other legendary brands, Elon Musk lacks inexperience with controversy. His latest venture, a personal fragrance designed to trigger human attraction, may take him even further into the edgy wilds of products that the mainstream audience might not quite be ready to accept.
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As the sun goes down over this Los Angeles neighborhood, shouts rise up from the young men gathered behind a local import-export business. “Chupa mi cabra, pendejo! ¿Adónde vas, pinche cabrón?” Laughter and the clink of bottles follows. This is the nightly meeting of the local chapter of the “Mara Salvatrucha” gang, commonly known as MS-13.
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Known mostly as a director of occult horror films, John Carpenter also created soundtracks to many moments of terror, and continues to write unnerving music. Sacred Bones Records has released his latest, Skeleton, for those who enjoy the otherworldly sounds that accompanied many classic horror flicks.
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Following weeks of unrest, quarantine, government debt, and widespread distrust of social institutions, many Americans have taken the infinity black pill and joined a movement with zero use for hope: AHAB or “All Humans Are Bastards.” Not surprisingly, this has concerned law enforcement.
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Moments after denying that the United States has gone into full panic over COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield announced a new protocol to permanently eradicate the coronavirus from America. “We must protect the uninfected, and the best way to do that is for the infected to commit violent suicide,” he said.
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Riding on the excitement from the demo and EP released by upcoming violent metal band Deathsiege, metalheads worldwide have found themselves wondering about this promising new act. Luckily, A.M. of Deathsiege was able to take a break from necrotic pugilism and give us an update on the state of this rising band.
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Original Florida death metal act Massacre began working in the new style of death metal before it even had a name and in 1986, released a demo named “Aggressive Tyrant” which cemented the legacy of this band in the history of the death metal genre. Xtreem Records has re-issued this with a rehearsal from the same year on a new LP.
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Rare among doom metal bands, Convocation knows how to create a sustained mood with slowly crashing chords under rising gentle lead-picked melodies, building a contrast within each riff to which the gritty hoarse vocals provide a rhythmic anchor, drums drifting tangentially to both keep time and suspend it.
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