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Top 10 Films that changed my life by Luca Aldisio of Heartache

Top 10 Films that changed my life by Luca Aldisio of Heartache

Progressive rock, metal, atmosphere and skill are fused with almost pop music flavoured melodies in what becomes the perfect marriage of inspiration and history of the great progressive and rock bands from the seventies until today. Novelty and experimentation that also manage to grant the pleasure of familiarity. Such drive will see the birth, in 2012, of the EP “Apophis”, and it will also establish the band’s collaboration with the Italian label CNI and worldwide known Musea Records. The album consists of a four-movement suite, where the events of the myth of Pandora are fused with a real…

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Top 10 albums that changed my life by David Miranda of Nostoc

Top 10 albums that changed my life by David Miranda of Nostoc

Costa Rican band Nostoc was founded in 2010 by Freddy L. and Ariel J. They were looking to create groovy music that would be groundbreaking and unique. They soon found comrades in Leonard C. and David M. In 2011, Ariel departed from the group, but they found a new face in Emmanuel C. With this lineup they recorded their 2012 demo “Foresight”, followed in 2013 by their first single “The Effigy of Numbness and Idiocy”. 2014 marked the departure of Leonard but Nostoc carried on with their new member Jorge C. With this new lineup they released the Singles “Saturnian Mindscope Introspection” and…

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Top 10 Albums by Tonight We Stand

Top 10 Albums by Tonight We Stand

"Tonight We Stand is a 5-piece melodic-metalcore act from Venice, Italy. Each member of the band comes from different musical influences, ranging from Avenged Sevenfold to Trivium. In this way the sound of their songs is really particular, creating a unique form of metalcore music. Their unique sound can be heard already in their debut EP "Redemption" where all the songs combine melody driven guitar attacks, sing-a-long epic melodies, catchy choruses, all blended with old-school metalcore power. The title "Redemption" was chosen for the common themes of their songs contained in the EP: the…

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Top 10's by Black Charm of Obscura Amentia

Top 10's by Black Charm of Obscura Amentia

The Italian studio-band is formed with the initial intention to create Black Metal songs, tending to be Raw and Atmospheric but with a latent tendency to melancholy and to the melody. In 2010, the 1st album 'The Darkest Dream' is released. With the flowing of the time, is decided to slightly customize the sound, engaging to play Atmospheric Black Metal with slight inclinations to Doom and to "Swedish". The result is the 2nd album "Ritual", released in 2012. Over the years, the band furtherly modifies the style and the theme of the lyrics: from the musical point of view, it is inspired by…

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Top 10’s by Gustavo Acosta of Feanor

Top 10’s by Gustavo Acosta of Feanor

FEANOR was formed in early July 1996, debuting live at the Marquee on November 26, 1998. After numerous concerts in Argentina, the band entered to the studio for the recording of which was his first demo tape “En Alas De Tempestad” including 5 songs which received very good reviews both at a national level and abroad by numerous print media.

After profuse live activity in Argentina and other countries, the time for their second album arrives… a mini CD with 4 songs called “Esto Es Para Vos” is released on 2001. This recording sets the precedent of the collaboration with Sven D'Anna, from the…

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Top 10 Albums that changed my life by Drew Zaragoza of Sinicle

Top 10 Albums that changed my life by Drew Zaragoza of Sinicle

Drew Zaragoza is the front man for LA Power Trio Sinicle. He has led the band for over a decade. Los Angeles power trio Sinicle combine the groove of Heavy Metal, the angst of Rock and the soul of Blues. After 11 years of performing and releasing countless EPs and demos, the band is releasing their first full-length album in February of 2017; Angels & Demons which will be followed up with multiple tours. The album covers the diverse sounds that blend together and set Sinicle in a world of their own. Their last EP Still in Mind sold hundreds of units and brought them prominent success…

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Top 10 Bands that inspired my music by Drew Rizzo of Midnite Hellion

Top 10 Bands that inspired my music by Drew Rizzo of Midnite Hellion

Drew Rizzo is the drummer and founder of Trenton, NJ’s own MIDNITE HELLION, a US Heavy Metal band formed in 2011.  He eats, breathes, and sleeps Heavy Metal, and here’s a list of a few of the bands that influence MIDNITE HELLION.  Some of the influences are also important due to the people he has met because of the bands.  Be on the lookout for their new album, “Condemned To Hell,” coming September 15th 2017 on Witches Brew Records!!

A magical band, to say the absolute least.  Their influence of catchy hooks while remaining in your face is something that grabbed me, and something that we…

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Metastazis & Au Dessus: End of Chapter (Les Acteurs de l'Ombre)

Metastazis & Au Dessus: End of Chapter (Les Acteurs de l'Ombre)

There were no specific directions, the band gave me total freedom to provide my interpretation of the title. I interpreted 'End of a chapter' as plain death. And I wanted to tell a poetic story based on this very simple, universal fact that death is. And I think the Styx/Charon myth is poetic. I was impressed by how heavy and professional they were, and how I was enjoying how it sounded. It didn't change my life though because, after 25 years of eating my daily dose of extreme metal, I became extremely demanding, but hey, it was still way beyond an average band. The visual language as far as…

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