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DEMO REVIEW: Enmachined – Thrash Assault (BANGLADESH)

Contributed by Jake Holmes For those of you who have been keeping up with my column, you’ve probably been made aware of my extra-curricular activities of playing in a death metal and a black metal band.  And while my journey … Continue reading

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Review Eyehategod – Red 7, Austin TX 12/30/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes If you wanted to close out 2013 with some holiday cheer, positive vibes, and uplifting music, then Monday night’s Eyehategod show was not for you.  The Louisianan nihilists brought their all-encompassing negativity to Red 7 on December 30th, … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Megadeth – 12/11/13 ACL Live, AUSTIN TX

Contributed by Tristan Spears Financially this has been the worst year for my family, and especially this month. Xmas, my birthday, we are struggling to make ends meet. I was looking forward to going to see Megadeth on December 11th, … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Morbid Angel, Vex, Flesh Hoarder, and Vesperian Sorrorow – Red 7 ATX, 12/3/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes When I was 17, I bought — for the unbelievable price of $5 — an album from a band I had only heard stories of up to at that point, a band named Morbid Angel.  I … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Interment – Still Not Dead

Contributed by Rex Tremendae Majestatis Listening to Interment’s album Still Not Dead – available for download here –  led me to muse on what drives different people to participate in death metal bands. In Interment’s case, it appears that they play death metal … Continue reading

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Death In June – 9.13.13 Live in Worcester, Mass

Courtesy of Mike Shea of Codex Obscurum Zine The Live Performance & The PC Witch Hunt That Almost Ended It What do you do when wet blanket email warriors vow to shut down a show at all costs? Apparently, you … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Mike DeLeon of Disfigured, Flesh Hoarder, and M.O.D.

Interview conducted by Tristan Spears on behalf of Southern Decay Media and Motorbreath Entertainment   Tristan:  You were in Disfigured, one the most brutal TXDM bands to ever hit our soil. Now you’re in M.O.D. Tell us….What brought about the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Slayer @ Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX 11/10/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Dear readers, I have yet another confession to make: Until Sunday, November 10th, 2013 I had never seen Slayer live.  Given as how the California deities of darkness were just about everyone in extreme metal’s initiation … Continue reading

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State of Decay: A Message from Dear Leader

Hello readers. Disclaimer:  I will be switching between “I” and “we” a lot during this write-up.  I don’t like taking credit for things but we are glad you are all along for the ride. I am your Dear Leader.  I … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Witchtrap, Hod, Sturmgewehr, Womanthrower at the Korova – San Antonio, TX 11/12/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Although I’m almost always at weekday shows in the city of Austin, I usually can’t make trips to San Antonio shows from Sunday through Thursday due to work commitments in the morning.  For Tuesday’s show at the Korova, however, I … Continue reading

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