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The State of Metal

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Music and Comics

It’s been this way for a long time.  Hell, it’s been this way for as long as I can remember.  Heavy metal music gets no love from terrestrial radio, television, the big awards shows, or really anything that is considered “mainstream” media.  I get it, heavy metal can certainly be an acquired taste.  It isn’t always the most accessible music out there.  However, it is still a form of art.  It is still music.  Yet, metal gets so much disrespect and disdain.
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Album Review: Light The Torch “Revival”

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"Revival" by Light The Torch

It seems like, for me, these days it is very difficult to find a new album that makes me want to listen to it on repeat over and over again.  The last record that made me feel like that was last year’s “Material Control” by Glassjaw.  That’s not to say that new music being put out isn’t any good at all.  That’s far from the truth.  I discover new music all the time and I will go back and give another listen to a lot of that stuff in due time.  However, there are those records that every once in awhile just find their way in heavy rotation for me.  The new release from Light The Torch, “Revival”, has become one of those rare records for me.
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