Metal

Title: The Mantle   Artist: Agalloch   Record Label: The End Records   Release Date: August 13, 2002   *****   I will be reviewing The End Record’s 2002 release of The Mantle by Agalloch. Agalloch formed back in 1996 and split in 2016. They hail from Portland, Oregon. Now, before I review this album, […]

Photo credit: medium.com The new year is upon us, and for the first collab piece of the decade, the BSR Web Staff decided to write about music they are looking forward to in the next 12 months. Brandon Lewis- Anything country Anybody that knows me knows that I can listen to any version of modern […]

On December 12th, 2018 The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern in Cleveland, OH hosted a charity metal show put together by Bill Peters, host of Metal on Metal on WJCU. Food and cash donations were accepted for Friends of the City of Cleveland Kennel and to the Greater Cleveland Alzheimer’s Association. The show featured 12 different […]

The original thesis for the black metal of Darkthrone and Burzum was a revolt against the Christian colonialism that destroyed pagan traditions in Scandinavia, hence the whole church-burning thing and pagan imagery (goats, pentacles, etc.) becoming inseparable from black metal in popular culture. It’s important to recognize that these pagan and folk traditions weren’t just […]

Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week This week’s show is Metal Overdose Metal Overdoes airs every Wednesday from Noon-2pm. Host Eric Arnst is in his first semester of Black Squirrel Radio. With his show, Eric brings all things metal from conversation to music! Describe your show: […]

It’s human nature to learn as little as possible about the things we hate or dislike. This ignorance is the basis for a great deal of xenophobia and misunderstanding. In the inaugural article of “Cheap Tracks”, we will dissect my own ignorance and misunderstanding about hair metal – specifically the band Night Ranger’s 1985 cassette, […]

By: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of metalinjection.net Song: ‘Moth Into Flame’ Record Label: Blackened Recordings Release Date: September 26, 2016 Rating: The behemoths of metal are back with the second single from their upcoming album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct. It’s been over eight years since Metallica has put out any new music, with their last album […]


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