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West of Hell – Blood of the Infidel Review

West of Hell – Blood of the Infidel Review

“In the topsy-turvy life of a metal reviewer, there will be bands that you can’t help but root for. Maybe it’s their personal affability or because they’re trying something new or unusual. Sometimes you’re not even sure why you’re kindly disposed toward a specific band. Enter West of Hell, a quasi-thrash/traditional metal collective made up of bandmates from Canada and New Zealand. Their most famous member is one Chris “the Heathen” Valagao, who’s best known for his time in Zimmer’s Hole, and Blood of the Infidel is the outfit’s second release.” Miles from restraint.

Withering Soul – Adverse Portrait Review

Withering Soul – Adverse Portrait Review

“I’m not much of a social media trend follower, maybe it’s a generational thing (read as I’m old) or maybe it’s because I just really couldn’t give a shit about investing time in a meaningless fad, take your pick. That said, labelling today Throwback Thursday, transporting you briefly back to the 90s and enlightening you as to the highs and lows of Withering Soul‘s third and forthcoming offering, now that appeals to me.” The clones are about to attack…again.