metal issue 2012

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Inside the Crushing Sounds of Castevet

Castevet's jaggedly angular extreme metal, defined by taut, insistent buildups, abrupt changes, deft use of dynamics, unsettling melodies, and energetic, intricate drum fills, has spellbound listeners since late 2006.
Beyond black metal
By IAN DUNCAN-BROWN  |  August 03, 2012

Rule return to their heavy-metal roots

It's a Wednesday afternoon in Boston, and what feels like the most brutal thunderstorm of the summer is rolling into town.
Headbanger's gall
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 03, 2012

Throw a heavy metal party in your house

From the frigid coasts of Scandinavia to the bathwater-warm beaches of Florida, all metal tribes share a common bond.
Guest Column
By JONAH LIVINGSTON  |  August 03, 2012