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Thin Lizzy Worship: Carousel, Black Trip & Dead Lord

This year has seen a flood of albums from bands paying tribute to Thin Lizzy. The fact that they generally happily admit to Thin Lizzy being a primary influence, even emblazoning it on the sticker such as the case of … Continue reading

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Autumn Rocks: The Season Kicks Off with a Fierce Foursome

The dearth of high-profile releases during the summer ends early this year, with four excellent new albums. Three of them had a fair amount of pre-release build-up to the point that I had pre-ordered the releases by Kadavar, Ghost and The Sword without … Continue reading

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Anticipated Albums 2015

After the late spring avalanche of great new releases last week, things are slowing down for the summer. It’s a good time to take stock of what we have to look forward to. Regular visitors to my Lists section will … Continue reading

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The Sword – Apocryphon

Ever since Austin, TX band The Sword released their first album, the magnificent Age Of Winters in 2006, there’s been divided opinions on their worthiness and authenticity as a metal band. It’s not that they were all that much different from … Continue reading

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Deluxe Bundle for The Sword’s Apocryphon Available to Order

The Sword are offering a limited edition bundle (500 units), available for pre-order until October 1 and shipping October 16 for their fourth album, Apocryphon, out on October 22. If $75 seems steep to you, well, check out the video … Continue reading

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The Sword, Tacos & Tears Of Fire With Anthony Bourdain

Tacos are definitely one of the top foods that put me in my happy place. Stoner metallers The Sword are on the same page as frequent customers of Quality Seafood Market in Austin, TX. They love their fish tacos so … Continue reading

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