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Song Of The Week: Torture Squad – No Escape From Hell


This thrash/death outfit from Brazil formed 20 years ago this year. There have been many changes in the band’s line-up, but the music is still as solid and edible as you could want. The song is from their new album, “Esquadrão De Tortura”, released on November 15. Try to keep your head still when the music hits the 2:10 mark.

 

Sepultura – Kairos – Album Review


Oops, I did it again!  It has nothing to do with Britney Spears.  I mean, I bought another Sepultura album.  It isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but since Max Cavalera left the band over a decade ago, Sepultura just isn’t the splendor of a metal band they once were, in my humble opinion.  Let me explain…

Sepultura is one of those bands where their lead singer had such a presence behind the mic and on guitar that when he left, he took the feel and attitude with him.  Look at this way…could you imagine Megadeth, Metallica, or Motorhead with a different singer?  No! I don’t care who you are it just wouldn’t work and I think Sepultura was one of those bands.  I am also not saying that Max Cavalera was the greatest thing since electricity either.  He is just Max, but a prominent former member of a great thrash band.

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