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Caught In A Mosh: February 2014

Caught In A Mosh: February 2014

| February 3, 2014

Chicago Prog-Metal

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Caught In A Mosh: July 2012

Caught In A Mosh: July 2012

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Five years ago on the day Nachtmystium signed its original North American publishing deal with Century Media, vocalist/guitarist Blake Judd planned his final escape from black metal. At his then home in suburban St. Charles, the frontman

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Cover Story: What’s That Sound?

Cover Story: What’s That Sound?

| December 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

As a number of enthusiasts have pointed out, there are currently more pop-music genres than there are artists to occupy them. Whether such a sneering jab is true, the slotting of acts into ready-made categories has always been a vice of critics and fans.

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Cover Story: Nachtmystium

Cover Story: Nachtmystium

| January 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

One Day It’ll All Make Sense Blake Judd is excited again. It’s nearly Thanksgiving in Chicago and, after a mild start to winter, finally getting holy-balls cold outside. Inside Judd’s darkened Humboldt Park apartment, Teitanblood’s Seven Chalices spins on a turntable and Judd

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Caught In A Mosh: November 2010

Caught In A Mosh: November 2010

| November 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

So Much For Sleep You’re forgiven if you live in Green River, Wyoming, and don’t know the name Chris Black (above, left). If you call yourself a Chicagoan and consider yourself a headbanger, but aren’t, however, familiar with his 15 years in metal, then you’re a failure.

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Heavy Duty Rock ‘N’ Roll

Heavy Duty Rock ‘N’ Roll

| January 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Lair Of The Minotaur‘s War Metal Battle Master might not have been the best heavy metal record of 2008 (fifth best, says me), but I can’t think of a more metal heavy metal record released all year. It’s only fitting the Chicago band also made the most metal music video, too.

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