HALL OF FAME COUNTDOWN: LIFE OF agony's river runs red

HALL OF FAME COUNTDOWN: LIFE OF agony's river runs red

This afternoon, we continue making our own lives that much more difficult with the ongoing practice of ranking the songs that comprise some of the greatest albums of all time; albums previously inducted into our untouchable Hall of Fame. Today we explore Life of Agony's classic debut River Runs Red (originally inducted way back in issue #7, which you can buy here).

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Decibrity Playlist: Monolord

Decibrity Playlist: Monolord

Doom may not be "stimulating" in the same ways as say grindcore, but that doesn't mean the former is any less adept at meeting the definition than the latter--they just succeed in different ways.  Take Monolord.  The trio's tunes may not never be classified as anything close to pharmaceutical grade amphetamines, but they're nevertheless replete with riffs that rouse and get the blood pumping.  On the topic of stimulants, the Swedes decided to base their playlist around one of the more mild--and most popular--ones:  coffee.

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The Top 5 Riffs That Have Caused Me Almost More Trouble Than They're Worth

The Top 5 Riffs That Have Caused Me Almost More Trouble Than They're Worth

Ever since 2006, each year end issue has included, alongside the customary list of the year’s best albums for you to argue about and call us out on, a collection of Top 5’s ranging from the silly to the (somewhat) serious to the even more silly. 

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