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With February coming to a close, Winter’s Descent released “Fortune“, a heavy hitting, triumphant, and bold new single. Opening with a time-tested fast palm muting guitar riff, “Fortune” immediately throws you into your seat while you bang your head and pump your fist. It’s verses are filled with poetic descriptions of an overtaking, long overdue. The use of multiple styles of vocals from gritty to clean vocals, and from chants to screams, keep the song...

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Hailing from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, God Hates Unicorns is here to introduce us to their sleazy brand of rock with their debut album No Gloryholes In Heaven. The album contains ten tracks with an additional two bonus tracks; their quirky cover of “Man I Feel Like A Woman” and bombastic “Chipped Ma’am“, and was produced with the assistance of Razorblade Recordings. God Hates Unicorns is comprised of six members and was formed in 2014 by vocalist,...

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A song performed by over 60 artists from over 27 bands, SOS 2020 is a call for help in the middle of a pandemic as well as an anthem of hope across the music community of Pittsburgh. Even with the approval of the Save Our Stages Act, there is an immediate need for funds for Pittsburgh’s venues as has been seen with the closure of The Rex Theatre from the coronavirus pandemic. When it comes to...

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This past weekend we took time to attend an awesome charity event with Demo Demon of Brutal Business Entertainment for a 24 hour gaming stream event to help Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Extra Life. Lots of BBE artists and models came together to raise money for our local hospitals, as well as several close friends of the company. I decided I’d let Demo (Cody Howard) tell us a little bit more about the event...

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Farewell to a Vital Pulse Beat, in the Heart of a Town, The Rex Theater. If you look up the word ”venue” in a random google search, you’ll see references to; a place where something happens, or somewhere organized events take place. Plain and simple, right? So shouldn’t things like hotel conference rooms, the back patio of someone’s house and churches make the list? A rollicking great time can be had by all in many...

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Musical mastermind, head of Brutal Business Entertainment, Patrick McElravy brings another trap metal bombshell with his latest upcoming album “Abstract Thoughts” under his project Seethe. Imagine if you will, taking the love child of Marilyn Manson and Phil Anselmo, sledge hammering it through a cybernetic meat grinder, all while maniacally screaming into the void, and that’s still not as twisted and gnarly as what you’ll hear on this release. One thing is for sure, this...

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Call me stubborn, I know I am. Say I’m trapped in some dream world of rainbows and unicorns not looking at reality? Yeah, it’s been said before, but you know what? My hope, love, sunshine and rainbows attitude is wrapped around a spine of steel and a heart made of fire so if you aren’t ready for some hard truth of the positive type, and my own personal brand of a Come-to-Jesus moment about music...

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Post Mortal Possession recently released “Catacombs of Bedlam”, which in’t your ordinary album but a journey through an institutionalized hell and, as our writer Josh Doran put it, “A relentlessly brutal horror show”. We asked him to give it a review and he broke it down for us…   Catacombs of Bedlam by Post Mortal Possession 1. “Demented” Introducing the concept of the album, this track paints a picture of the story of Bedlam, a...

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Check out “Anywhere but Here” the latest from Seethe, the side project of Patrick McElravy of 9 Stitch Method. If you like bands such as Marilyn Manson or AWOLNATION then you will love this!! The song itself is primal but primal with a beat to it. While watching I found myself nodding my head not only to the rhythm of the music, but to the lyrics as well, as they relate to the need to...

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  The story behind Redemption’s Cry is kind of a mysterious one. I remember that it was a warm September evening. I went down to my studio to just play my guitar. I really just wanted to play and not to write, but somehow this song was ready to be birthed. When the baby is ready to come out, there is no stopping it. So as I was noodling around I started to play this...

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Lady Beast are a local band I’ve had the pleasure of watching/listening effloresce over the past 6 years after first catching them at a festival in Chicago of all places. Their debut, self-titled record made me to crack a smile at its derivative worship of British metal traditions, conventions, and convictions and little more. However, their exponentially explosive live performances kept my ears fixed on them, and I was rewarded with a succession of stellar...

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Pittsburgh has apparently become another home to Martin’s Ferry, Ohio’s deft doom-rocking power trio Brimstone Coven. This past Saturday night was yet another successful stand for these groovy, Mephistophelean mischief makers of melody. Humorous stage banter between polymath bassist Andrew D’Cagna and guitar hitman Corey Roth, their music gluing Black to Blue playfully, like delinquents papering suburban homes. Songs such as “Earth and Ocean,” new, unrecorded song “The Inferno,” back catalogue classics “The Grave” and...

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‘Fear of Faith’ by Tyrant (Official) – This Weeks Find Your MUSE Feature Coming at you from Lansing, MI this feature is out just in time to introduce you to this amazing band right before they hit the Pittsburgh, PA scene for a show March 13th at Cattivo – Tyrant | 3/13 at Cattivo With influences such as Metallica, Rush, and Lamb of God, you get a pretty good idea of the old school sound...

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On this week’s Find You Muse(ic) we have groove masters Paradigm and their lyric video “Die Trying“. With sounds akin to that of Pantera and Machine Head, “Die Trying” proves to be a heavy hitter packed with fantastic riffs that serves as a tribute to our men and women in the armed forces. The lyric video displays personal pictures of various troops and soliders from the United States military  submitted by fans, creating a visual...

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Wicked Earth – “Light the Shadow” “Light The Shadow is about the Spirit of 1776. A modern interpretation is the awakening of men to the political powers that be, that doesn’t necessarily have our best interests at heart. This song represents spreading the message of freedom and keeping that fire of liberty alive in us, so that we may endure in this great country, recognizing when the elite are trying to own us through their...

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Arguably one of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s heaviest, Post Mortal Posession have just released their brand new single “Gates of Lyssa” exclusively through Slam Worldwide and boy, is it a grinding barrage of Slam and Brutal Death Metal. If Waking the Cadaver and Embryonic Devourment had invested in modern recording production, you would get a glimpse of what we have in “Gates of Lyssa”. I closed my mind while I let Post Mortal Possession bash my head...

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On this week’s Find Your Muse(ic) we have repeat offenders The Fading Light. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based Indie rockers just dropped a brand new video for their single “Ten Years” and we couldn’t be more excited to share it! “Ten Years” rocks with the best parts of 90’s radio such as The Goo Goo Dolls, Tonic, Sister Hazel, and even Third Eye Blind for a good measure. Emotional acoustic arrangements  and melodic interplay lay the...