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Metal features

List of special metal features by Metalship, dealing with Metal History, its genres, legens, or any other free subject.

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Where's the Beef? Interview with Gwar's Beefcake the Mighty

The following interview focuses on Gwar bassist, Casey Orr, aka Beefcake the Mighty. The interview was completed via email and concentrates on the history of the band, as well as their new album "Bloody Pit of Horror."

by Darren Cowan, on November 15, 2010

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Hammers of Misfortune Metal Blade Reissues

Since their first release The Bastard in 2001, Hammers of Misfortune have amassed a mountain of praise by both fans and journalists. Those who took the advice of numerous publications and sought out any of the four releases would not have been disappointed. Word of mouth and the publications smart enough to cover these releases were the only place to get these recordings because originally they were issued through small labels such as Cruz Del Sur, Tumult and Profound Lore. Now, the group has signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade and is working on a new album. Before that new album drops, though, MB has reissued the Hammers’ back catalog.

by Darren Cowan, on September 8, 2010

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Until the Light Takes Us

Until the Light Takes Us is a focused look at the roots of Norwegian Black Metal. Directors Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell interview a collection of artists including members of Immortal, Ulver, Mayhem, Satyricon and Emperor. The film's soundtrack contains a gathering of black metal's best--Mayhem, Burzum, Darkthrone, Emperor, Enslaved, etc.

by Darren Cowan, on July 1, 2010