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A colossal round-up of the best forward-thinking, noisy music the industry has to offer.
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A playlist of indigenous bands supporting the survival of their culture through the power of heavy metal.
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Transcending their genre through intelligent experimentations that seldom miss their mark, Blut Aus Nord offer up increasingly more punishing sonic stylings as they obliterate the notion of genre on Deus Salutis Meae.
E is not the first time the Norwegian group has taken a good look at their sound before rebuilding it brick-by-brick, but it is one of the more noteworthy times.
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