Donuts & CANTO: Iron Maiden, Fantomas, Tribulation and more!

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Iron Maiden

May 16, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

    • Leading off, apparently Iron Maiden‘s had to shelve “Hallowed be thy Name” from their live set due to an ongoing lawsuit over the song’s lyrical content. Woof.

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Album Review: Myrkur – “M”

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Barely a year after Myrkur‘s outrage-catalyzing debut EP, the Danish folk/black metal project is on the brink of releasing its first album. Carrying the modest title M, this new release sends us through 11 tracks and clocks in at 36 minutes. Contrary to what this running time might suggest, Myrkur succeed in fleshing out some of the unpolished ideas which stood at the basis of last year’s EP. At the same time, M‘s 36 minutes are also enough to lay bare the shortcomings which have marred the band’s material from the outset.  Continue reading