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Stereo Terror: Amsedel – Afterlife Of The Party

Amsedel are a relatively new band hailing out of Chicago, Illinois who are working to make a print in the horrorpunk scene, and with Afterlife Of The Party, there is a good chance they have a damned good future ahead of them.

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Stereo Terror: The Jasons – Blood In The Streets

The Jasons have been kicking around the scene for about half a decade, and sadly for several reasons have been labelled a gimmick band. Whether it be the look, the insistence on working their songs around themes from the Friday The 13th series, or even the masterfully done Get Sued album where they blended Ramones songs with Misfits lyrics, the band has never really been given the credit they rightfully deserve.

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Psycho Billy’s Slaughterhouse: Teenage Exorcist – Year Of The Witch

Out of the swamps of Minneapolis, Minnesota comes Teenage Exorcist! Consisting of Matt Sprinkles (Guitar/vocals), Chris Wilson (Drums), Adam Boatright (Upright bass/vocals), and Matt Kalsnes (Guitar), these gents have released a brand spankin’ new EP titled Year of the Witch which is sure to make their psychobilly compatriots both very proud… and envious! There is a ton of musical talent and creative writing in this 5-track banger.

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Stereo Terror: Bat$hit!crazy. – Bat$hit!crazy.

Hailing out of one of the punk capitols of the world, Southern California’s Bat$hit!crazy. (boy that’s gonna take it’s toll on my spell check through this review) are a four piece band who may not look the part in the least, until you hear the music and the words. The band took a rather eclectic approach building to this, their first full-length album. Releasing a series of four three-song EPs, all with intertwining artwork, the band has put them all together to form their self-titled full length.

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Stereo Terror: Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space – All These Fiendish Things

Austria’s horrorbilly kings Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space (or BZFOS for short) have been kicking ass and taking names for well over a decade (hell, their ‘Greatest Hits’ album from a few years back was entitled Decade Of Decay). Now, after years of ruling in the underground scene, the band is poised to break through and bring horror to the masses with All These Fiendish Things!

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Psycho Billy’s Slaughterhouse: The Vankeys – Boring

Up next in Psycho Billy’s Slaughterhouse: Boring by The Vankeys! The Vankeys hail from Townsville, Queenland, Australia and are made up with Michael Hegarty (guitar/vocals), Dean Gilboy (drums/vocals) and Shaun Butcher (double bass/vocals). Boring is their 15-track debut album which can be found on The Vankeys Bandcamp. Well let’s dig right in!

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Stereo Terror: Sematary Spawn – Music For Maniacs Vol. 2

Late last year I was thrilled to come across Sematary Spawn, a project from Hamilton-based artist Mike Trebilcock, and produced a Stereo Terror review of the project’s first release, the appropriately titled Music For Maniacs, Vol. 1. If you read the review (and you really should!) you know it was almost like a blast from the past with songs that were reminiscent of the horror movie themes from the 80s, and I mentioned anxiously anticipating Vol. 2! Well, the day has come, and Music For Maniacs, Vol. 2 is now available for everyone’s listening pleasure! So, how does it stack up to its predecessor?

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Stereo Terror: Chaneys – Legacy

Well, Russia is all the rage these days if you pay any attention to the political spectrum and news channels, but fuck that noise for now, and let’s check out some horrorpunk noise from Russia! Chaneys were formed on October 31st, 2017 (my 32nd birthday just for the record) and back in October of 2018 they unleashed Legacy, six tracks of their take on horrorpunk.

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Stereo Terror: The Prople – Why Even Ask?

Being lucky enough to have struck up a friendship with band members Markky Karloff and Kari Frankenstein, I was excited to check this album out and see how it follows up on what they did with Revenge, and I have to say, Why Even Ask? is a great follow-up, showing a lot of growth while retaining what made these guys special in the first place.