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Jack London Story Review

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Jack London Story Review

Most people are familiar with the great American novelist Jack London. His story Call Of The Wild is most recognizable. As with most of his stories Call Of The Wild revolves around the life and death struggle of it`s characters and the harsh reality of how cruel and unforgiving life can be [...]

Lyrics- Bully Boys

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Lyrics- Bully Boys

The lyrics below are from the Bully Boys first full length cd and was re recorded on their latest release- Hard Times Hard Measures. The song is titled Nobody`s Hero. To me this song represents the disgust at the complacency of so many and their refusal to contribute to the betterment of [...]

Westwall- Conquest Or Death

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Westwall- Conquest Or Death

The new cd from death metal band Westwall is in stock now. As stated on their my space WestWall is made of veterans of the Minnesota metal scene. These Legionaires serve up their own brutal style of war metal. Influenced by great metal bands such as Slayer, Bolt Thrower, Iron Maiden, Arch [...]

The Death Of Corporate Radio?

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The Death Of Corporate Radio?

So congress basically wants to “tax” radio stations, disguising it as royalties that will be paid to artists and whoever else owns the copyright to the music. As stated in this article, this makes no sense as radio play is free advertisement and most of the time is what propels a band [...]

Kroda: Witch-hunt and holy inquisition?!

The statement below is from the Pagan metal band Kroda who are from the Ukraine. Their music revolves around the celebration of ancient European cultures and traditions and the pre Christian (Pagan) religion of our ancestors. Last week they were cowardly attacked by people who have no respect for European culture and [...]

Ultra Sur Review

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Ultra Sur Review

We just got this review back for our new release by Argentina`s Ultra Sur. The review was sent to us by VF Canada and I would like to thank them for their support Ultra Sur-Nacido Para Ser Skin There is a lot of hype around this release and let me tell you [...]

Nokturnal Mortum Interview

As with every Sunday, Uprise Direct posts an interview with a different band. This week they have posted one with black metal band Nokturnal Mortum. You can check it out here Also remember to check their site every Wednesday for “Rick`s Pick”, which is my choice of top cd`s for the week.

Lyrics- Lions Pride

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Lyrics- Lions Pride

The Lions Pride cd Stand and Defend is one we just got in stock here and was released by Pure Impact Records. Lions Pride is a new street rock type band from Belgium. It is some good music with equally good lyrics. All the lyrics in the cd also have a personal [...]

Lyrics- Youngland

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Lyrics- Youngland

As mentioned in the previous post, this past weekend was Father`s Day. I`d like to honor and commend everyone, both mother and father who are raising families and providing for their children. These lyrics below are from Youngland`s cd Winter Wind and are about those who have shunned their responsibility as responsible [...]

Summer Solstice/ Fathers Day

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Summer Solstice/ Fathers Day

Two holidays occurred this past weekend. Of course everyone knew it Fathers Day was Sunday. This is a holiday I particularly look forward to every year as my entire family gets together for a crab feast and cookout. While they aren`t very popular in other parts of the country, crabs are a [...]



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