I’m gonna leave the album atop of this story because, first and foremost, that’s why we’re all here. You see, there’s two albums in this horrid 2020 that have struck a nerve with me, for some reason or another. The first one is Tallah’s Matriphagy, which goes around a concept I can relate to quite well. It’s a brilliant nu metal effort, with a knack for fusing Slipknot, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Korn, post-hardcore elements and overall music turned into chaos that made me pay attention to them, wether I liked it or not. …


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In the late half of the 2000’s, there seemed to be a revival of thrash metal in the most old school of fashions. Even though there were little sprouts of the genre reappearing, with new bands embracing it here and there (none of which had much luck, unfortunately), it wasn’t until the first decade of the 21st century came to a close when it finally exploded.

There were a bunch of artists (not all of them are still around, sadly) who championed the flag of thrash metal, made it believable again and gave it a new appeal. And I want…


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If you get to know me, one of the things you’ll learn about me is that I am a HUGE music nerd (although I consider myself a metalhead for the most part). I do enjoy listening to almost any genre (not that reggaeton or trap are my cup of tea, but due to my daily job as a recording and mixing technician I have to endure them more than I’d like to admit). I am particularly fascinated by extreme music in general, it doesn’t matter if it’s metal or not as long as it is extreme indeed.

Over the years…


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Credit: GOG.com

We all remember the infamous line John Romero is about to make you his bitch in the Daikatana ads. And us, naive, puerile, infantile gamers, seduced by the gold and the gore of Doom and Quake, wanted SO BAD to be a part of the massive bitch-turning madness knowing Romero’s credentials.

The story of how Daikatana came to existence has been already covered in the media. Maybe the subject matter has been overanalyzed. But there’s something about this game I can’t get out of my freaking head. …


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You wake up in a cell, watching the hours go by while you await for the End of the World to come, so you can be freed from your prison. Suddenly, somebody throws a corpse through the roof of the cell. The body contains the key to the cell door that holds you captive. You walk out so you can finish off a few wretched carcasses, a shadow of the humans they were before, their sanity lost to the Undead Curse.

You explore the place high and low, until you get to a patio with a huge door you decide…

Sergio Agudo

I used to write about tech, now I play videogames and run a recording studio for a living. Stay with me and discover the power of the dark side.

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