TOP 25: Most Viewed Album Reviews of 2019

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Dec 312019
 

The past year has brought us loads of decent new releases, our reviewers have again written many reviews. Here are the 25 most viewed reviews:

25. Adorned in Ash – “Apocalyptic Violence” (review)
24. Grave Robber – “Scary Christmas to You” (review)
23. Malchus – “Dziedzictwo” (review)
22. Cellar Darling – “The Spell” (review)
21. S91 “Along the Sacred Path” (review)

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TOP 25: Most Viewed Articles of 2019

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Dec 312019
 

The year is almost over. Here is a list of the 25 most viewed articles of the past year.

25. (Rock) Alive Festival 2019 Cancelled (Statement Available) (article)
24. Skillet’ Drummer ‘Jen Ledger’ Releases Video for ‘Completely’ (article)
23. Leah – The New Celtic Winter Album Is Very Close to Being Complete (article)
22. Listen to The Brand New ‘War of Ages’ Song ‘Sulphur and Salt’ (article)
21. SKALD – in veum, ‘As Wolves Among Sheep’ – Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere (article)

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Nov 152019
 

We are looking for an all-round CD reviewer. This is what we ask of you:

“Basic requirements

  • You have free time, that you want to invest in the website
  • You agree with Mauce.nl’s mission statement and act accordingly
  • You have experience in writing articles / reviews.
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Love for rock and metal music
  • Work with deadlines for publications.
    * You have the time and capability to write at least two reviews each month.

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Aug 242019
 

Stryper guitarist Oz Fox will likely have to undergo several medical procedures to shrink the tumors that were discovered after his onstage seizure more than a year ago.

According to Oz‘s wife, Annie Lobért, the tumor behind the ear has grown from 2.2 by 1.7 centimeters on August 12, 2018 to 2.7 by 1.7 centimeters on July 23, 2019. Fox‘s doctor has recommended radiation as soon as possible because if the tumor grows to three centimeters, it will be no longer able to be treated with radiation. If the tumor grows beyond three centimeters, an operation to remove it will cause facial palsy (part of Oz‘s face will appear to droop) and it will be a tough and risky surgery to recover from. The radiation side effects will give Ozp  ermanent hearing loss completely in one ear and possibly facial palsy. There is also a tiny risk the tumor will grow from radiation. But if the tumor isn’t dealt with, it will continue to grow and cause hearing loss, balance, vision and spinal problems.

As for the tumor in the back of Oz‘s brain, it has grown from 27.77 millimeters by 30.53 millimeters on August 12, 2018 to 35.1 by 33.8 millimeters on July 23, 2019. That tumor is in the area where left side of his arms, hands and body operate. The risk to remove it will affect the upper left motor function and potential ability to recognize faces, objects. This tumor cannot be treated by radiation alone, like the first one. Oz will first undergo a biopsy to find out what kind of tumor it is. If surgery looks like the only option, Oz will then undergo a combination of chemotherapy and radiation to stop the growth. Continue reading »

Jul 132019
 

Betraying The Martyrs has been forced to cancel the rest of their North American summer “Rapture” tour, including Thursday night’s (July 11) show in Orangevale, California, after being involved in a serious auto incident following the band’s show in Los Angeles.

All crew and band members are safe.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. when the trailer portion of the band’s Mercedes Sprinter van caught fire. All band and crew members were able to safely to exit the vehicle with no major injuries. Tragically, all of the band’s equipment was lost in the blaze.

Singer Aaron Matts commented: “We’re all shaken by what has happened this morning. We’re well but very heartbroken that all we have worked hard to accumulate over the years, both in musical equipment and personal belongings, has been lost in a matter of minutes. I’m grateful that we have our health, each other and were able to walk away with the clothes on our backs. We are extremely sorry to have missed another opportunity to play for those that were looking forward to see us. We’ll bounce back and we’ll see you soon. Thank you.” Continue reading »