The Skinny: Detroit, Michigan’s melodic death metal maestros, The Black Dahlia Murder, stormed through Toronto in early October supporting their latest, devastating Metal Blade Records release, Abysmal. Ahead of the group’s performance we caught up with lead singer Trevor Strnad and peered into his mind via a short Rorschach inkblot test. What do manta rays, ovaries, and microwaves have in common? Find out here!

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