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Musical Reuben 

We have reviewed all of these bands before on this show…a few times each, actually.  Despite that, two of the albums reviewed this week took us by surprise, for different reasons.  The third was good, but we also expected it to be good. So get listening to see how that all shakes out.

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Soulfly Ritual (Nuclear Blast)
Castle Deal Thy Fate (Ripple)
ShiningAnimal (Spinefarm)

 

Idaho
Krystos

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On an Upswing

Brian didn’t give 3s across the board this week!  So, one of these bands did something right.  Well, two did, because our Bands Across America pick is pretty awesome…

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Beyond Creation Algorythm (Season of Mist)
Racetraitor 2042 (Good Fight)
MyceliaApex (Eclipse)

 

Washington
Pound

 

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Hit or Miss: The Sequel

This week’s selections were not as daunting to get through as last week’s were.  However, (spoiler!) our feelings about them land in the same general area.  You should hear what we have to say, though, instead of just going by the numbers, so get listening…

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High on Fire Electric Messiah (eOne)
Monuments Phronesis (Century Media)
Wolfheart – Constellation of the Black Light (Napalm)

 

Montana
Walking Corpse Syndrome

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Hit or Miss

We inadvertently picked a set of dense albums to review this week, so collectively, listening to them all repeatedly was a bit daunting.  But, like always, we did it and we have thoughts to share about them! That is why you came here, right?

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Behemoth I Loved You at Your Darkest (Metal Blade)
Horrendous Idol (Season of Mist)
Irreversible MechanismImmersion (Blood Music)

 

South Dakota
The Washout

 

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Fin

No, we’re not done.  We’re just starting year seven!  However, one band we review this week, is coming to an end.  We also discuss another that is not technically calling it a day, but it will be the end of the band as we know them.

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Revocation The Outer Ones (Metal Blade)
Dead Letter Circus Dead Letter Circus (Rise)
The NietzscheFinals. (Venona)

 

North Dakota
Grizzly Horse

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