black metal

The Great Dividers

Our scores may have come close to each other, but ours views of 2/3 of these albums are a bit different from each other…which is something that seems to be happening a little more now. (It also makes for a good cop-out on the episode title.)

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Unearth Extinction(s) (Century Media)
Funeral Chic Superstitions (Prosthetic)
GravenHeirs of Discord (Negative Grade)

 

Alaska
Old Hounds

 

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And Death Followed

Seems fitting that the episode we recorded the week of Halloween was packed with some savage Death Metal.  We’ll pretend we meant to do that…

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Gorod Aethra (Overpowered)
Bloodbath The Arrow of Satan is Drawn (Peaceville)
CryptopsyThe Book of Suffering – Tome II

 

Wyoming
Casket Huffer

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Not In On the Joke

One album rips and grooves.  One album will pummel you to a pulp.  One album will make your ears bleed for all the wrong reasons.  Which album is which?

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MantarThe Modern Art of Setting Ablaze (Nuclear Blast)
WilsonTasty Nasty (Century Media)
Jesus PieceOnly Self (Southern Lord)

 

West Virginia
False Accusations

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I Don’t Think We’re There Anymore

On a stormy sea of moving emotion, tossed about, I’m like a ship on the ocean. I set a course for winds of fortune, but I hear the voices say…

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Black TuskT.C.B.T. (Season of Mist)
UadaCult of a Dying Sun (Eisenwald)
Cast the Stone – Empyrean Atrophy (Agonia)

Bonus Track:
The Nietzsche – “Shake Your Spear

 

Kansas
Existem

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Smorgasbord

We have a delightful spread of heavy treats for you this week.  I know we tend to have diverse offerings, but the array of offerings we have this week is kind of all over the place.  That said, if you have tastes as diverse as we do, there’s a lot for you to digest here.

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Frontierer – Unloved
The Lion’s Daughter – Future Cult (Season of Mist)
Sandrider Armada (Good to Die)

 

California
Madrost

 

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