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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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Pushing Forward and Stepping Back

As we do with most shows, we try to find new music that excites and/or is just generally exciting.  Maybe it will be exciting because it hits our musical sweet spots, or maybe it is something new or is just helping push a style forward.  Well, this week we hit those spots a little bit. (They can’t all be winners.)  But as great as all that forward momentum can be, it is also nice to, well, regress from time to time.  So, we did that too, getting the high school versions of ourselves pretty damn excited.

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Reviews:
Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Nuclear Blast)
Fulgora – Stratagem (Housecore)
While She SleepsBrainwashed (Sony UK)
Irreversible Mechanism Infinite Fields (Blood Music)

Live Review:
Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist, Saint Ridley at Webster Theater in Hartford, CT on April 1, 2015 and at Starland Ballrom in Sayreville, NJ on April 3, 2015

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