Metalheads get it. We know a single song, no matter how good, can’t justify an entire album, much less a band. And yet, that continues to be how mainstream music defines worth, maybe more than ever thanks to iTunes. While we here at The SIDESHOW in no way endorse this business or artistic model, it did get us to thinking: What are some of our favorite songs, regardless of albums and bands?
Yes, that’s exactly where I came up with my radio personality—a combination of my love for wrestling and the corny DJ names at 106.9 WCCC in Connecticut. It also made for a pretty sweet opening to my radio show (I’ll post that at a later date).
I reveal this bit of SIDESHOW trivia to you because in a companion piece to Brian’s trip to Disney World, and to fulfill a promise from Episode 28, I present to you a “Once in a Lifetime” slideshow from Wrestlemania XXVIII. Read Full Article
This time around, Brian relieves Kyle of his “hosting” duties and gets down to business. With SIX new albums to review, there wasn’t any time for his ridiculous shenanigans. However, that is not to say we didn’t have any fun doing this episode.
Aaaand we also have something VERY special to share…The SideShow Podcast’s very first giveaway contest! We have a pretty awesome prize for the lucky winner. This is isn’t some random old CD Brian dug out of his basement, oh no. This is a nice collector’s piece. Listen to the episode for details on how to enter!
Album reviews: Abigail Williams – Becoming; Aborted – Global Flatline; Blessed By A Broken Heart – Feel The Power; Desecravity – Implicit Obedience; Lacuna Coil – Dark Adrenaline; Lamb of God – Resolution
When you last left your heroes, we gave you our best albums of 2011. Now, we look at the year to come and the bounty of releases that it will bring, providing our hopes, dreams, and expectations of the albums. While doing this, Brian manages to start yet another fight with Kyle, we discuss the changing sound of legacy Swedish acts, and provide the closest thing to breaking news that we may ever have. SideShow.14