Century Media

Off to a Groovy Start

As we work our way deeper into 2021, we transition with a hybrid episode of sorts.  We have two brand new albums for your earholes this week, but we also check out two more things we didn’t get to last year.  Per usual though, results are as mixed as the styles covered.

And remember – Be responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Frozen Soul – Crypt of Ice (Century Media)
Harakiri for the Sky – Maere (AOP)
Black Royal – Firebride
Dool – Summerland (Prophecy Productions)

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Well, This Is A First

There’s nothing particularly special about this episode aside from it being the last regular episode for this shitty year…and a couple of mini-reviews from Brian.  It does, however, mark the first time in over nine years we had to skip a scheduled recording.  Still a damn impressive run, if we do say so ourselves.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Be responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Dark Tranquillity – Moment (Century Media)
Killer Be Killed – Reluctant Hero (Nuclear Blast)
Within the Ruins – Black Heart (eOne)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Butch Walker – Letters

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Third Time’s a Charm?

We inadvertently chose to review three albums this week that would be our third time reviewing the three bands.  It’s safe to say results varied, but it was great theme we didn’t meant to make. Oh, and you don’t want to miss this show’s Crew Nation donor, a guest with a very special connection to the show.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Be safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
DevilDriver – Dealing With Demons: Volume 1 (Napalm)
Necrophobic – Dawn of the Damned (Century Media)
Inferi – Of Sunless Realms (The Artisan Era)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Boz Scaggs – Silk Degrees

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High Fidelity

We have some quality releases this week.  Like, at least two of these releases will likely be in our end of the year discussions.  Speaking of quality, we also chat a little about hi-res audio and the importance of having some quality gear,

You may also notice a review that, well, doesn’t fit.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Be safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Bury Tomorrow – Cannibal (MFN)
Black Crown Initiate – Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape (Century Media)
Night In Gales Dawnlight Garden (Apostasy)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Ben FoldsRockin’ the Suburbs (Sony)

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