first impressions

Come Together 

Amongst this week’s bands we have talented show offs, a “supergroup,” and a band that probably needs a mouthguard. Also, Nick fought through the elements, construction sites, and a car fire to get to Brian’s house to record this show.  Well, not specifically to do that, but it happened.

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Reviews:
Animals as Leaders The Madness of Many (Sumerian)
Serpentine Dominion Serpentine Dominion (Metal Blade)
Teethgrinder – Nihilism (Lifeforce)

First Impressions:
Disperse – “Stay” taken from Foreward out February 17, 2017 from Season of Mist

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Sleep is for the Weak

If you feel like Brian sounds “tired as fuck” in the episode, you’re not alone…Nick already pointed that out.  You are not wrong either…I was shot.  I still made it through this jam-packed and kinda long episode, giving you 100% of the 50-60% capacity I was at because the show must go on….

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The holiday season is here, and you will be shopping on Amazon. Please consider changing your bookmark to our site and using the album art on the side to get there!  Amazon will give us a small percent back from your purchase and we use that to keep the show and site up and running.  Thanks!

Reviews:
Metallica Hardwired…to Self Destruct (Blackened)
Ion Dissonance Cast the First Stone (Good Fight)
Protest the Hero – Pacific Myth (Razor & Tie)

First Impressions:
Black Map – “Run Rabbit Run” taken from In Droves out March 10, 2017 from eOne
Within the Ruins – “Death of the Rock Star taken from Halfway Human our March 3, 2017 from eOne

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Not So Much Awesome

We’ve had a fair amount of big winners the last couple of weeks but all good things must come to an end, right?  Well, here ya have it…

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Reviews:
Wovenwar Honor is Dead (Metal Blade)
Seeker Loss (Victory)
Venom Prison Animus (Prosthetic)

First Impression:
Protest the Hero – “Harbinger” taken from Pacific Myth out November 18th from Razor & Tie

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Inconsistent Speeds

It is said “variety is the spice of life.” You don’t get much more “variety” than listening to 15 minute long Doom songs next to minute and a half long furious Hardcore Punk songs. We at least do you a solid and throw some Mathcore-ish stuff in the middle. It makes the transition easier.  Trust me.

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Reviews:
SubRosa For This We Fought the Battle of the Ages  (Profound Lore)
The Nietzsche – Welcome to Poetry 201
Lies – Abuse/Plague

First Impression:
Heaven Shall Burn – “Bring the War Home” from Wanderer out September 16th from Century Media

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