gothic metal

Woah, We’re Half Way There

Ya know…I don’t really have anything to add this week.  We have a pretty full show for you, and a lot of good tunes, so just get listening and come back to chat with us in the comments.

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Reviews:
Tribulation Down Below (Century Media)
Dead Empires Designed to Disappear (Silent Pendulum)
Burrows – Cimmerian Circuit

Live Review:
An Evening with Machine Head at Playstation Theater in New York, NY on February 9, 2018

 

Maryland
Perihelion

 

 

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They Did it Right

Anybody who has listened tot his show more than once knows Nick and Brian tend to have pretty similar tastes.  However, it has been a while since every review in an episode received the same rating number.  Did the albums this week hit a sweet spot?  Let us know your thoughts in the comments! Oh, we also start the show with by continuing a conversation from last week, so feel free to chime in on that too.

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Reviews:
Harm’s Way Posthuman (Metal Blade)
Ocean of Grief Nightfall’s Lament (Naturmacht Productions)
Harakiri for the Sky – Arson (Art of Propaganda)


Massachusetts
Let Us Prey

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Darkness in Many Forms

Atmospheric and brooding.  Gothic and creepy. Venomous and aggressive. These are just some of the ways we get to hear the dark this week.  Generally speaking, they are all enjoyable, it just comes down to what you prefer.  If you’re not sure, just stick through he show and try them all!

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Reviews:
MastodonCold Dark Place (Reprise)
Cradle of Filth – Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness of Decay (Nuclear Blast)
Great American GhostHatred Stems from the Seed (Good Fight)
Vices to VeilsExist Expire

Live Review:
Gojira, Torche, and Code Orange at Webster Theater in Hartford, CT on October 6, 2017

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Opinions May Differ

It’s pretty uncommon that your hosts disagree with the majority of the content within an episode.  Every now and then, though, it happens, and you actually get some opposing views and different number ratings.  This is one of those episodes.

Feel free to chime in with your own thoughts in the comments!

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Reviews:
Paradise LostMedusa (Nuclear Blast)
SepticfleshCodex Omega (Prosthetic/Season of Mist)
CripperFollow Me: Kill! (Metal Blade)

First Impression:
Toothgrinder – “The Shadow” from Phantom Amour out on November 10, 2017 through Spinefarm

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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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