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Third-length

No, the show is not a third of it’s length.  Get listening and you’ll understand before we get to the second review.

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Reviews:
Twitching Tongues Disharmony (Metal Blade)
Horrendous Anareta (Dark Descent)
Draconian Sovran (Napalm)
40 Below Summer 
Transmission Infrared
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Altering Perceptions…Kinda…Maybe…

Sometimes we get an album with so much hype for a reason unbeknown, we go in already kinda confused.  And sometimes we review an album by a band for whom we inexplicably have a certain disdain.  Other times, we justifiably aren’t fond of style, but we decide to give it another go with another band anyway.   This describes three of the four albums we review this week. The fourth…well, we didn’t know anything besides what we sampled, and we liked said samples.  I guess that kinda fits this accidental theme?

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Reviews:
Failure The Heart is a Monster (INresidence)
Cradle of Filth Hammer of the Witches (Nuclear Blast)
Old Wounds – The Suffering Spirit (Good Fight)
Party Cannon – Bong Hit Hospitalisation (Gore House)

**Show note: The embedded song from Party Cannon is actually “Keg Stand By Me”**

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#FBF

This week, your hosts had a little fun taking a trip down memory lane.  Or forgotten memory lane, as it were in some cases.  We don’t cover reissues often on this show, but since this week saw seven or eight of them from Metal Mind and not much of anything else going on, we decided to take a look at some of ’em.  Do you remember any of these?  Do you have any of these?  Or, is this your first time hearing them?  Let us know!

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Reviews:
(all albums are reissues from Metal Mind)
Bleed the Sky Paradigm in Entropy
Coldseed Completion Makes the Tragedy
Echoes of Eternity The Forgotten Goddess
Mantic Ritual – Executioner
Mendeed – The Dead Will Live By Love

First Impressions:
Parkway Drive – “Vice Grip” taken from IRE due September 25, 2015 from Epitaph  Read Full Article

All The Segments!

We may have one less album review this week than we normally do, but we have tons of content to make up for it!  Live review!  Showcase! First Impressions!  And if that wasn’t enough to entice you, your hosts actually have differing opinions on two of the albums!  I know…your mind is blown, right?  It’s crazy in here. Come join us.

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Reviews:
Tribulation The Children of the Night (Century Media)
Abiotic – Cauistry (Metal Blade)
Native Construct – Quiet World (Metal Blade)

(Side)Showcase: Eeden

First Impressions:
Paradise Lost – “No Hope in Sight” taken from The Plague Within out June 2, 2015 from Century Media
Noisem – “1132” taken from Blossoming Decay out early June 2015 from A389 Recordings

Live Review: The Decibel Magazine Tour 2015 featuring At The GatesConvergePallbearer, and Vallenfyre at Webster Hall in New York, NY on April 12, 2015

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