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Technical, Groovy, and Grimy

We went extra heavy this week.  Why the extra br00tal?  No particular reason – these are just the albums that fit in the timeline and our general interests.  Like usual, results varied a bit, but you’ll have to listen to find out why.

We also have TWO guests for our Crew Nation donor pick.  What is that, you ask?  Well, 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:
Abiotic – Ikigai (The Artisan Era)
Revulsion – Revulsion (Transcending Obscurity)
Swampbeast – Seven Evils Spawned of Seven Heads (Translation Loss)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Fair to Midland – Arrows and Anchors

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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Opethian Transitions

In this episode we come up with ideas on how to be better at social media, review some rad music, and have a long-overdue discussion about Opeth with fan and friend Sideshow Bob.  Pretty productive show, right?!

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:
Misery Signals – Ultraviolet
Orbit Culture – Nija (Seek & Strike)
Terminal Nation Holocene Extinction (20 Buck Spin)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
OpethGhost Reveries (Roadrunner)

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