Haunt

Not the Strong Start We Hoped For

This week we have our first reviews of 2020 releases, and, as the title suggests, you can tell it is still January.  What we also have, though, is out brand new segment we are calling  “Black Label,” where every month, we will feature a record label!  this will introduce us – and therefore you – to a whole lot of new music.

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Reviews:
Midnight – Rebirth by Blasphemy (Metal Blade)
Haunt – Mind Freeze (Shadow Kingdom)
Odious Mortem – Synesthesia (Willowtip)

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Preemptive Strike

We decided to a get a jump on our regular January listening.  Instead of picking some random stuff to review, we looked at some year-end lists and picked some albums we missed from earlier this year.  Will any change our own pending year-end lists? Maybe…

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Reviews:
Spirit Adrift – Divided by Darkness (20 Buck Spin)
Devin Townsend – Empath (Inside Out)
Haunt If Icarus Could Fly (Shadow Kingdom)


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Zan

Off to a Good Start

What we have for you this time around are three debut full-length albums that, at the very least, show a lot of potential from another wave of bands across a variety of styles. Are any of them mind-blowing levels of awesome? Well, the answer is the reason for this here podcast…

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LeechedYou Took the Sun When You Left (Prosthetic)
HauntBurst Into Flame (Shadow Kingdom)
AethereusAbsentia (Artisan Era)

 

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Idle Hands

 

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