mathcore

(Dis)comfort Zone

It seems like oxymoronic to call any Metal music “comfortable”  but I think a lot of us find it comfortable and/or safe in number of ways.  When a band becomes comfortable or safe, though, that can be a good – like they found their “groove” – or bad – like they didn’t try hard enough.  All of this comes up with our reviews, to varying degrees, and we’d love to hear your thoughts on it!

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Reviews:
Destrage The Chosen One (Metal Blade)
Idle Hands Mana (Eisenwald)
Employed to ServeEternal Forward Motion (Spinefarm)

Live Review:
Tech Trek IV featuring Archspire, Inferi, Virvum, and Wormhole at Once Ballroom in Boston, MA on May 25, 2019

J is for
Journal

 

 

 

 

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Gimme a D

I could make some “D” jokes here, but we do that a bit in the episode, so I’ll try not to go too deep.  It’s really hard, but I also don’t really get off on those kind of jokes, so I’ll just keep them in hand to shoot off another time.  We wouldn’t to blow it before we even start.

(OK that’s it, I swear)

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Reviews:
Black Matter Device Hostile Architecture
Horndal Remains (Prosthetic)
MinorsAbject Bodies (Holy Roar)

D is for
Decrescent

Sweet and Salty

We actually kick this show off talking about some upcoming shows, most of which aren’t for a few months.  If we are missing something, please let us know in the comments!  After that, we have a mixed bag of releases this week, in both quality and style.  Feel free to comments on these too….

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Reviews:
Equipoise Demiurgus (The Artisan Era)
Deserted Fear Drowned by Humanity (Century Media)
Dead KiwisSystematic Home Run

 

C is for
Candy

 

 

 

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Some New Shit!

We have some brandy new jams this week, ranging from sweet melodies to chaotic grind and…well, not “everything in between” but there’s a little bit of variation.  We also debut this year’s gimmicky feature, which should be fun!

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Reviews:
SoilworkVerkligheten (Nuclear Blast)
Beaten To Death Agronomicon (Mas Kina)
WristmeetrazorMisery Never Forgets (Prosthetic)

Bandcamp Features:
AtkaUntitled Album 1
Bury Me BreathingIn the End We All Get What We Want EP

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