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Dabbling in Body Horror

We tried really hard to do an episode themed around bands with body horror names.  However, despite our efforts, we only got 2/3 of the way there. So, instead of amputating the show for the sake of a theme, filling the third slot is a band whose theme is based on a horrific story.  

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And remember – Be responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Pupil Slicer Mirrors (Prosthetic)
Bonecarver Evil (Unique Leader)
Horndal Lake Drinker (Prosthetic)

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Our Customary Start to a New Year

It’s that time of year!  That’s right, the time we dip our toes back into the previous year to check out some albums we missed.  Are there any here that may have changed our Top Albums list? Maybe…listen to find out!

As a reminder, you can still 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:
Haken – Virus (Inside Out)
Eternal Champion – Ravening Iron
Svalbard – When I Die, Will I Get Better (Translation Loss)
Melted Bodies – Enjoy Yourself (Sweatband Records)

We’re Now “The InSideshow Podcast”

Since we’re all essentially quarantined, we thought we’d unofficially name the show for the foreseeable future.  Aren’t we hilarious? Anyway, when you are done listening to us, go stream and/or buy these albums and help keep the scene afloat in these crazy times.

Stay inside. Stay healthy.  Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Code Orange – Underneath (Roadrunner)
Earth Rot – Black Tides of Obscurity (Season of Mist)
Neck of the Woods The Annex of Ire (Pelagic)
ZanBehold the Key (Blackhouse)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019 Shit We Missed

As we usually do with the first episode of the year, we covered some albums we didn’t get to in the previous year.  Since we did some preemptive maintenance late in 2019, we took a different approach to what we chose for the episode. So let us know if there is anything else from 2019 (besides Tool) we should check out!

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Reviews:
East of the Wall – NP-Complete (Translation Loss)
Asthma Castle – Mount Crushmore (Hellmistress)
No One Knows What The Dead Think – No One Knows What The Dead Think (Willowtip)
SleepsculptorEntry: Dispersal

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Yeah, We Did It Too

As we discussed in 2019 closer Episode 405, we made “best of the decade” list too.  After collaborating on the 2010 picks (the podcast hadn’t started yet), we took the top 3 albums from each of our “Best of the Year” lists.  Since we didn’t want to repeat bands, we then together picked the best of the repeat offenders.  Next, we individually ranked the remaining albums before finally compiling them like we do the other “Best of the Year” lists.

Ya follow all that?  Good.

The result is solid, albeit a little odd. Remember, both of our likes, dislikes, preferences, tolerances, etc. have changed a lot over the years.  This list is reflective of the show throughout the years filtered through our current tastes, but maybe not really representative of either host individually, or as we maybe would retroactively rank albums (if we could).  So, while you could argue with us about glaring omissions and the such, don’t bother.  We did it this way to be fair to the recorded history of the show and, well – honestly – we didn’t have the time or willpower to start from scratch.  (That list would have been really weird!)

So, without further ado…

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