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When it’s a slow week for major releases, we tend to branch out and try new bands, some of which come from the small labels who send us promo.  Like with all experiments, you don’t really know how it’s going to turn out until it’s over. Sometimes we find some truly awesome gems!  And sometimes…well, we find steaming piles dog poo.  So how did this week’s experiments turn out?  Get listening and you’ll find out.

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Reviews: Chevelle – La Gargola (Epic); Khroma – Collapse (Inverse); Neptune – Prelude to Nothing (Earthquake Terror Noise); Pyrrhon Mother of Virtues (Relapse); So Hideous – Last Poem/First Light (Prosthetic)
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…or is the Super Hog Day?  Whatever…today has something to do with a rodent and also SPORTS! Here at the ‘cast, however, none of that really matters since we’re just gonna talk about (and play) heavy music. In addition to our four album reviews this week, we also do a couple of First Impressions!  Been a while, hasn’t it?  Those surround a little chat about our feelings of At The Gate’s announcement of a new album and Tompa’s subsequent interview with Decibel.

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Reviews: Descend – Wither (Inverse); Of Mice and Men – Restoring Force (Rise); Periphery – Clear (Sumerian); Stuntman– Incorporate the Excess (Solar Flare)

First Impressions: The Haunted – “Eye of the Storm”; He Is Legend“Something Witchy”

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