progressive death metal

And Death Followed

Seems fitting that the episode we recorded the week of Halloween was packed with some savage Death Metal.  We’ll pretend we meant to do that…

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Gorod Aethra (Overpowered)
Bloodbath The Arrow of Satan is Drawn (Peaceville)
CryptopsyThe Book of Suffering – Tome II

 

Wyoming
Casket Huffer

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On an Upswing

Brian didn’t give 3s across the board this week!  So, one of these bands did something right.  Well, two did, because our Bands Across America pick is pretty awesome…

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Beyond Creation Algorythm (Season of Mist)
Racetraitor 2042 (Good Fight)
MyceliaApex (Eclipse)

 

Washington
Pound

 

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Hit or Miss

We inadvertently picked a set of dense albums to review this week, so collectively, listening to them all repeatedly was a bit daunting.  But, like always, we did it and we have thoughts to share about them! That is why you came here, right?

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Behemoth I Loved You at Your Darkest (Metal Blade)
Horrendous Idol (Season of Mist)
Irreversible MechanismImmersion (Blood Music)

 

South Dakota
The Washout

 

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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)

 

Oregon
Idle Hands

 

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Get Up On This Death Trip

Fun facts: Though Skeletonwitch and The Agony Scene may seem to be generations apart, Skeletonwitch actually released their first full-length a little over a year after The Agony Scene did! Aaaaaand Skeletonwitch released Beyond the Permafrost (2nd album) only three weeks before TAS released Get Damned (3rd album).

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Skeletonwitch – Devouring Radiant Light (Prosthetic)
The Agony Scene – Tormenter (Outerloop)
Depths of Hatred Bloodguilt (Prosthetic)

 

Wisconsin
Pangaea

 

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