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Not In On the Joke

One album rips and grooves.  One album will pummel you to a pulp.  One album will make your ears bleed for all the wrong reasons.  Which album is which?

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MantarThe Modern Art of Setting Ablaze (Nuclear Blast)
WilsonTasty Nasty (Century Media)
Jesus PieceOnly Self (Southern Lord)

 

West Virginia
False Accusations

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I Don’t Think We’re There Anymore

On a stormy sea of moving emotion, tossed about, I’m like a ship on the ocean. I set a course for winds of fortune, but I hear the voices say…

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Black TuskT.C.B.T. (Season of Mist)
UadaCult of a Dying Sun (Eisenwald)
Cast the Stone – Empyrean Atrophy (Agonia)

Bonus Track:
The Nietzsche – “Shake Your Spear

 

Kansas
Existem

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Just Different Enough

Don’t you just love when an album is immediate?  When it is familiar, yet still fresh?  When it plays on some of your favorite things without sounding exactly like something you have heard before?  If you answered “no” to any of these questions, just come back for 313.

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Reviews:
Comeback KidOutsider (Nuclear Blast)
DyscarnateWith All Their Might (Unique Leader)
EndThe Unforgiving Arms of God (Good Fight)

First Impression:
Vespera – “Obsidian Dreams” single

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Happy Belated

Nick finished another trip around the sun on the day this show should have gone up.  So, when you are leaving comments (as you should be doing) be sure to wish the son of a bitch the best in his next year of life.

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Reviews:
Darkest Hour – Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora (Southern Lord)
Evocation The Shadow Archetype  (Metal Blade)
Mycelia Dawn

First Impressions:
Incendiary – “The Product is You” from Thousand Mile Stare out May 5th from Closed Casket Activities

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Agree to Disagree

The show is in rare form this week.  Your normally agreeable hosts did not give any of this week’s albums the same rating.  Did we greatly disagree on any of them?  Did we fight over these albums?  Well, all of your questions will be answered once you listen to the episode.

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Reviews:
Kvelertak Nattesferd (Roadrunner)
Hatebreed The Concrete Confessional (Nuclear Blast)
Grand Magus – Sword Songs (Nuclear Blast)
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