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No, not really.  That’s a joke.  If this show ever sounds like we are trying to go for “radio friendly” hunt us down and shoot us because we sold out.  Anyway, that bit was a not a complete non-sequiter, as you will hear in one of our five album reviews.  And because that’s not enough, we also have two live reviews for shows your super-awesome hosts went to last week. So get comfy because this might take a little more time….but it’s worth it, I promise.

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Reviews: Austrian Death Machine – Triple Brutal (Artery Recordings); Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo (Century Media); Lesser Key – Lesser Key EP (Sumerian); Pet the Preacher The Cave & The Sunlight (Napalm); Sockweb – Werewolf (Monolithic Records)

Live Reviews: “Halo of Blood over North America Tour” feat. Children of Bodom, Death Angel, Tyr @ Irving Plaza, New York, NY on March 28, 2014; The Ocean, Scale the Summit, The Atlas Moth @ The Studio at Webster Hall, New York, NY on March 29, 2014

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We have a special episode for you this week. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we decided to do a “Love Metal” episode and review the entire catalog of HIM.

No, of course we didn’t do that!  Geez…who do you think we are? Revolver?  Valentine’s Day is the most useless holiday*, so we took a different route.  We did the opposite and reviewed three Black Metal albums and one OSDM album  That’s “Old School Death Metal” for those uninitiated. While doing this, we also analyze why Nick once despised Black Metal by picking the sub-genre apart and looking at what he likes and dislikes.  We also have two new song previews!  Oh, and we hope you did’t get two used to Kyle because he followed through with his threat from last week and is absent for all of this.

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Reviews: Acrimonious – Sunyata; Fen – DustwalkerNecrowretch – Putrid Death SorcerySaille – Ritu 

Preview: Portal – “Orbmorphia”; Sockweb – “Bullies are Mean”

*It’s useless because you and your significant other should be showing your love for each other all year, not just on one day by blowing a bunch of money on a special day because Hallmark and Kay told you to.

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