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When the Normal One Isn’t

The diversity of heavy music stylings is something we pride ourselves on with this podcast.  But sometimes we even surprise ourselves, like when a more “typical” album becomes the proverbial sore thumb of the week.  It’s not a bad thing in anyway, just something a little different.

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Reviews:
Black Map Trace the Path (eOne)
Barren Womb Old Money/New Lows (Spartan)
Erdve – Vaitojimas (Season of Mist)

 

South Carolina
Grüzer

 

 

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Feel the Power

When something is described as “Extreme Metal”, you probably think of grinding, brutal, violent Metal.  If that is one extreme, though, that means there is another.  That other is likely some form of Power Metal – epic, symphonic, and fantasy-driven. We don’t quite go to the far end of this extreme, but we wander down that path to bring you this week’s album reviews.

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Reviews:
Iced Earth – Incorruptible (Century Media)
Unleash the Archers Apex (Napalm)
Sunburst Fragments of Creation (Inner Wound)

First Impression:
The Erkonauts – “Seven Macaw” single from Indie Recordings

Live Review:
Sevendust 20th Anniversary show w/ He Is Legend, Never Your Zero, and New Theory at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ on June 22, 2017

So Fresh and So…or Maybe Not So Much

The title isn’t suggesting there is a bunch of garbage awaiting you in this episode.  It’s just noting that some of the content, even while good, is not as good as it could be.  It also references one host’s Bandcamp pick for the week.  Listen through and you’ll get it.  Trust me.

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Reviews:
Mutiny WithinOrigins
Carnal Decay You Owe You Pay (Rising Nemesis)
Sunvoid Through the Dazzling Illusion

First Impressions:
He Is Legend – “Sand” from Few out April 28th from Spinefarm

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