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Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em

So, in case you haven’t noticed, we themed this episode!  Enjoy it, because it probably isn’t gonna happen again for quite a while.

You may also notice a review that, well, doesn’t fit.  Why did we do it? Go to THIS PAGE to find out how you can help this podcast contribute to Crew Nation and make us review whatever you want.

And remember – Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Valkyrie – Fear (Relapse)
Earthdiver – Lord of the Cosmos
Custom Black Saxon Lady

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Parlophone)

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Evolving Backwards

Sometimes a band can evolve by taking influences of what came before and more strongly embracing those influences.  A band can even just use an “old” sound and modernize it ever so slightly.  But sometimes, a band looks back to an era of music they really shouldn’t and progression becomes more like regression. In this episode, all the bands reach back into different area’s of Metal’s past…for better or worse…

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Reviews:
Whitechapel Mark of the Blade (Metal Blade)
Spellcaster Night Hides the World (Prosthetic)
Earth Ship – Hollowed (Napalm)

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Out of Shape Shirtless Guppy

We are now back to our regularly scheduled programming.  So, that means you stuck with just Nick and Brian, but you get three new album reviews and a whole slew of live reviews since Nick was busy this last week.

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Reviews:
Filter Crazy Eyes (Wind Up)
Mantar – Ode to the Flame (Nuclear Blast)
Primitive Weapons – The Future of Death (Party Smasher Inc.)

Live Reviews:
The Sword, Royal Thunder at Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton, MA on April 15, 2016
KvelertakTorcheWild Throne at Middle East (downstairs in Cambridge, MA on April 17, 2016

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