technical death metal

Third Time’s a Charm?

We inadvertently chose to review three albums this week that would be our third time reviewing the three bands.  It’s safe to say results varied, but it was great theme we didn’t meant to make. Oh, and you don’t want to miss this show’s Crew Nation donor, a guest with a very special connection to the show.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  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 – Be safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
DevilDriver – Dealing With Demons: Volume 1 (Napalm)
Necrophobic – Dawn of the Damned (Century Media)
Inferi – Of Sunless Realms (The Artisan Era)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Boz Scaggs – Silk Degrees

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Opethian Transitions: Part Deux

Unlike the last episode, this one doesn’t actually have anything to do with Opeth.  However, our transitions of styles from review-to-review are extremely jarring.  Also, I am not in the mood to try to think up a better title.

You may also notice a review that seems out of place.  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 – Be safe. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Unleash the Archers – Abyss (Napalm)
Ingested – Where Only Gods May Tread (Unique Leader)
Cytotoxin Nuklearth (Unique Leader)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Phish The Story of the Ghost (Elektra)

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Choose a Side

We have some really good discussions this week, and a bunch of differing opinions. To the latter, Nick and Brian only completely agree on one of these albums.  So, we want YOU to get in on the conversation in the comments on the site or social media and choose a side!

And remember – Stay inside. Stay healthy.  Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Katatonia – City Burials (Peaceville)
Barishi – Old Smoke (Season of Mist)
Werewolves The Dead are Screaming (Prosthetic)
Umbrae Vitae – Shadow of Life (Deathwish)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nick Doesn’t Care

The title sums up one host’s feelings for 3/4 of these albums.  Can you guess which is the one he really likes? Well, you don’t have to guess…just listen.

And remember – Stay inside. Stay healthy.  Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
The Black Dahlia Murder – Verminous (Metal Blade)
Benighted – Obscene Repressed (Season of Mist)
WVRM Colony Collapse (Prosthetic)
Abysmal Dawn – Phylogenesis (Season of Mist)

 

Sick Music for (Hopefully Not) Sick People

I usually put something funny here, but this time i am going to reiterate something from the top of the episode – A lot of industries are getting hit hard, and it will only get worse before it gets better.  Small/indie bands – particularly Metal bands – are going to have it bad.  A lot of bands we follow make their living on the road, pushing their albums, selling merch, and now have their tours are canceled or postponed. I am sure you have seen many write how financially devastating this is.

S0, if you have been putting off buying a shirt, vinyl, digital download, whatever, NOW is the time to buy (if you are able). Even constantly streaming your favorite bands will help.  It’s going to take the whole community keep these bands afloat.

Stay safe. Stay healthy.  Stay Metal.  Help each other.

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Reviews:
Tombs – Monarchy of Shadows (Season of Mist)
Xenobiotic – Mordrake (Unique Leader)
Beneath The Massacre Fearmonger (Century Media)
SvegahliNightmares of Our Own Design
Hot Graves – Haunted Graves (Redefining Darkness)