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Beginning the End of this Clusterf#%k of a Year

We’re almost there, folks!  We know the world is not going to magically change come January 1st, but it will still be nice to have this dumpster fire behind us. So to start the festivities, as usual, we have our auxiliary lists like Best Artwork, Most Improved, Worst Albums, and more.  Feel free to share your picks in the comments!

Happy Holidays everybody!  And remember – Be responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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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)

It’s Christmas!  Let’s Argue!

Well, your hosts don’t argue much here, but we welcome you to argue with us!  This week we share a few lists that are not our albums fo the year, including lists like Best Artwork (which you can see below), Most Disappointing, and Worst Albums.  Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.

We hope you have wonderful holiday with your friends and family!

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From the Other Side

This week’s episode is structured very much the same way as usual, and we are checking out all repeat offenders.  However, we do spice things up a bit with a special guest reviewer! (No, not Mike.) I’m not going to tell you who it is right here, so start listening and find out.

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Reviews:
Pallbearer – Heartless (Profound Lore)
Warbringer Woe to the Vanquished (Napalm)
Saille Gnosis (Code666)

First Impressions:
Tombs – “Cold” from The Grand Annihilation out June 16th from Metal Blade

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