traditional metal

Musical Reuben 

We have reviewed all of these bands before on this show…a few times each, actually.  Despite that, two of the albums reviewed this week took us by surprise, for different reasons.  The third was good, but we also expected it to be good. So get listening to see how that all shakes out.

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Soulfly Ritual (Nuclear Blast)
Castle Deal Thy Fate (Ripple)
ShiningAnimal (Spinefarm)

 

Idaho
Krystos

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Off to a Good Start

What we have for you this time around are three debut full-length albums that, at the very least, show a lot of potential from another wave of bands across a variety of styles. Are any of them mind-blowing levels of awesome? Well, the answer is the reason for this here podcast…

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LeechedYou Took the Sun When You Left (Prosthetic)
HauntBurst Into Flame (Shadow Kingdom)
AethereusAbsentia (Artisan Era)

 

Oregon
Idle Hands

 

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An Ice Planet Would Feel Nice Right Now

It is hot as Hell where your hosts reside, and it’s not gonna let up too much this week.  So we suggest sitting int he AC, listening to this podcast, then listening to all the albums we talk about…well, the ones we rate well.  Oh, and drink cold beer (and water).

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Khemmis – Desolation (20 Buck Spin)
Hatchet – Dying to Exist (Combat)
Hoth – Astral Necromancy (Epicurus Records)

 

Michigan
Sunlight’s Bane

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