traditional metal

Spark It Up

We almost took a break from Death Metal this week, but we apparently can’t keep away from it!  Our three main album reviews, however, are devoid of the brutality.  They make up for that in riffs…and stoner vibes.

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Orange GoblinThe Wolf Bites Back (Candlelight)
ASGSurvive Sunrise (Relapse)
​GyreShared Visions

 

Arkansas
All Is At An End

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Tree Fiddy

As we hit another milestone number, we again do nothing about it. So instead of focusing on that, let’s focus on the wide variety of heavy music we have for you this week. You can also choose to focus on the fact that Nick and Brian actually have differing opinions about one of the albums! Imagine that…

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ExmortusThe Sound of Steel (Prosthetic)
Burial in the SkyCreatio et Hominus
​SilenusLife Out of Balance

 

Missouri
Snakehound

 

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You Did it Wrong

So why only two albums reviews? Well, as many of you may expect, we have a lot to say about the new Machine Head album, so we wanted to give enough time to that without running the show too long.  Make sure you stick around for the whole show though..there’s good music there. Oh, and we also discuss the production value of August Burns Red‘s remix/remaster of Messengers. 

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Reviews:
Machine Head Catharsis (Nuclear Blast)
Bind Torture Kill Viscères (Wooaaargh)

Bands Across America
Connecticut: Lyra

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A Last Look to 2017

Since new music (we are actually interested) in will be released soon, this will be the last episode solely dedicated to 2017’s Shit We Missed. If there is anything else we really should go back to, please let us know, and we’ll work it in later.  Also, PA was second state to enter the union, so they are this week’s Bands Across America feature!

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Reviews:
Spirit Adrift Curse of Conception (20 Buck Spin)
Necrot Blood Offerings (Tankcrimes)
Dark Matter Secret Perfect World Creation (The Artisan Era)

Bands Across America
Pennsylvania: Dark Waters End

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Checking Levels

We finally are doing another showcase!  Doesn’t anybody remember those?  Well, either way, we have treat for you this week amongst three more releases and our commentary on Decibel’s Top 40 list that we teased last week.

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Reviews:
Implore – Subjugate (Century Media)
Midnight Sweet Death and Ecstasy (Hell’s Headbangers)
Oblivion – The Path Towards… (Unique Leader)

(Side)Showcase: American Standards

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