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Technical, Groovy, and Grimy

We went extra heavy this week.  Why the extra br00tal?  No particular reason – these are just the albums that fit in the timeline and our general interests.  Like usual, results varied a bit, but you’ll have to listen to find out why.

We also have TWO guests for our Crew Nation donor pick.  What is that, you ask?  Well, 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 responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Abiotic – Ikigai (The Artisan Era)
Revulsion – Revulsion (Transcending Obscurity)
Swampbeast – Seven Evils Spawned of Seven Heads (Translation Loss)

Crew Nation Donation Feature:
Fair to Midland – Arrows and Anchors

Our Customary Start to a New Year

It’s that time of year!  That’s right, the time we dip our toes back into the previous year to check out some albums we missed.  Are there any here that may have changed our Top Albums list? Maybe…listen to find out!

As a reminder, you can still 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 responsible. Stay healthy. Stay Metal.

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Reviews:
Haken – Virus (Inside Out)
Eternal Champion – Ravening Iron
Svalbard – When I Die, Will I Get Better (Translation Loss)
Melted Bodies – Enjoy Yourself (Sweatband Records)

Stages of Evolution

The only constant is change.  We have seen bands change from almost unnoticeable amounts to seismic sonic shifts. As the catalogs for the three bands below grow, we take a look at how they have evolved..and whether or not we like the change.

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

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Reviews:
August Burns Red – Guardians (Fearless)
Testament – Titans of Creation (Nuclear Blast)
Wake Devouring Ruin (Translation Loss)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019 Shit We Missed

As we usually do with the first episode of the year, we covered some albums we didn’t get to in the previous year.  Since we did some preemptive maintenance late in 2019, we took a different approach to what we chose for the episode. So let us know if there is anything else from 2019 (besides Tool) we should check out!

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Reviews:
East of the Wall – NP-Complete (Translation Loss)
Asthma Castle – Mount Crushmore (Hellmistress)
No One Knows What The Dead Think – No One Knows What The Dead Think (Willowtip)
SleepsculptorEntry: Dispersal

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Answering the Call

What happens when Slam goes beyond Slam?  When Crust/Grind/Metallic Hardcore steps aside the style a little?  Or when Black Metal overpowers everything else?  We have those answers and more in this episode!

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Reviews:
Ingested– Call of the Void (Unique Leader)
Call of the Void Buried in Light (Translation Loss)
This Gift is a CurseA Throne of Ash (Season of Mist)

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