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TEMPLE OF VOID THINKIN’ CLEANS

Almost a month has passed since my last TEMPLE OF VOID post, and I still cannot stop thinking about the cleans on their upcoming album, Summoning The Slayer. I can’t wait until June 3 so this is an SOS to … Continue reading

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ULTHA ‘ALL THAT HAS NEVER BEEN TRUE’ AOTM APRIL 2022

My favorite April release is ULTHA All That Has Never Been True. They are one of my “all-time” bands doing top tier black metal, and I don’t see any 2022 album knocking it from my AOTY so I’ll just call … Continue reading

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SHUT UP PETE TOWNSHEND

Pete Townshend “Let My Love Open The Door” (1980) will not stop playing in my head. Send help now.

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TEMPLE OF VOID “CLEANS CAMEO”

TEMPLE OF VOID have dropped a “Cleans Cameo” on their last two albums. What kind of cleans will we get on their upcoming full length, Summoning The Slayer? Champ or chump? Dud or delight? Only time will tell.

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KONTUSION AOTM MARCH 2022

This debut death metal EP feat. members of Iron Reagan and Repulsion hit me immediately. Its got filth that MOVES YOU, and the synths are a nice touch too! The first track’s breakdown absolutely GOES. Listen right now at Bandcamp!

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GREATEST KEY CHANGE OF ALL TIME

NOW THIS: Area Man Attempts Harmonies On Greatest Key Change Of All Time, Earth Wind & Fire “After The Love Has Gone” (1979) I love key changes in pop music, especially when it’s an over-the-top “Truck Driver Gear Change” (TDGC) … Continue reading

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LUNAR BLOOD “TWILIGHT INSURGENCY” AOTM FEB 2022

Lunar Blood knocked some sense into the new year with their deathgrind debut that packs thick riffs and feel good breakdowns. I’m also way into these Trap Them guitar antics. Listen right now at Bandcamp!

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PHILADELPHIA!

After 20 years in Madison WI, I now live in Philadelphia! It’s only been a week, but I love it so far. More videos to come as I’ve got plenty of reasons to dance.

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SPECTRAL VOICE DANCE VIDEO

January is a great month to catch up on the prior year’s releases or spending quality time with your favorites. SPECTRAL VOICE “Eroded Corridors Of Unbeing” (2017) is my absolute #1 death doom album. I love everything about it: the … Continue reading

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THE BEST BUTTHOLE ALBUM ART AWARDS OF 2021

Welcome to the Butthole Album Art Awards! (BHAAAs) Here are the 50 albums that best make up the hole of 2021! Click on the artwork for Bandcamp link. This #1 BH be moving if you stare long enough. Congrats to … Continue reading

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