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Tales from Bandcamp: Far Above the Pines by Dust Sculptures

It always soothes my soul when I come across a chunk of proggy, shoegaze-y post-metal that has a truly original sound to it.  For as much as I like the genre, I have to admit lots of themes do tend to get rehashed and repeated.  201 more words


Pale Communion Deluxe Box Set

Opeth are back with the follow up to “Heritage” – “Pale Communion” will be available on the 25th August and is available in a variety of formats! 
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Retro Round Table Review: Imaginations from the Other Side by Blind Guardian

Album Review: Blind Guardian – Imaginations From The Other Side

Label: Virgin

Release Date: April 5th, 1995

Songs: 12

Length: 1 hour 8 minutes

Genre: 854 more words


Tales From Bandcamp: Gastronomicon by Slugdge

A concept band that plays proggy sludge metal about slugs.  How novel.  And like most novel things, I’m all about checking stuff like that out.  What else I’m all about, when a record/band with a novel concept turns out to be freaking great and flat-out kicks some metal ass.  137 more words


Round Table Review: The Flesh Prevails by Fallujah

Album Review: Fallujah – The Flesh Prevails

Label: Unique Leader Records

Release Date: July 22nd, 2014

Songs: 9

Length: 41:32

Genre: Progressive Death Metal

Studio Albums: … 519 more words


Weird of the Day: Empalot, "Jeannot"

France continues to be an unexpected wellspring of weird music, especially of the experimental metal variety. Today’s weirdness comes to us from a French reader named Arthur who sent us a long list of bands, including several we’d never heard before, like Empalot, a short-lived side project of French groove metal master Gojira. 74 more words


Destrage's Are You Kidding Me? No. Reviewed

This album missed my radar, but a reader pointed me to it. It is maybe the most reviewed album I’ve reviewed all year.

Let’s take the first track, because it already contains so many elements that I’m not even sure how to classify it. 612 more words