54 – On Strange Hoops

As you can tell, we talk about the new Mithras album.

Obviously, we talk about news. That is the established format of this podcast after all! We talk about the new Painted in Exile album (finally!), The Corelia kickstarter, the new Avenged Sevenfold album (that came out of nowhere), the new Korn album (yep), the Scale the Summit “breakup”, the Allegaeon Patreaon, Frontierer’s first live show and Arkona’s new old song. We also reflect back on things, like Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory turning 16 and our discussion on Slice the Cake from last week. We also mention a few other things, like a Guitar Hero chart of A Sense of Gravity’s Echo Chasers, and some shitty flute covers, including this excellent one of Dragonforce’s masterpiece. Then, our underrated album, which is Rishloo’s Living As Ghosts With Buildings As Teeth. Also, our cool people section covers some important topics! I promise!

52 – Wow, It’s Been A Year

We’re a year old now! So, we just do news like regular, then some opinion time. Also, bullshit philosophy time is back! Topics: Anthony Fantano on Meshugggah, Vader, Entombed, Red Fang, Car Bomb, Issues, Trivium, In Flames, Thrawsunblat, Ophidius, Avenged Sevenfold. This Metalsucks article on punk and comedy, then this thing about a certain luthier who is too good for pop music. Underrated album of the week: VOLA – Inamazes. Then we talk about why we got rid of review scores here at the blog. Enjoy!

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