For those who missed our last installment, We post bi-weekly updates covering what the staff at Heavy Blog have been spinning. Given the amount of time we spend on the site telling you about music that doesn’t fall neatly into the confines of conventional “metal,” it should come as no surprise that many of us on staff have pretty eclectic tastes that range far outside of metal and heavy things. We can’t post about all of them at length here, but we can at least let you know what we’re actually listening to. Also, consider these posts open threads to share your own recent playlists and talk about pretty much anything music-related. We love hearing all of your thoughts on this stuff and love being able to nerd out along with all of you.

Scott Murphy

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – Shaman!
Atramentus – Stygian
Havukruunu – Uinuos Syömein Sota
inthebackground – The Dash Between Years
Jaga Jazzist – Pyramid
Krallice – Mass Cathexis
Mesarthim – The Degenerate Era
Narrow Head – 12th House Rock
Primitive Man – Immersion

Eden Kupermintz

Unleash the Archers – Abyss
Snooze – Familiaris
Jacob Collier – Djesse Vol.3
Botanist – Ecosystem
ZETA – Zeta
Black Mountain – Wilderness Heart
King Witch – Body of Light
Horizon’s End – Skeleton Keys
inthebackground – The Dash Between Years

Jordan Jerabek

Atramentus – Stygian
Dungeon Weed – Mind Palace of the Mushroom God
Necrot – Mortal
Power Trip – Manifest Decimation
Power Trip – Nightmare Logic
sleepmakeswaves – these are not your dreams
Turtle Skull – Monoliths
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
Colter Wall – Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs

Jon Adams

Bright Eyes – Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was
Skullcrusher – S/T
Incantation – Sect of Vile Divinities
Primitive Man – Immersion
Atramentus – Stygian
Havukruunu – Uinuos Syömein Sota
Blood Incantation – Interdimensional Extinction
Napalm Death – Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism
Cirith Ungol – Forever Black

Josh Bulleid

Lady Gaga – Born this Way
Lady Gaga – Artpop
In Malice’s Wake – The Blindness of Faith
Incantation – Sect of Vile Divinities
Dark Tranquillity – Fiction
Marilyn Manson – Holy Wood
Queens of the Stone Age – Songs for the Deaf
Bon Jovi – New Jersey
Vanishing Point – Dead Elysium

Pete Williams

Napalm Death – Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism
Entropy – Liminal
Drouth – Excerpts from a Dread Liturgy
Orville Peck – Show Pony
Crust – …and a Dirge Becomes an Anthem
Six Leaves Left – Deleted File Recovery
Robby Krieger – The Ritual Begins at Sundown
High Spirits – Hard to Stop
Taylor Swift – folklore

Calder Dougherty

Cytotoxin – Nuklearth
Terminal Nation – Holocene Extinction
Glass Animals – Dreamland
Emmure – Hindsight
Incantation – Sect of Vile Divinities
ZOMBIESHARK! – I Will Destroy You, Myself, and Everything I’ve Ever Loved.
Mortality Rate – Sleep Deprivation
Crow Killer – Enslaved to One
Power Trip – Nightmare Logic

Joe Astill

Liv.e – Couldn’t Wait to Tell You…
Run The Jewels – RTJ4
Terminal Nation – Holocene Extinction
Fall Of Messiah – Senicarne
Haken – Virus
Chaver – A Cellar Door
Jesus Piece – Only Self
A.A. Williams – Forever Blue
Jockstrap – Wicked City

Simon Handmaker

Power Trip – Nightmare Logic
Good Tiger – Raised In A Doomsday Cult
Symphony X – V: The New Mythology Suite
Power Trip – Opening Fire: 2008-2014
Yes – Fragile
Iron Age – The Sleeping Eye
Power Trip – Manifest Decimation
Elder – Elder
Manilla Road – Crystal Logic

Trent Bos

Inthebackground – The Dash Between Years
Spaceships – Pillars
Every Time I Die – Low Teens
Bbymutha – Muthaland
Sevdaliza – Shabrang
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
Babirusa – Humanoid
Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside
Stay Inside – Viewing

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