Release Day Roundup – 8/7/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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Hey! Listen to Vamacara!

The idea of the “left hand path” has seen much interest and usage from the metal community. Part of this is because of its association with Satan but, more deeply, it appeals to metal because metal is married to the idea of deviation, of heterodoxy, of being “other”. Whether it…

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Release Day Roundup – 7/31/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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Doomsday – July 2020

A warm and friendly greeting to you all, you Heaviest of Bloggers! I thought I’d mix up my greeting this month a little more than I have been recently. There’s more need for some friendly mental health check-ins from us all as we continue down the horrible bullshit-lined road that…

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Hey! Listen to Synthvvitch!

I’ll be honest with you: post black metal hasn’t really been doing it for me lately. It might be that the genres which the sub-genre draws from to modify black metal, namely shoegaze and emo, aren’t really my cup of tea to begin with or the unbelievable hype that has…

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Hey! Listen to Let Us Prey!

Boston’s Let Us Prey are a band who sound a lot like everyone else, without really sounding like anyone else. Ok, fine, they sound a lot like Nevermore, but also if they sounded more like Iced Earth, or later Strapping Young Lad/mid-period Devin Townsend Band, or even Dream Theater sometimes.…

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Unmetal Monday // 7/27/2020

There’s a lot happening in the music world, and we here at Heavy Blog try our very best to keep up with it! Like the vast majority of heavy music fans, our tastes are incredibly vast, with our 3X3s in each Playlist Update typically covering numerous genres and sometimes a…

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Release Day Roundup – 7/24/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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