What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 5/22/20

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…

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Hey! Listen to Mindforce!

When asked to name classic heavy metal bands, the ones that come to mind are Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Cirith Ungol, Mercyful Fate and Mindforce right? Wait, Mindforce the hardcore band? Ok, maybe not in the true sense when mentioning heavy metal but these gentlemen from New York sure go back to roots on their most recent EP Swingin’ Swords, Choppin’ Lords on Triple B Records that was released in February of this year. From the first few notes, you will be doing double takes to make sure you are listening to the right band.  Swingin Swords, Choppin Lords by…

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Hey! Listen to Cory Wong!

A few weeks ago, I just got done with the hardest stretch of work I’ve ever had. I was working 12- and 14-hour days for nearly two months. I was completely exhausted and totally burned out. It affected my life so badly that engaging in any kind of activity other than staring at walls was a burden. But when that stretch was done and I got my brain back together, I thought I needed some new tunes. I opened my music streaming service and started swiping through my list of bands I’ve been meaning to catch up with and thought…

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