Heavy Blog’s Top 25 Albums of 2020 (So Far)

I have spent most of my considerable number of intros in 2020 to talk about how the world is falling apart. No one can blame me; the world is falling apart and we haven’t seen anything yet. We’re in the prelude. But I feel like that’s getting a bit redundant.…

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Editors’ Picks – May 2020

As I am writing to you today, the world burns. Melodramatic, right? But, if we’re being honest, I could open this post with these words every month. Hell, I could open every single post like this because every single day, the world burns. Amidst this burning, there are a lot…

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Release Day Roundup – 5/22/20

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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Caligula’s Horse – Rise Radiant

And so, we are faced once again with the idea of a band’s “career”. I spent my first few years with the blog grappling with this idea; what do we mean when we use it? Do we mean just the chronological order in which albums were released? Surely not; a…

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Playlist Swap – 4/17/20

Even a cursory glance of our biweekly playlist updates will reveal that there is a great deal of variety among our staff’s musical tastes. Due to this, we brainstormed the idea of Playlist Swap, where two of our contributors pick their favorite track from each of the nine albums in their…

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Hey! Listen to Dyssidia!

Dyssidia have been bubbling beneath the surface of the Australian prog scene since 2010. Yet, across their previous three EPs, the Adelaide act never quite managed to combine their many (and often melodramatic) influences into a cohesive whole. With their debut LP, Costly Signals, however, the band have consolidated their…

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