Tech Death Rapidfire – Sutrah & Svengahli

There are a few things I’m excited to accomplish with this post, beyond highlighting yet another couple of excellent death metal releases. First, from a practical standpoint, this is an efficient means of covering two short EPs that are still absolutely worth your time. It’s the same reason I created…

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Hey! Listen to Stoned God!

This year is already shaping up to be a monumental year for heavy music. It seems like there’s been more great releases in these first couple of months than the entire first half of 2019 combined. Moreover, even with all the outstanding big-name resales, it’s largely been the smaller, up…

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183 – The Golden Age of Thall

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! thall

thall, but we also talk about thall. Then we have thall and thall. This joke sucks. Music from Unlucky Morpheus, Reasoning Reflections, Liturgy, Blood Incantation, Vildhjarta. Zeal & Ardor live, every Gojira pick scrape ever. Then, cool people time with Star Wars colon Jedi colon Fallen Order. Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan, endgame stuff from The Division 2, and the big one – a Death Straning blowout. Enjoy.

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Cattle Decapitation – Death Atlas

Cattle Decapitation’s transformation from novelty goregrind act into one of the premier progressive/technical death metal bands of the modern era has been one of the most surprising and rewarding events in modern extreme metal. Now (at least) three records into a career-defining hot streak that’s rivaled by few if any…

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The Anatomy Of – Eternal Storm

Eternal Storm caught me by surprise and consequently murdered our faces with their absolutely fantastic debut record Come the Tide. A melodeath opus that puts them squarely in the elite camp populated by the likes of Insomnium, Dark Tranquility, and Be’lakor, Come the Tide will populate many a year-end list,…

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