Voivod live at the Royale, 4.3.2019

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Band: Voivod

Photographer: Corey Butterworth

Location: Royale, Boston, Massachusetts

Date: April 3, 2019

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CANTO: Cattle Decapitation, Weedeater, Batushka, and More

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A little late today, but a lot of stuff happened that I felt like sharing. Aka easy content.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Swallow the Sun, Coheed & Cambria, Dave Grohl, and More

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Tuesday has no feel.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

Omnium Gatherum Live at the Palladium, 10.13.2018

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Band: Omnium Gatherum

Photographer: Corey Butterworth

Location: Palladium, Worcester, MA

Date: October 13, 2018

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Initial Descent: September 9 – 15, 2018

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What album grabbed you last week? And I mean, really grabbed hold and wouldn’t let go? One, several, all? Well, just as you thought it was safe to keep listening to that or those, here we have a whole new list of metal to sink your teeth into. It’s what we do, you’re welcome. Enough small talk, there’s much to get to. What, you ask? Keep reading…

If you ride with #ArchgoatArmy – and you should – you’re in for a treat since they’re back with The Luciferian Crown which turns over more of their hypnotic groove but never lays off the twisted black / death we’ve come to know and love. Deicide’s Satan loving might be a tad blasé but with Overtures of Blasphemy they prove that after nearly thirty years they can still make some damn good death metal. Switching gears a bit with black metal and violins (yes, you read that right) is Alma from Windfaerer and on this, their third full length, the folk aspect and black metal are a perfect marriage. One more switch up before I officially unleash you on the rest of the list: Mankind Woman from Brant Bjork is some damn sweet desert rock that recalls the early days of the genre he helped to build but combines all his talents under one roof and the album is phenomenal because of it.

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