The Horns Up Podcast: Episode 39 (February 13, 2015)

It’s time for Episode 39 of The Horns Up Podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, the guys discuss new albums from Thulcandra, Hæthen and Misthyrming, Dan describes his experience at last week’s Eyehategod show in Brooklyn, Corey laments the winter weather assault that’s been plaguing greater New England–multiple times!

All that and much, much more in Episode 39, so check it out!

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Just the Tip: February 10’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday—time for another edition of Just the Tip! Here are the new releases (and old release) we’ll be discussing on the podcast this week!

February 10, 2015

Hæthen – Shaped By Aeolian Winds (Fallen Empire)

Misþyrming – Söngvar elds og óreiðu (Fallen Empire)

Thulcandra – Ascension Lost (Napalm)

Daemon Pyre – Daemon Pyre (New Justice)



We’ll also have written reviews of these and other new releases here on the site throughout the week, but for now, take a listen and check back later this week for our spoken thoughts in Episode 39!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • Taake – Stridens Hus (Dark Essence)
  • Call of the Void – Ageless (Relapse)
  • Generichrist – Taste of Death (Horror Pain Gore Death)
  • Heaving Earth – Denouncing the Holy Throne (Lavadome)
  • Hate – Crusade Zero (Napalm)

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Album Review: Daemon Pyre – “Daemon Pyre”


I went into this week excited about the abundance of new black metal I had to look forward to. While things started off well enough with Volahn’s Aq’ab’al, the highlight was supposed to be Dodsfall‘s Kaosmakt. But of course, the metal gods gifted me my favorite thing… disappointment, as that album is nowhere to be found—on Spotify, on Bandcamp, you name it. Alas, I was left scrambling for something to listen to while trying to suppress the bitter taste in my mouth. But then, with an RKO out of nowhere, Daemon Pyre showed up on my radar screen with an absolutely relentless self-titled debut album that immediately projects them into the top handful of albums I’ve listened to in this still-new year.

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