Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from over the weekend:
As per usual, a whole bunch of bands dropped new albums on Friday, including Extremity, Valborg and others. Check out Josh’s recap for the full list.
Iced Earth revealed the cover art for their upcoming album, Incorruptible, which drops June 16 on Century Media. Am I the only one that looked at this and thought of Theon vs. Ramsay on Game of Thrones?
The guys pay tribute to late drummers Nick Menza and Adrian Guerra, then round up a whole mess of new album and studio announcements. Plus, new releases from Katatonia and Gorguts, and Dan unofficially retires from coming up with “hells” each week. Say what?!
All that and much, much more in Episode 43, so check it out!
Let’s give it up for The Lad! Obviously, you are all aware of how much we talk about Devin Townsend on this blog. He’s one of our favorites out there, so we tend to cover him on a regular basis. That said, what we don’t revisit nearly enough is the Devin Townsend- fronted Strapping Young Lad. I am fully aware that this project came to an end almost a full decade ago, but even today it’s still a project worth revisiting from time to time. And that’s basically all it took to bring us here. So let’s take a look at some of my personal favorites from SYL. Continue reading →