Weekend Recap: 2/22/2015 – 2/28/2015

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Happy Sunday, everyone. As we approach the end of yet another week (and depressingly, the weekend), it’s probably a good time to go back and look at some of the highlights from this past week… and some things you may have missed altogether. So, with no further introduction necessary, let’s see what the last week in February brought us:

There you have it. All good things that are worth checking out if you haven’t already done so. I’m basically saying… get your shit together.

Anyway, that rounds off another week here at Horns Up. As always, another week of nonsense lies ahead.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.

Album Review: Keep of Kalessin – Epistemology


Melodic Black Metal.  How many ways can you do that without turning into shoegaze, which—unless you’re one of very few bands (e.g. Katatonia)—is just indie rock?  Honestly, not very many ways. On their new album Epistemology, Norway’s Keep of Kalessin isn’t attempting to break that mold, but they are doing something that can, at times, be enjoyable.

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Just the Tip: February 24’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 24, 2015

Torche – Restarter (Relapse)

Pelican – The Cliff (Southern Lord)

Carach Angren – This is No Fairytale (Season of Mist)

Sarpanitum – Blessed Be My Brothers… (Willowtip)

[full review]

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 41!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • Crypt Sermon – Out of the Garden (Dark Descent) [full review]
  • Goat Semen – Ego Svm Satana (Hells Headbangers)
  • Ensiferum – One Man Army (Metal Blade)
  • Keep of Kalessin – Epistemology (Indie Recordings)
  • Ahamkara – The Embers of the Stars (Bindrune)

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.