CURSED IMAGERY: The Week in Album Art (June 28, 2019)

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Four weeks in a row? Holy shit, guys. It looks like I can haz consistency after all! Well, don’t get hopes up too high because this week’s post is going to be a relatively light one. I’m not getting lazy on you; rather, questionable album art is getting lazy on me. It felt like a solid 85 percent of the releases on this week’s list actually have pretty solid covers. Including the ones featured in this post! (I’ll be straight with you, I’m kinda grasping at straws even for those.)

But, dammit, the #content beast must be fed, so feed it I will. You can peep this week’s selections after the jump!

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Keeper of the Flame: Frank’s List of the Best Power Metal of 2017

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Well, 2017 is at an end. You know what that means, don’t ya?


I’m gonna keep this intro short and sweet because this is all about the tunes. Since Nine Circles is the mecca of extreme music discussion, I’m going to change things up a bit. My list is strictly Power Metal. As the resident Power Metal guru I want to highlight 20 great albums from this awesome, yet misunderstood sub-genre. If you’re okay with Power Metal, cool! If not…LEAVE THE HALL!!! I now present to you my 20 favorite Power Metal albums of 2017.   Continue reading