The Horns Up Podcast: Episode 44 (March 21, 2015)

It’s time for Episode 44 of The Horns Up Podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, the guys say “fuck it” and do it LIVE! From New York City. Corey’s in town for Enslaved / YOB (keep an eye out for that in our next episode) but before they give that a spin, here are some less coherent ramblings. New album chats on Moonspell, Devathorn and Dødheimsgard, a discussion of Megadeth’s still-not-yet-confirmed new lineup, and an all-out failure to press the Inception button. What’s that mean? You’ll have to listen!

All that and much, much more in Episode 44, so check it out!

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Album Review: Moonspell – “Extinct”

Moonspell Extinct

Good news, Moonspell fans: if you liked the band’s last few albums—2012’s Alpha Noir and its predecessor, 2008’s Night Eternal—their new set, Extinct, will probably be right up your alley. Now 11 albums and more than two decades into their career, the band’s settled comfortably into a sonic blend of gothic metal and melodeath. (Not to mention a penchant for album covers with gruesome images across grey backgrounds.) Does that sound always work? No. Does the album have its moments? Yes, and they’re often quite good—certainly enough to make Extinct an album worth your time, even in spite of its flaws.

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Just the Tip: March 17’s New Releases in Brief

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

March 17, 2015

Moonspell – Extinct (Napalm)

Moonspell Extinct


Devathorn – Vritra (World Terror Committee)

Devathorn Vritra

Dødheimsgard – A Umbra Omega (Peaceville)

Dodheimsgard A Umbra Omega


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 44!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • Pyramids – A Northern Meadow (Profound Lore)
  • The Order of Apollyon – The Sword and the Dagger (Listenable)
  • Ranger – Where Evil Dwells (Spinefarm)
  • Norse – Pest (Transcending Obscurity)
  • Drakkar – Run With the Wolf (My Kingdom)

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Quickies: It’s Our 500th Post… I think! New Stuff from Enslaved, Lindemann, and Faith No More.

I was told that this is going to be our 500th post. I could easily take a look at hour history to verify, but I would much rather do nothing and assume those words are true. So, that in mind, go us! Happy fucking Monday, ya assholes!

I enjoy it. Sol Invictus will be out May 19th.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

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Quickies: Fun stuff from Soilwork, Periphery, and a cool new track from Moonspell

Anybody feel like it’s going to be one of those weeks? It’s cool though, we’ll keep you busy with plenty of new music reviews to make it somewhat tolerable.

Not the busiest of days. Neither was yesterday. Dammit.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

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