CANTO: The Ocean, Wolfheart, Omega Infinity, and More


FINALLY some news I was seriously anticipating…

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Rainbows in the Dark: Russkaja — “Turbo Polka Party”

If I look back on it, maybe even without realizing it, two people that have had a profound impact on who I am as a person would be my grandma and Weird Al Yankovic.  The one and only thing that unites them is their love of polka, and I remember showing my grandma Weird Al, thinking she would be blown away; she aggressively didn’t get it, and it’s hard to separate the music from the parody, but when you do, you find that the punky polka is the best part of Weird Al’s discography.  On Turbo Polka Party, Russkaja embrace the fusion of bouncy polka bops and ska-punk for the final time in their eighteen year career.

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CANTO: Trivium, Naut, Vomit Forth, and More


My dog has been stoned all day, which has been moderately amusing.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Majesties, Rotten Sound, Deathstars, and More


Major box checked today on the to-do list, which means it’s time to buy some stuff I don’t need.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Ihsahn, Katatonia, Heathen, and More


I feel like I got hit by a bus and my favorite Red Wings blog might be shutting down. Terrible day, and fuck Vox Media.

  • We got Ihsahn updates to share this Friday. The Fascination Street Sessions EP will be out on March 24 through Candlelight Records. Check out “Contorted Monuments” here.
  • Heathen and Arrival of Autumn are touring North America in March, starting on the 9th in Providence and wrapping up on the 26th in Philly. Here’s the full schedule.
  • Horizon Ignited released a new single titled “Carry Me”, which was previously only included on the vinyl version of Towards The Dying Lands. Give that a listen here.
  • I’m currently listening to Sky Void of Stars on vinyl as we speak, so it makes sense to celebrate the release date of Katatonia’s latest with the video for “Opaline”. Give it a watch below. As I mentioned, that album is out now through Napalm Records.

I’m sure there’s a lot more going, but I’m spent. Catch ya next week.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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