CANTO: Tribulation, Pallbearer, 1476, Soulfly, and More

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Isn’t it fun when I skip these things for like a month straight?

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Pallbearer, Tomb Mold, Solitary, and More

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Two days in a row.

  • Biggest news of the day (for me at least), Tomb Mold have announced a new album titled Manor Of Infinite Forms, which will be out June 8th. Preorders are available here. Go do that.
  • While the NBA may not be my favorite thing, this guy very well might be.
  • Hey! Pallbearer dropped a new song today! It’s called “Dropout”. I’m not upset about it.
  • Here’s a music video for Solitary‘s “Wait”. Thrashy goodness to round out your Thursday.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Devin Townsend, Obituary, Heavy Scotland, and More!

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1/31/2018. Last day of January. That might mean something to someone.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

Best of 2017: Vincent’s List

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Welcome back to part two of my best of 2017 series.  Last time I talked about my favorite shorter releases from the past year in an effort to shine light on some things that might have otherwise not gotten the respect they deserved.  Now comes the meat of the series: my favorite full-length albums.  Figuring out this list was a pretty exhausting process, not only because I listened to significantly more full-lengths than I did shorter releases this year, but because I wanted to make an effort to challenge myself when it came to thinking about what really stuck with me.  In 2016, my criteria for what I chose to include on my year-end list was more simplistic, and no disrespect is meant to anyone who writes 50 or 100 album lists of everything they thought was cool, but for this year, I wanted to really think about whether or not an album had a genuine impact on me versus just listening to it and thinking it was good.  As such, I ended up with a slightly shorter list this time around, and some albums and artists I liked did not end up making it on here, but I feel like this list is the most real representation of my “favorites” than ever.  Without further ado… Continue reading