CANTO: The Ocean, Insomnium, Acid King, and More


Holy shit a lot happened today.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Best of 2022: Ian’s Honorable Mentions

Best of 2022

What a year.  It’s hard to believe that most of the hubbub and fervor of the last few years is fading into the background (read: not gone, not even a little bit).  I feel like for once I had so much going on outside of sitting at home that I felt like it was a little hard to keep up with everything that came out this year, but nonetheless, there were a ton of albums that captivated me and kept me company, and we’re going to start with the honorable mentions.  You get it by now: these albums are fantastic, but I only have room in my personal tops for nine albums, so don’t feel like I’m shortchanging any of these.  Without further ado, here we go:

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CANTO: Enslaved, Insomnium, The Acacia Strain, and More


I’ve been listening to the new Misþyrming literally all day and… god damn is it delicious.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Suicide Silence, Cabal, Anthrax, and More


Hey! I just locked in a super cool show next week! It’s been awhile…

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Receiving the Evcharist: Primitive Man and Come Heavy or Not at All

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Rarely do we actually find a drink that perfectly pairs with the tunes at hand, but this time I think we’ve managed the perfect pairing, if you can survive to the end of it.  Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy.  This week’s offering: Primitive Man’s Insurmountable and Hubbard’s Cave’s Come Heavy or Not at All.

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