The Horns Up Podcast: Episode 35 (January 16, 2015)

It’s time for Episode 35 of The Horns Up Podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, the guys discuss new albums from Sylosis and The Crown (plus a new-old album from Metallica!) and share their thoughts on mosh pits, plus Corey recaps last week’s Dark Tranquillity / Insomnium show at the Worcester Palladium.

All that and much, much more in this week’s episode, so check it out!

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Quickies: Potentially good news from Wintersun and Tool? More importantly, ‘St. Anger’ got a face-lift.

I have nothing interesting to say. It’s a Tuesday. Who honestly gives a shit about Tuesday?

I can dig it.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

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Album Review: Sylosis – “Dormant Heart”


Up to this point, Sylosis have kept to a road map that relies less on “giant leaps” and more on “slight tweaks” between releases. It’s been a little less of the melodeath influence here, a little more of the thrash side there, and what’s amounted to a deliberate and generally tasteful path forward overall. The band’s newest album, Dormant Heart, continues that trend; it’s a good, not great, effort in the end, but one that suggests said greatness may someday be within reach. Continue reading

Just the Tip: January 13’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday–time for our first proper edition of Just the Tip for 2015! Let’s see what we’ll be checking out on the podcast this week:

January 13, 2015

Sylosis – Dormant Heart (Nuclear Blast)

The Crown – Death is Not Dead (Century Media)

Now, not to be too cryptic here, but…there may be a few more albums that we discuss in some capacity throughout the week. What’s that mean, exactly? You’ll just have to wait and see, won’t you? For now, take a listen and check back later this week for our thoughts in Episode 35!

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