Quickies: Updates from Meshuggah, Skeletonwitch, and a Massive Lineup for the 2015 Motörboat Cruise

Good evening! Nothing like a St. Paddy’s Day hangover to get you through a Wednesday. Looks like this will be the last time I come to you for a couple of days, so let’s make it count.

This little number is called “A Surreal Descent” and will be featured on The Hypotheosis, which will be released on April 21st.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

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The Horns Up Podcast: Episode 37 (January 30, 2015)

It’s time for Episode 37 of The Horns Up Podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, the guys are back, safe and sound following Winter Storm Juno. So, naturally, they decide to make fun of it! Also: new albums from Periphery, Venom and Napalm Death, and another discussion about our lord and savior, Devin Townsend!

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

Please Note: We apologize in advance for any audio issues in this episode. Skype completely shat the bed while we were recording and gave us lag-time out the ass. We’ve tried to fix it here, but if any delays managed to sneak through…our bad!

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Album Review: Venom – “From The Very Depths”


Venom have been doing their thing for quite some time. They formed in Newcastle, England, way back in 1979, and are widely credited with paving the way for my favorite subgenre with their second full-length, Black Metal, back in 1982. Since then, they’ve released 11 more studio albums, making it abundantly clear what constitutes the “Venom sound”—a unique blend of thrash, groove, speed, and black metal…with the occasional punk flair added for good measure. Thirty-six years into their career, they’re back with a new album, From The Very Depths, and still sounding very much like, well…Venom.

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Just the Tip: January 27’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:

January 27, 2015

Periphery – Juggernaut: Alpha & Omega (Sumerian)


Napalm Death – Apex Predator: Easy Meat (Century Media)

Venom – From the Very Depths (Spinefarm)


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 37!

Other New Releases of Note:

  • The Body & Thou – You, Whom I Have Always Hated (Thrill Jockey)
  • Lord Dying – Poisoned Altars (Relapse)
  • Voices – London (Candlelight)
  • Xibalba – Tierra y Libertad (Southern Lord)
  • Archgoat – The Apocalyptic Triumphator (Debemur Morti) [Review]

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Quickies: Album sales, a fascinating cover of ‘Crazy Train’, and some new Venom

Hello again, world. I still don’t respect you.

No video today, sorry kids.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.