Monthly Archives: April 2020

Pattern-Seeking Animals – “Prehensile Tales”

Spock’s Beard side project Pattern-Seeking Animals is back with their second album “Prehensile Tales” which is hot on the heels of their self titled debut that was released just last year. The band consists of current Spock’s Beard members Ted … Continue reading

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McStine & Minnemann to release debut album on July 3rd!

Exciting news! The great Marco Minnemann is teaming up with the immensely talented Randy McStine (Lo-Fi Resistance) for a new album! Check out the press release below! McStine & MinnemannĀ is a new band consisting of Randy McStine and Marco Minnemann … Continue reading

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Katatonia – “City Burials”

After a (thankfully) brief hiatus, Katatonia got back in action with a tour to honor the 10th anniversary of “Night is the New Day” in 2019. So naturally the next step was a new album and that’s something I always … Continue reading

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Mantric – “False Negative”

It always amazes me when a band sets the bar higher with each album that they release. Eventually you think “okay, there’s no way this one can be better than the last one.” Mantric has 2 exceptional albums already and … Continue reading

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Witchcraft – “Black Metal”

First off, do not be fooled. “Black Metal” is not a black metal album. For that matter it is not a Witchcraft album either. So what gives? What “Black Metal” really is is a solo acoustic album by Witchcraft mastermind … Continue reading

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Hexvessel – “Kindred”

Life is made up of second chances and second opportunities. This is provided we choose to take them. Given how many times that I miss my first chance at something, I am always willing to give it another chance. Such … Continue reading

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Zopp – “Zopp”

Music, for many of us, is a stress reliever. It is an enjoyment that uplifts us and resets our mood. It can be an escape to another space, that helps us deal with the real world upon our return. If … Continue reading

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