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Best Albums Of 2012: Cloud Nothings, Woods of Ypres, Be’lakor

Posted in Album Reviews, Lists, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 01/01/2013 by kurtorzeck

Cloud_Nothings

1. Cloud NothingsAttack on Memory (Carpark)
2. Woods of YpresWoods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light (Earache)
• “Woods Of Ypres’ David Gold And Crash Test Dummies’ Brad Roberts: Doppelgängers
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The Grateful Dead: Black-Metal Brethren?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on 05/30/2011 by kurtorzeck

For musicians whose chief mission was to promote good vibes, it’s always seemed a bit odd that the guys behind The Grateful Dead went with that band name. But equally strange—and less widely discussed—is the group’s stylistic approach to its logo. Check out the above version and try to make the argument that it couldn’t be confused with a black-metal band’s titular style. Take Enslaved, for instance:

A Quick Question for In Flames

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on 02/05/2011 by kurtorzeck

Dear In Flames,

Why have you allegedly titled your new album Sounds of a Playground Fading?

Sincerely,

A (concerned?) fan