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The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 5, 4.19.17

Posted in MP3s, The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/29/2017 by kurtorzeck

Varg’s Götterdämmerung album cover

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s fifth installment featured new cuts by VargNecrowretchAll HellTombs, Suffocation and Coltsblood.

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The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 3, 4.5.17

Posted in The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/05/2017 by kurtorzeck

Mastodon’s “Emperor of Sand”

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s third installment featured new cuts by Mastodon, Warbringer and Falls of Rauros.

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An Extremely Long Conversation About Extreme Metal With Albert Mudrain

Posted in Features, Interviews, What You Readin' For? with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/02/2010 by kurtorzeck

There is horror cinema. And then there is splatter cinema.

There is drug use. And then there is drug addiction.

There is heavy metal. And then there is extreme metal. Continue reading

Best Albums Of The 2000s

Posted in Lists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/31/2009 by kurtorzeck

1. Queens of the Stone AgeSongs for the Deaf (Interscope)
2. IsisOceanic (Ipecac)
• Bad Penny interview: “Isis’ Aaron Turner In ’02: Oceanic Is ‘The Best Material We’ve Ever Written’
• Bad Penny essay: “Isis’ Oceanic: Mystery Revealed?
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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds And Actor J.C. Quinn: Doppelgängers

Posted in Doppelgängers, Features with tags , on 12/30/2009 by kurtorzeck

If the name “J.C. Quinn” actually rings a bell, then you’ve probably seen “Turner and Hooch” way too many times. Which is to say, even once. The poor dude – he died in a car crash in 2004 – also appeared in “The Abyss” (pictured to the right), “The Prophecy” and “Barfly.” Plus he was slated to appear in the subsequently scrapped TV pilot “How I Met the Mother of Mastodon’s Brent Hinds.”

More Doppelgängers:

Axl Rose and GW Bush
Brad Penny and Barney Gumble

Best Albums Of 2009

Posted in Lists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/30/2009 by kurtorzeck

1. MastodonCrack the Skye (Warner Bros.)
• “Doppelgängers: Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and Actor J.C. Quinn
2. DethklokDethalbum II (Williams Street)
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Best Albums Of 2006

Posted in Lists with tags , , , , , , , , , on 12/30/2009 by kurtorzeck

1. Silversun PickupsCarnavas (Dangerbird)
2. MastodonBlood Mountain (Warner Bros.) Continue reading