CONCERT REVIEW: Saxon – Uriah Heep Live at Bergen Performing Arts Center


I had the supreme pleasure of seeing the two English juggernauts Saxon and Uriah Heep Live at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ as part of their ‘Hell, Fire & Chaos’ U.S. Tour! Continue reading


PODCAST: Glacially Musical 179 – High On Fire’s “Commeth The Storm” Reviewed and Gimme Metal Vinyl Unboxing


Time for a chaser episode! Let’s review and unbox @High On Fire’s new album “Cometh The Storm” out now via MNRK Heavy! Nik unboxes the vinyl variant from Gimme Metal and we tell the story of Gimme Radio! Nik is also unnecessarily mad at Keefy.

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REVIEW: Sweeny Todd Live at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre


Prepare to be mesmerized and transported into the dark, macabre world of Victorian London with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York. This Broadway rendition of the classic musical is tailor-made for the heavy music fans. Most of us know the 2007 movie starring Johnny Depp and directed by Tim Burton. Which is fine But it is barely the tip of that iceberg of the story. I suspect even fewer know or remember the Angela Lansbury (Murder She Wrote) and Len Cariou (Fraiser) original from 1979. That being said, this a timeless show you should see. From the opening number of “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd” to the finale, this the most diverse Broadway cast I’ve ever seen. Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: Unearth – Revocation – Entheos – High Command at Saint Vitus Bar


 

Unearth and Revocation kicked off their co-headlining tour at Saint Vitus on Friday. The fate of the night appeared uncertain as earlier that day severe flooding shut down subway lines and landed parts of the city knee-deep in water. Although the show was technically sold out, Vitus was, dare I say, comfortable. It felt like a more exclusive and intimate experience than the usual ATM vestibule loitering.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dorthia Cottrell – Death Folk Country


 

There is a rich tradition of Doom musicians releasing stripped-back acoustic affairs as the likes of Scott Weinrich, Tony Reed, and Mike Scheidt can attest to. Windhand‘s Dorthia Cottrell is no exception and Death Folk Country (Relapse Records) marks her second solo effort to date following a self-titled debut in 2015.

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SPONSORED POST: Phenyx Pro PTU-2U True Diversity Microphones Unboxing, Review and Press Tent Test with Rock and Metal Artists


 


This video is sponsored by Phenyx Pro! They sent us the Phenyx Pro PTU-2U True Diversity Wireless Microphone System to test out! So just hours after we unboxed it, we took the system and tested it in the most difficult of circumstances, the press tent of a major rock and metal festival! We used it to interview real rockstars! A music festival is always crazy loud and challenging to get our interviews done and sounding great, but the Phenyx Pro wireless microphones totally outperformed our current lav mic system! We even shared an A-B test in the video to prove the awesome power of these microphones.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Pouredcast 104: Metallica Vinyl Club: “Live at The Bridge School Benefit 1997” – Unplugged


 

Interrupting our current series, we got the new Metallica vinyl club release in the mail, and Nik and Keefy quickly teamed up to unbox, listen, and review it! We give our raw unbiased opinion of the release, and we judge the entire value of the Metallica Vinyl Club so far. Will we renew for 2023, or not? Watch and find out!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Lorna Shore – Pain Remains


It takes quite a lot in the subgenre of deathcore to really excite me nowadays. Lorna Shore is such an example that never excited me, but I also never gave them a real listen before. Plagued by lineup changes, it is difficult to decide where to begin in their discography. Fortunately, a new full-length is out now entitled Pain Remains (Century Media) and this may be a great spot for any new listener to start their journey. This record provides nine tracks (the last three telling one story on their own) at just over the hour mark.

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