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Archive for the ‘Metal’ Category

Foo Fighters: Wasting Light

February 3, 2012

Foo Fighters have been around long enough to be classified as classic rock, but they were never a band that I really got into. I have dug many of their songs over the years, but the albums never took hold. Had I not caught a performance on “The Daily Show,” “Wasting Light” probably may have […]

Diablo Swing Orchestra: Sing Along Songs for the Damned & Delirious

October 18, 2010

Remember the swing fad from ten years ago? That was fun, but little new was brought to the table. Imagine if a bunch of musicians that were into metal, opera, and zeühl took a stab at it. Well that’s basically what Diablo Swing Orchestra did. Even though the idea sounds totally original, and the guy […]

Riverside: Anno Domini High Definition

July 9, 2010

It used to be that that I shied away from Metal. Now I am finding more and more that appeals to me. This is especially true with Polish Prog Metal bands. One explanation could be that these groups have tended toward the melodic side. This theory may have to be abandoned as I find “Anno […]

Indukti: Idmen

August 29, 2009

I am not exactly what most would consider a metal fan, but I do like some. In the old days it was Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, and Iron Maiden. Then an obscure band from Poland called Indukti renewed my interest. I was blown away by “S.U.S.A.R.” and even amazed myself at how often I chose […]

Indukti: S.U.S.A.R.

April 9, 2009

Ewa Jablonska – violin Piotr Kocimski – guitars Maciek Adamczyk – bass Maciej Jaskiewicz – guitars Wawrzyniec Dramowicz – drums Now, I am not generally what you would call a metal fan. When I do listen to metal, it’s usually a classic like Black Sabbath, or Iron Maiden. So, when someone told me I had […]