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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Whattya Listenin' to Wednesday - 10/28/09

Man, nothing like waking up to the sound of nature jitterbugging on your roof... Despite the downpour falling outside, discovering by the site reports your traffic has nearly doubled within a week's time is more than enough sun to counter back!

A hearty welcome to my new readers, assumedly ushered by my post at Fangoria Musick! This week I began there with a review of Suicide Silence's latest album and I have three forthcoming reviews for the site of The Company Band, Andreas Kisser and the Melvins. Do drop in at and by all means return here to The Metal Minute afterwards; very pleased to have you all aboard!

The past week was a whirlwind as we baptised our boy and had a nice party thereafter which indirectly continued well into the night. We're grateful for our friends and family who came at one point or another, particularly our out-of-town and local friends who stayed with us and eased the workload tremendously.

The new eyes are adjusting and with Halloween right around the corner, yours truly is excited as hell. For the upcoming days, look for a review of Living Colour's latest album The Chair in the Doorway and then Halloween Hoardefest will resume straight through Saturday. More goodies are planned in the upcoming weeks with guest interviews and even a guest writer or two. You know where the entrance door is here; drop in and make yourself comfortable.

Spin-wise, because of all the high-octane action of last week, the list is limited again, however I'd have to say I practically had a duel between Rammstein and The Company Band for most spins. Though I gave the new Rammstein a 3.5 rating, I'm a bit addicted to Liebe Ist fur Alle Da. It's one of their more complete and sound efforts, so give it a spin! I'm gearing up for upcoming interviews with Rammstein and Pelican for Hails & Horns mag, so I expect a future heavy lean of both on the sound system.

Ba-ba-boom! To the tune of the Silver Shamrock jingle... three more days to Halloween, Halloween, Halloween...

Rammstein - Liebe Ist fur Alle Da
The Company Band - s/t
Pelican - What We All Come to Need
3 - Revisions
Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & II
Bauhaus - The Sky's Gone Out
Bloodhound Gang - Hooray for Boobies
Suicide Silence - No Time to Bleed


Metal Mark said...

The few against many-SOT
Sister-Deadboys making noise
Iron Maiden-The number of the beast
King Diamond-The eye
Satans Pilgrims-Plymouth rock, best of..
Ghouls night out-s/t

Blaze Bayley-The night that will not die
Jethro Tull-Live at Madison Square Garden 1978
Bond Films
50's monster movies

books for class

cjk_44 said...

Between the Buried and Me – The Great Misdirect
Pelican – What We All Come to Need
Baroness – Live at Roadburn 2009
Knight Area – Realm of Shadows
Primal Fear – New Religion
Volbeat – The Strength/The Sound/The Songs
Fant̫mas РFant̫mas
At War with Self – Acts of God
AC/DC – Live in Paris
Black Sabbath – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Faith No More – Angel Dust
U2 – The Unforgettable Fire (remastered)
Social Distortion – Live at the Roxy
Queen – Sheer Heart Attack
Glen Campbell – By the Time I Get to Phoenix

Reading: “Freakonomics” by Levitt and Duber

Watching: U2 – Live at the Rose Bowl (YouTube)

Tommyboy said...

Anthrax-Return of the Killer A's
Audioslave-Out of Exile
Broadzilla-VS. The Trampolean
Clutch-Transnational Speedway League
Marilyn Manson-Antichrist Superstar

DPTH International said...

I heard some of the new Rammstein at my local record shop. Some of it is pretty catchy. I like the acoustic number, very moving.

Nasty Savage- S/T
Creed- Full Circle
Green Jello(y)-Musick to insult your intelligence by.
Children of Bodom-Skeletons in the closet
Echoes of eternity-As Shadows burn
Lamb of God-Wrath
Lots of Metallica (in prep for the concert)

....And the long awaited "Night Castle" from Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The Klepto said...

Another big week

Alestorm - Black Sales at Midnight
Alestorm - Captain Morgan's Revenge
Blind Faith - Blind Faith
Elf - Carolina County Ball
Elf - Trying To Burn The Sun
Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
Incubus - Light Grenades
The Jeff Beck Group - Beck-Ola (Cosa Nostra)
The Jeff Beck Group - The Jeff Beck Group
The Jeff Beck Group - Rough And Ready
Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
John Mayer - Any Given Thursday
John Mayer - Continuum - New
John Mayer - Heavier Things
John Mayer - Inside Wants Out (EP)
John Mayer - Room for Squares
John Mayer - The Village Sessions (EP)
John Mayer Trio - Try!
KoRn - Untouchables
The Offspring - Americana
Priestess - Prior To The Fire
Styx - The Grand Illusion
Tenacious D - Tenacious D
Traffic - Far From Home
Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die
Traffic - Last Exit
Traffic - The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
Traffic - Mr. Fantasy
Traffic - Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory
Traffic - Traffic
Traffic - When The Eagle Flies
Transatlantic - The Whirlwind
Zimmer's Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil...We Were In League With Satan

Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

Klepto, another big week indeed, dude, wow!

Mark, so how was the Blaze DVD?

cjk, to see Glen Campbell in that list made me smile. Did you like the new Pelican? Had a great chat with Laurent last Thursday

Tommy, I was considering dragging Manson off the shelf but ended up going for his former slinger Wednesday 13 for Halloween

Dpth, unlike our resident heckler "Waldorf," I found most of the Rammstein quite entertaning...not fond of the opening number and it drags towards the end, but the meat of the album is quite cool

cjk_44 said...

Ray, the new Pelican is great. i've given in multiple spins and it gets better each time.

Glen Campbell is such a great songwriter it can't hurt to hear his songs. "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" is a little overproduced and even the subtle orchestra moments get in the way of the songs.

Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

I just remember how much my mom disliked Glen Campbell and still as a child of the seventies, I found solace in a number of his songs. I still laugh how he tried to bargain his way out of jail by offering a "free" concert to the inmates! What balls!

the new Pelican definitely unravels more and more with each listen