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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Whattya Listenin' to Wednesday - 11/12/09

Howdy do, friends...welcome to another Wednesday!

First off, a note of best wishes to all of our military personnel, past and present. A happy Veterans' Day to all of you today. Your continued sacrifices gives people like myself the breathing room to "be" and I am personally grateful to you all.

Dusting off the sleep crud from the eyes since little man won't sleep very long these days and I had a fun time palling around over at The Ripple Effect blogtalk radio show last night. These guys know their music and they spend two hours each week blathering like your best friends about all genres and then spin a lot of tunes. Last night they wrapped with a metal explosion featuring Blood Tsunami and my 2008 album of the year winner, Byzantine. Shake it! Sometimes there's guest musicians on The Ripple Effect and other personalities. I've been on the show once and it appears they're booking me again in two weeks. Next Wednesday my longtime bud (and perrenial douche) Bob Vinyl is their featured guest. Check 'em out, Wednesdays from 11:00 pm - 1:00 am EST or earlier yonder for you west coasters.

Over at you can check out my review of the latest Between the Buried and Me masterwork, The Great Misdirect.

Meanwhile, over here at The Metal Minute, we're getting fired up on all cylinders following the mega-fun chat with Spider of Powerman 5000, a big thank you to him. PM5K hardly left my player this week, and they were even played a couple times on Monday Night Football, so it's way cool to see them getting on the right track again.

Over the weekend I also interviewed Andreas Kisser of Sepultura to discuss his new solo album Hubris I & II, so be on the lookout for that Take 5 discussion later in the week. I'm scheduled to have Tony Portaro of Whiplash this evening and I've already booked four other groups down the pike. My man Alex Gilbert is bringing you an extended chat with black metallers Hiems as well, so strap yourselves in, we're in fifth...

Powerman 5000 - Somewhere On the Other Side of Nowhere
Powerman 5000 - Tonight the Stars Revolt
Between the Buried and Me - The Great Misdirect
W.A.S.P. - Babylon
Whiplash - Power and Pain
Whiplash - Unborn Again
Leaves' Eyes - Njord
Pelican - What We All Come to Need
Fireball Ministry - The Second Great Awakening
Kiss - Sonic Boom
Devin Townsend Project - s/t


Alex said...

Hey Ray, my Wednesday looks like this so far:
PHANTOM PLANET (arghh, guilty pleasure)
-HYPNO5E - unreleased stuff
-NOCTURNAL FEAR - Metal Of Honor
-LAMB OF GOD - As The Palaces Burn (my fav CD, ever!!)
-DYING FETUS - Descend Into Depravity (oh, their best to date!)
-EVILE - Infected Nations
-BLACK SABBATH - Cross Purposes (had to bring this one back out; Tony Martin was pretty good)

cjk_44 said...

Katatonia – Night is the New Day
Shrinebuilder – s/t
Pelican – What We All Come to Need
Slayer – World Painted Blood
Scar Symmetry – Dark Matter Dimensions
Insomnium – Across the Dark
Avulsed – Nullo
Cult of Luna – Eternal Kingdom
Scars on Broadway – s/t
Wolf – Evil Star
Eagles of Death Metal – Heart On
AC/DC – Black Ice, Back in Black
Wolfmother – Wolfmother
Razor Wire Shrine – The Power of Negative Thinking
Makajodama – s/t
Karmakanic – Who’s the Boss in the Factory?
David Allan Coe – various
Raul Malo – Today

Reading: “The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger” by Stephen King

Metal Mark said...

The new Slayer
Four discs I got from Eonian records
Minor Threat-Complete discography