PODCAST: Glacially Musical Pouredcast 115: Exodus – “Fabulous Disaster” Reviewed


 

GMP’s Nik and Keefy’s third episode of the Exodus run focuses on the explosion of thrash and the pivotal third album “Fabulous Disaster!” This might be our most woke episode yet!

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Overkill Shares a New Single for “The Surgeon” – New Album “Scorched” Details Revealed


Long-in-the-making, Thrash Metal legends Overkill have announced their new album Scorched, their twelfth in their career will be released on April 14th, 2023 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today the band has dropped a new single “The Surgeon” along with a visualizer! The sound of the track is vicious, with all the power of a band rocking it for 40 years, but still present and modern as any band! Watch the visualizer for “The Surgeon” here:

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Pouredcast 114: Exodus – “Pleasures of The Flesh” Reviewed – Enter Zetro


 

We had numerous technical difficulties with this one. So enjoy our voices and use your imagination!

GMP’s Nik and Keefy’s second episode of our series on Exodus focuses on the departure of Paul Baloff from the band, the addition of Steve “Zetro” Souza to the band, and the album “Pleasures of The Flesh.”

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ALBUM REVIEW: Leper Colony – Leper Colony


If Leper Colony’s self-titled debut album (Transcending Obscurity) is any condition of what to expect musically for 2023, we are in for a helluva treat.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Battlecross: 7th Annual Battle Christmas with Child Bite – Shit Life – Nethergate Live at The Token Lounge


 

‘Tis the season for fun festivities and what better way to get in the spirit of things than to attend Battlecross‘ 7th Annual “Battle Christmas.” The much-beloved band hosts a cheery evening with other great groups making it a highlight of this time of year. Hundreds gathered on the west side of Detroit last Friday to join the party. Resting between two Detroit burbs, The Token Lounge is a comfortable-sized venue that has been enjoyed for over fifty years. Hosting a wide variety of acclaimed acts, this delightful destination is a local favorite to catch a show and was the perfect place to host Battlecross’ extravaganza. Not only was this their much-anticipated annual get-together, but it was also their last show before going on an indefinite hiatus. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Ready For Death – Ready For Death


Despite their name, Chicago’s newly formed Ready for Death offer more of a hardcore and thrash style in their debut offering. With 10 tracks and a run time of a little over 20 minutes, their self-titled debut on Translation Loss offers plenty of furious tales about chaos and destruction in a compact package.

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INTERVIEW: Airacobra Discusses “Midwestern Steel” and Their Influences


photo credit Kaylee Williamson

photo credit Kaylee Williamson

 

Ghost Caught up with the full band of Airacobra! Earlier this year they released their new album “Midwestern Steel!” We discussed their origins, keeping a band together over many years, discussions of KISS and WASP, non-metal influences, metal credibility, and more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: High Command – Eclipse of the Dual Moons


 

Swords, epic battles and metal. It’s a combination that has been there since their beginning. And for good reason. It just works so well. It’s an escape to a highly visual and epic escape from reality where everything is dialed up way past eleven.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Spiritworld – Deathwestern


Wide-eyed confusion and general bewilderment are the most common reactions after laying eyes upon Las Vegas act Spiritworld for the first time. Slayer in Stetsons is usually the next. Yes, the unlikely looking Nevadans might look like the founder members of a Billy Ray Cyrus and Garth Brooks cosplay fan club but their music is a very different beast indeed.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Accept – Narcotic Wasteland Live At The Token Lounge


Old school metal lovers gathered on the west side of Detroit last Saturday to witness the acclaimed and beloved band, Accept. Nestled on the borders of two of the city’s burbs, The Token Lounge is a cozy-sized venue that has been serving Livonia, Westland, and beyond for over fifty years. Known for welcoming everyone from world famous bands to local artists down the street, this hallowed hall was a special spot to host the legendary German/American act. Touring for the first time in a while, Accept have been excited to promote their sixteenth full-length, Too Mean to Die (Nuclear Blast Records) that came out in 2021. Read our review here! Their show last weekend hit town near the end of their month-long North American run, and we Michiganders were happy to have them.

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