Tagged: Japan

Episode #64: Prevail Over Grief at the Rebellion's Apex 0

Episode #64: Prevail Over Grief at the Rebellion’s Apex

It’s all about the ladies this month with new releases from Canadian bands Unleash the Archers and Kobra and the Lotus. SonOfOdin toys with your emotions in the second half of the show with steampunk-themed Japanese girl band Fate Gear followed by the Norwegian take on funeral doom with Funeral’s...

Episode #46: Purple Rot on Noah's Mother 0

Episode #46: Purple Rot on Noah’s Mother

Under the dual specters of Lemmy’s death and the Odinson’s computer issues, El Goro and SonOfOdin welcome in 2016 with new music from Japanese guitar virtuoso Rie a.k.a. Suzaku and progressive sludgemasters Baroness. In the indie segment, they talk about Denver’s Bloodstrike, and Rammstein’s third album enters Metal Valhalla.

Quick Shots #16: Never Want Static 0

Quick Shots #16: Never Want Static

SonOfOdin shows some love to the ladies this time around with an all-female selection of albums from Huntress, Diemonds, and a bonus track by Mary’s Blood.

Episode #39: A Grave Death For The Blood Witch 1

Episode #39: A Grave Death For The Blood Witch

El Goro and SonOfOdin start the party off with a new folk metal outing from Korpiklaani. Once the booze starts hitting, it’s time to enhance the weirdness with some blackened avant-garde from Sigh. In the indie segment, they take their first trip to Indonesia to check out the death metal...

Quick Shots #6: Origin of Awakening 0

Quick Shots #6: Origin of Awakening

El Goro listens to some experimental Japanese metal with Dir En Grey while SonOfOdin resurrects a little-known classic from the mid-’80s with Powerlord’s only album.

Episode #24: Codex II: Dawn of Metal 0

Episode #24: Codex II: Dawn of Metal

El Goro and SonOfOdin explore the question of “Is this metal?” this month, first with two of the stranger new releases: the a capella stylings of Germany’s Van Canto and Japan’s J-pop/metal hybrid Babymetal. Then it’s back to North America to check out the gothic stylings of Canada’s Unveil and...