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  • 271 – Sanderson v Tolkien: Dawn of Fantasy
    Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week, we talk about new music. Shocking, I know. I wish I didn’t have to keep writing these episode descriptions. You know how hard it is to continue to be creative and passionate about writing blurbs about a conversation you recorded a day ago, 271 times? Not that hard, […]
  • Heavy Blog Review Podcast // July 2022
    Headliners: Greg Puciato, Conjurer, Ithaca, Wake. Special Guests: Blood Command, Wormrot, Ernia, Satyr, Greylotus, Charlie Griffith. Supports: The Atlantis Chronicles, The Wind Covenant, fromjoy, The God Awful Truth / Under the Pier, Abhorsen. Thrash Blast: Municipal Waste, Witchery, Plague Years, Critical Defiance, Battlegrave. Recent Discoveries: Chatpile, Christian Cosentino, Black Magnet, Spiralist. Uncool People: Shinedown. Cool […]
  • Release Day Roundup – 8/5/22
    Editor’s Note: Do you think we “missed” an album this week? Click here. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to […]
  • 270 – Archspire Deep Dive
    As voted by our patrons, we have the Archspire deep dive! Arguably the most technical band out there, or definitely one of the most technical bands out there! Also, we discuss the 2018 Korean thriller Burning and 2022 American thriller Nope. Enjoy! Join our community on Facebook! Or, if you want to get more involved, with exclusive […]
  • EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Cyborg Octopus Conjure “Spectres” On New Single
    A trend I’ve noticed over the past few years is that “weird” is automatically associated with “good”. I think that’s far from true but it’s really quite hard to put your finger on what makes one weird thing actually good and something else bad. At the end of the day, perhaps the common idiom/adage “Your […]