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Concert Recap: Deafheaven at High Noon Saloon

After getting back to Madison from North by Northeast Music and Interactive Festival in Toronto on Sunday, my level of exhaustion only meant one thing: I NEED METAL, of course. In all seriousness, I did not want to miss the band that put out one of my favorite albums from last year, so I made the trek […]

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My Top 5 Albums of 2013 – #5: Sunbather

Because of my extreme levels of procrastination and laziness over winter break, my longer analysis of this album in particular, and my night-owl tendencies starting to bite me in the ass, I’ve decided to make my Top 5  list a little different to make up for its lack of timeliness. For my top albums, I will […]

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Song Spotlight Throwback Thursday

Flashback Friday: “Man in the Box” by Alice in Chains

Welllll, I forgot to do the Throwback Thursday, so I figured I’d use this alliteration cop out instead. Anyway, I have been obsessed with this song for the past week, and now I really want to delve into Alice in Chains’s library. I’ve always been a fan of Layne Staley’s voice and the vocal harmonies […]

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Concert Recaps

Concert Recaps: Summer 2013 on the Memorial Union Terrace

Outdated as this is, I thought I could still give a Reader’s Digest opinion of the shows I saw at the Union this Summer. A shoutout/ name drop to the awesome artists that have been coming to Madison and making it the burgeoning music scene it’s become is the least I can do. Seeing that […]

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Miscellaneous Album Reviews

A Top 20 Album: Kill ‘Em All by Metallica

With move-in last Thursday and Leadershape keeping me away from my laptop this upcoming week, I have and will be breaking my consistency of having a Wild Card Wednesday and Throwback Thursday every week. Fortunately, I saw it as a perfect time to start a series of posts that I’ve been wanting to do for […]

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Song Spotlight Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: “Jerry Was a Racecar Driver” by Primus

As requested by a friend, I went with a song from the year 1991 as a throwback this week, and landed on one of Primus’s singles from their album Sailing the Seas of Cheese. This rock/alternative/metal/progressive band has a WEIRD sound (and the video’s probably weirder) but the sound is unique/innovative  enough for me to […]

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Concert Recap: Lamb of God @ The Orpheum in Madison

On Friday afternoon, I worked out. On Friday night, I went to see Lamb of God, and I got a harder workout. My metal bro James Killian and I knew what we were getting into when we went, but it was still ridiculous. Ridiculously awesome. There were about seven to 10 rows of people packed […]