Ah, yet Another Aria! An Additional Opera Update

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After a long…LONG dearth of any worthy performances or stagings, this week Live at the Met has finally dropped two worth seeing.

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Ancient Ghosts of the Moon – their Fiery, Fatal Loves (Second Movement)

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And here’s another swathe of solid black and death metal for your delight and delectation.

So don’t let me hold you back…dig in, already!

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Another black dawn parts the horizon

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And here’s a few more to help you through the doldrums over the weekend.  Enjoy…

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Ancient Ghosts of the Moon – their Fiery, Fatal Loves (First Movement)

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And here’s another batch of blackness and bleakness and bother to pep up your day.

Hair of the dog that bit ya, as they say.

Avaunt!

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Nuclear Harvests of Blood and Darkness (Act Two)

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Another week, another label caught up on.  Indulge, enjoy, bon appetit!
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Would You Like Some Flashbacks With That?

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So today we’re tackling yet another label’s last few months’ worth of releases, this time all new acts trying to sound of a particular vintage…and as a blanket statement, that vintage is decidedly 80’s metal (if of varying focus and stripe).

So what the hell are you waiting for? Please, after you…
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Intermezzo – a handful more, entr’acte

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Ah, why not.  Here’s another handful of reviews to hold y’all over for the weekend.

Prosit!  Na z’dorov’ye!
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Nuclear Harvests of Blood and Darkness (Act One)

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It’s Friday!  Time to let down your hair and par-tay…or, you know, not, given all this endless plague crap we’re saddled with for the forseeable future.

No room to rhumba in a sports car, Elvis once crooned in one of his cinematic tour de forces – how much less so in a world where we’re not supposed to get within 6 feet of each other, and people use Gordon Sumner’s creepy ode to jailbait “don’t stand so close to me” as a “cute” internet singalong (complete with more PPE than used to be required to perform brain surgery).

Not much we can do about it save comply or die, but as Johnny Rotten once queried, “ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”

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Just another Roll of the Bone(head)s

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Welcome once again to the show that never ends!

After (finally) getting the chance to edit and post our final recorded show (to date) over at Weird Scenes and discussing future status over there (we remain on hiatus for the nonce, but stay tuned – we will be back and are in discussions on an exciting new project which may surprise everyone within the next year or so), it seemed to be a good time to work up another batch of reviews, this time for the Iron Bonehead label.

So without further ado-ing, let us embark on our latest adventure, shall we?

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…Warm Southern Zephyrs

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And here’s the second half of this batch of reviews, here (mostly) covering materials and labels from more southmost climes.

So without any further ado-ing, let’s put some wax on the trax and slide on into this, to paraphrase Adam Ant…

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