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I had an opportunity to go into the 2nd hour, so I put together some romantic songs for (old) people.

INTRO (0-0.27)

Falling In Love: Scorpions (0:28-4:31)

 

Hail!Hornet touring while promoting Slow Southern Steel documentary about southern metal – a dvd in the making

 

Indiana’s Gates of Slumber have huge beards

 

The Scovrge Ov Drvnkenness: Gates of Slumber (Indiana) (5:22-11:16)

 

Metallica playing 2 nights in Atlantic City in June – Ride the Lightning and Black albums live.    

 

Desertfest /early April in London – sludge, psychedelic bands, including Wiht

 

Orderic Vitalis: Wiht (U.K.) (12:02-24:06)

 

Truckfighters released a documentary/fuzzomentary featuring bands Witchcraft, Graveyard and Queens of the Stone Age ginger. 

 

Con of Man: Truckfighters (Sweden) (24:29-30:40)

 

Orange Goblin headlining Desertfest,  new album A EULOGY FOR THE DAMNED

 

Death of Aquarius: Orange Goblin (U.K) (31:31-37:14)

 

Greg Dulli is curating All Tomorrow’s Parties (London and New Jersey).  (Hee hee I am going to the New Jersey festival).  Afghan Whigs is reuniting to play both festivals.  Bands to play include Sleep, the Melvins, Mudhoney, Codeine, Wolves in the Throne Room, Yob. 

 

Pittsburgh thrash band Sathanas also likes black metal, new album soon

 

Nightrealm Apocalypse: Sathanas (Pennsylvania) (37:58-41:06)

 

Electric Wizard with new single march 31st/album later this year. 

 

Shroud Eater is mostly chicks, and kick ass.   

 

Cyclone: Shroud Eater (Miami) (42:06-46:34)

 

Greece excels in psychedelic rock; Tia Carrera recorded album jamming in their studio

 

Smoked Up Notes: Tuber (Greece) (47:03-53:33)

Slave Cylinder: Tia Carrera (Austin) (53-34-1:01:05)

 

2nd set!  Happy Valentines Day!!

Dum Maro Dum: Asha Bhosle (India/1970) – dedicated to Bruce’s dad who will be missed (1:01:52-1:04:22)

A Night Like This: The Cure (1:04:23-1:08:29)

Step Into The Light: Greg Dulli – dedicated to Sharon and Claire (1:08:56-1:12:28)

The Passion of Lovers: Bauhaus – dedicated to Dave (1:12:29-1:16:14)

The rest of the bands dedicated to 80’s lovers

Bizarre Love Triangle: New Order (1:17:05-1:23:46)

Lips Like Sugar: Echo and the Bunnymen (1:23:48-1:28:31)

Well I Wonder: The Smiths (1:28:32-1:32:23)

I Want To Touch You: Catherine Wheel (1:32:24-1:37:02)

Under the Milky Way: The Church (1:37:03-1:41:55)

I talk about wishing you a great Valentines Day!!

Truly: Lionel Richie (1:42:33-end)

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INTRO (0-0:27)

Blood/Faith/Growth: Herder (Netherlands) (0:28-4:23)

 

(Herder is more energetic than other stoner bands; Lento labelmates to Ufomammut - instrumental experimental)

 

Hymn: Lento (Italy) (5:04-9:36)

 

(Local gods Converge with new album in the summer – but no new release yet, so here is a song from their 2009 album)

 

Damages: Converge (Massachusetts) (9:52-14:21)

 

(Rhode Island band Pilgrim new release next week, this song is from a demo)

 

Quest: Pilgrim (Rhode Island) (14:37-21:59)

 

(Skraeckoedlan sings in Swedish, cute Swedish boys know how to sing)

 

Appeltradet: Skraeckoedlan (Sweden) (22:48-28:37)

 

(Colorado band, bluesy rock with a singer that reminds me of Ian Astbury)

 

Heaven In My Hand: Black Lamb (Denver) (29:04-35:34)

 

(Hull playing with Batillus, The Fucking Wrath, Naam; Brooklyn NY is the best metal scene right now)

 

In Death, Truth: Hull (Brooklyn) (35:58-41:56)

 

(Retro 80’s heavy metal that came out in the last couple of years, Witchgrave from Sweden)

 

Beg For Mercy: Witchgrave (Sweden) (42:48-47:35)

 

(Heavy metal Christian Mistress lead singer is a hot chick; NPR had this latest recording, thanks NPR - album coming out February 28th)

 

Black and Gold: Christian Mistress (Olympia) (48:00-52:34)

 

(Dark sound from Michigan, Buffalo Witch)

 

Black Witch: Buffalo Witch (Michigan) (52:13-end)

 

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Coliseum Asunder: Alegionnaire (Kentucky) (0:28-5:27)

(Kentucky rules for metal – Alegionnaire free download on their bandcamp site, Below is their spin-off band played at the end of the set; Brooklyn female fronted twisted sludge Bezoar is fantastic)

Vitamin B: Bezoar (NYC) (6:30-12:05)

(Mexican band with fresher Isis-like sound)

Jihad: Apocalipsis (Mexico) (12:31-16:58) 

(Southern drinkin’ beer good ol’ metal from Norway)

The Prophet: Lonely Kamel (Norway) (17:23-22:50)

(Velvety Mark Lanegan-esque vocals backed by a heavy Detroit band – EP is recorded live on one take)

On The Banks Of The Rouge: Bison Machine (Detroit) (23:48-31:06)

(Sc-fi alien on monster is enough of a great album cover for everyone to buy this album, plus Behold! The Monolith is a great band name, wtf stoner and thrash)

Halv King: Behold! The Monolith (Los Angeles) (31:32-35:49)

(Faster paced Denmark stoner band)

Low: Doublestone (Denmark) (36:03-40:17)

(Black metal that is bleak and yet accessible)

Photon: Sun Worship (Germany) (41:06-48:32)

(Sludge bands are not the same dammit, don’t be so dismissive)

Orb: Giantrider (Portland) (49:05-52:32)

(Ending the set with the second of the Kentucky bands, Below, catch me next week same time, and email me if you have complaints or want to stalk me at prajmetal@gmail.com) 

Born Too Late: Below (Kentucky) (53:09-end)

 

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Involution: Monkeypriest (Spain) (0:28-7:23)
 
(Sludgey awesome Spanish metal band/awesome entire album; lots of French black metal out there - Aosoth is one of the best black metal albums of last year)
 
IV: Aosoth (France) (8:14-14:09)
 
(Mars Red Sky is also from France but psychedelic and not evil, played at Mudfest/European psychedelic stoner festival)
 
Way To Rome: Mars Red Sky (France) (14:29-19:45)
 
(Saw awesome Blood Ceremony in crappy Middle East, Thorr-Axe is pummeling fun)
 
Dragon King: Thorr-Axe (Indiana) (20:31-24:32)

(Awesome German psychedelic Electric Moon, get it if you also like pretty vinyl)
 
Kleiner Knaller: Electric Moon (Germany) (25:44-
 
(Cave-in local legends, hard hitting, solid awesome album)
 
Sing My Love: Cave-In (Massachusetts) (31:20-39:38)
 
(1969 tune for my middle-aged, over the hill listeners)
 
Open Your Mind: Joshua (Sacramento) (40:00-45:01)
 
(Tennessee band Hellbender is rock psychedelic non-trancey)
 
Neon Cross: Hellbender (Tennessee) (45:53-54:35)
 
(Ukranian sludge band Etherial Riffian, kind of a stupid band name, album rules though)
 
Part II Beyond (The Search): Ethereal Riffian (Ukraine) (55:19-1:02:16)
(
Giving a chance to a one-man 21-year-old black metal band that sort of sounds like an 80's soundtrack to some fantasy movie)
 
Entropic Collapse: Oskoreien (Los Angeles) (1:03:06-end)
 
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Too many "top lists".  Back to playing new albums of 2012! Year we all die in some apocalyptic shit!!

 

INTRO (0-0:27)

Axe: Tank 86 (Netherlands) (0:28-6:39)

 

(Dutch band Tank 86 CRUSHING debut instrumental album, Holdfast record store in Asbury Park is the best – sold me Dust: Marky Ramones psychedelic band from 1971 ON VINYL!!!) 

 

Love Me Hard: Dust (8:00-13:24)

 

(Shout out to Aquarius Records, Vintage Vinyl,  Armageddon Records; Vektor is cold, technical, but not boring)

 

Venus Project: Vektor (Arizona) (14:13-20:57)

 

(Temples from FINLAND is spacey psychedelic)

 

In Search Of The Sun: Temples (Finland) (21:49-28:06)

 

(Talking shit about the Patriots/Congratulations to the 49’ers) (27:33-28:06)

 

My Helvete: Abaton (Italy) (28:22-34:15)


(Hoping that wishing gonorrhea on the Patriots isn’t too offensive) (34:45-34:58)

 

(Swedish bands are the best,70’s resurgence makes me happy, let’s perpetually party at a kegger)  

 

Svantovit: Obrero (Sweden) (35:21-40:17)

 

(Album art rules, including Cayur’s decaying deer in snow)

 

Beautiful Moon: Cayur (Ohio) (40:54-45:09)

 

(Russian band Chertopolokh is weird and raw recording)

 

Invisible Changes: Chertopolokh (Russia) (45:56-50:47)

 

(Belgian bands and beer)

 

Gut this City: Your Highness (Belgium) (51:35-54:13)

 

(Uh, whiskey)

 

Whisky Song: Sigiriya (UK) (54:30-58:50)

(Year of No Light from Belgium headlines Mudfest - a doom/psychedelic festival in Europe starting on January 20th)

 

Perséphone II: Year of No Light (Belgium) (59:30-end)

 

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Second set of Best of 2011 – including the number ONE album of 2011!

 

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Horseback Riding In A Bicycle World: East of the Wall (0:28-2:23)

(Tight, progressive, jams)

 

Life’s Riddle: Hail!Hornet (4:07-8:33)

(Super group, Weedeater spinoff)

Shout out to Weedeater – another top album of the year

 

III: Elder (9:01-17:41)

(Short, proggy, psychedelic)

 

Master of Confusion: Blood Ceremony (19:01-25:49)

(Female vocalist, Jethro-Tull corny-ness - organs and flutes, fun and retro)

 

Szechenyi: Obake (26:54-31:22)

(Experimental, jazz, doom – you MUST get this!)

 

Edge of the Sky: Morne (31:54-36:59)

(Atmospheric threads, album does not do their live show justice)

 

The Art of Being Nothing: Cosmonaut’s Day (37:32-40:47)

(Instrumental, ambient and chaotic)

 

Porcelain God: Dopethrone (41:24-45-59)

(Super sludgy, different strains of metal, good mix of black metal vocals)

 

No Grave Deep Enough: Primordial (46:55-53:52)

(Irish folk metal by Metal Blade)

 

Leaving Nothing but the Absence of Everything: Young and in the Way (54:11-56:11)

(Not just crust)

 

And for the number one album – Batillus (Furnace) (57:00-end, listen!)

Listen through to the end, not just a one note album or song! Hoping for a new album and tour soon!  This is a band to check out live for SURE!

...And The World Is As Night To Them: Batillus

 

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January is Top Metal Bands of 2011 month.  This show has my #2 pick + top 2011 albums; next week will have my #1 pick + top 2011 albums.  I talk a lot on this show, after each song, so too bad.

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Opaque Reflections: Brainoil (0:28-4:22)

(Sludgy band from Oakland)

 

Giant: Enslaved (5:55-12:32)

(Cute Norwegian band that has the best recordings)

 

Prepare the Ground: YOB (12:56-21:57)

(Love this band, touring with Tool, acoustic album by Mike soon)

 

Withered Hand Of Evil: Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats (22:50-28:43)

(70’s psychedelia from England)

 

Cold World: Thou (29:59-35:42)

(Prolific band, atmospheric that bashes your head in)

 

Cataract: Dawnbringer(36:23-39:28)

(Chicago band that never plays live; Nucleus is a must-have)

 

Leaves: Totimoshi (40:26-44:33)

(Best album by Toti yet, best touring band, guest vocals by Dale/Brent/Scott from Melvins/Mastodon/Neurosis)

 

Uusi olento nousee: Oranssi Pazuzu (45:07-50:26)

(Incredibly diverse album from Finland)

 

 Cleaver Of Souls: Skeletonwitch (51:02-54:47)

(Charismatic live and recorded)

 

 And for my # 2 album of the year: Graveyard with Hisingen Blues

No Good, Mr Holden: Graveyard (55:37-end)

(I listen to this album everyday.  It is jammy and 70’s retro, and yeah, I didn’t pick a brutal band to win this spot.  I will see them play on January 13th at Middle East)

 

Listen to next week’s show to round out the top albums of the year! I will announce my #1 album of the year!

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INTRO (0-0:27)

Soul Thrashing Black Sorcery: Skeletonwitch (0:28-3:01)

(Pre-New Years party!!!, Skeletonwitch WILL be one of the top 2011 album picks, In January I will be playing picks of the top heavy albums of 2011, playing old favorites and longer songs in this set)

The Power Of Independent Trucking: Big Black (3:55-5:21)

Unsolicited, Unsavory: Craw (5:22-10:08)

(PLEASE listen to the 15 minute song by While Heaven Wept, totally worth it!!)

The Furthest Shore: While Heaven Wept (10:23-26:09)

Now Thy Death Day Has Come: Exodus (26:10-31:20)

My awesome promo (cool:00-cheesy:00)

(HAHA, made you listen to my promo, then AT THE GATES!!!)

World of Lies: At the Gates (32:01-35:33)

Vasendet: Woods of Infinity (35:35-40:01)

(I Will Kill You Fucker is a side project of Greg from Brainoil, then the SCORPS BRO!!)

Evil as Big as the Sky: I Will Kill You Fucker (40:17-42:49)

Lonesome Crow: Scorpions (43:20-56:45)

(Dedication of Scorps to Matt Waters, a happy new year’s message to my minions)

Easy: The Commodores (57:24-end)

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INTRO (0-0:27)

No Presents for Christmas: King Diamond (0:28-4:32)

 

(PARTY!  HOLIDAYS!! Dedicating King Diamond to Joe, Teepee Records, Eibon from France - not the other crappy Eibon bands)

 

Blank Slate: The Fucking Wrath (California)(5:39-10:29)

Entering Darkness: Eibon (France)(10:30-17:43)

 

(I am your favorite metal indian dj of all time/universes, Morne was great live, Canadian bands. 10 day booze for me)

 

Two-Day Booze: Bison B.C. (Canada)(18:29-23:35)

Evil (Mercyful Fate cover): Voivod (Quebec)(23:37-27:25)

 

(Kingdom made up of the band Amenra, Belgium and Poland, lets party in Belgium and Poland) 

 

Cendre: Kingdom (Belgium)(27:53-32:00)

The Swamp Altar: Major Kong (Poland)(32:29-38:07)

 

(German bands)

 

A Fire to Everything: Arktika (Germany)(38:26-46:03)

BARGAINING: Fubar-Jam (Germany)(46:25-51:28)

 

(Female vocals, Russian bleak band, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! Listen next week on Tuesday at 6pm EST for a new show for post-Christmas/pre-New Years, will play all my favorites) 

 

Verdammt: Loon (Providence)(52:19-58:20)

Last Sun Before The Polar Night: All the Cold (Russia)(58:21-end)

 

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For Thousands of Years: Rue (Ohio)(0:28-6:37)

 

(Talking about the next few shows and in January playing the top 2011 picks for best metal albums, email at prajmetal@gmail.com for suggestions/insults,  Rue coming out with an album after 8 years, Rwake to Zach and being too old for Maryland Deathfest)

 

An Invisible Thread: Rwake (Arkansas)(7:56-16:34)

Quetzalcoatl: Forks of Ivory (Tennessee)(16:36-20:42)

 

(Talking about Sungrazer and their tour/Roadburn, psychedelic on the same label)

 

Goldstrike: Sungrazer (Nederlands)(21:11-26:05)

Impressions: Been Obscene (Austria)(26:35-31:20)

 

(Whether WEIRDING got their name from Bene Gesserit martial arts and/or if I am just a dork, Australian scene)

 

Bastard: WEIRDING (Vancouver)(31:56-37:19)

III: Mammon (Australia)(37:50-42:43)

 

(Going to see Morne at the Great Scott/named on Pitchfork top metal bands, being in love/wanting to marry Swedish bands in general, stay tuned in January for top metal albums)

 

Killing Fields: Morne(Boston)(43:27-49:29)

No Good, Mr. Holden: Graveyard (Sweden)(49:30-54:05)

 

(Listen every Tuesday at 6pm EST to She Likes It Heavy, recorded shows at reject.libsyn.com, affairs with my Finnish bands)

 

Green Totem: Demonic Death Judge (Finland)(54:36-end)

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