Mark Oliver’s (Cmn ineed yr hlp) Top Pick’s of 2013

Naturally, when James reached out to me to write a guest “Top 10” post, I was flattered and excited. Then alarmed: I had no idea what I would put on such a list. In a year of many tremendous releases, I had trouble picking out one, let alone ten, that were standout favorites. (As this […]

Kaptain Carbon’s (Tapewyrmmetal.com) Top Picks of 2013

(IamHop: Today’s top picks of 2013 comes to us from our friend Kaptain Carbon, who writes for the site www.tapewyrmmetal.com  and also covers power metal and sword and sorcery reviews at www.HollywoodMetal.com) This list may be a little different than the other ones I have done. I already did a list of best metal in […]

Spooky Action – The Fierce and The Dead

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Bryan Yost’s (The End of the Ocean) Top Picks of 2013

Our Guest today is Bryan Yost, Bassist for The End of the Ocean. Currently he’s working on a pretty exciting project which in many ways seems similar to bandcamp, except for books! It’s called Litspring and you can check it out here Click the album art to visit the band’s facebook/bandcamp/website/etc Paysage D’Hiver – Das […]

Be Water – Everything To Come

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Epileptic Peat’s (You Bred Raptors?) Top Picks of 2013

Today’s guest top picks are from Epileptic Peat, 8-string Bassist and Glockenspiel player for You Bred Raptors. If you live in the States on the Northern east coast, we HIGHLY recommend getting out to one of their shows! Click the album art to visit the band’s bandcamp/website/social media /etc 1) Wintergatan – Wintergatan “Out of […]

Bend The Sky – Observatory

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Kit Day’s (Guitarist, This Patch of Sky) top picks of 2013

A new day and a new list courtesy of our friend Kit Day, guitarist for Oregon post-rockers This Patch of Sky. You can check them out on bandcamp or facebook (they just released a hell of an album, check the review here as well) Click the album art to visit the artist’s website/Facebook/bandcamp/etc As In […]

Enemies – Embark, Embrace

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