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Third Quarter Rundown

The massive batch of releases on September 30 marked the end of the third quarter with, perhaps not a bang, but rather the sound of an avalanche. Alas, 90% of those are destined to be landfill, and that’s perhaps the … Continue reading

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Castle – Under Siege (Prosthetic Records)

Castle – Under Siege (Prosthetic Records) Castle’s anticipated third album sounds deceptively simple at first listen. Some might embrace or dismiss it as old school/retro “vest metal,” but once you’re sucked in (and you will be if you have any … Continue reading

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Witch Mountain, Castle & Mares Of Thrace at Empty Bottle

How awesome is this, three bands from my Metal Sirens piece featured in one free showcase! I wish I could take credit for it, but we’re just lucky. For a rainy Monday night with people distracted by a big football … Continue reading

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This Week’s Album Rundown

Along with Colour Haze’s She Said and Ice Dragon’s Greyblackfalconhawk, there’s a bunch of other great heavy rockin’ releases this week. Castle, Blacklands (V/Prosthetic Records) Initially released on German’s V label back on April 28, this San Francisco doom band’s second album is finally available … Continue reading

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Castle Signs to Prosthetic Records, Blacklands Due Sep 11

Those who’ve read my Metal Sirens feature are already familiar with Castle, who released their second album Blacklands on German label Ván records on April 28. However, the label has zero distribution in the U.S., and I haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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