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2021 Year End Faves

So 2021 was A LOT. As ususal my list of favorite albums I bought or just jammed is heavy on local stuff and metal/ adjacent fare. I managed to give about 400 albums/ EPs a go the past year, so getting...

Johnny K's Best Metal of 2021

1-a.) Wraith – Undo the Chains Blistering black-speed-thrash-whatever-the-heck from Indiana. I love it. On this follow-up to 2019’s fantastic Absolute Power, Wraith employ the best parts...

2020 Year End Faves

Well, it was a crazy year and I didn't get to listen to as much new music as I normally do (around 250 new releases test played front to back as compared to my usual 500-600) but I still found plenty...

Sean Knight's 2019 Favorites

Happy 2020 from IMG! We hope it will become an annual tradition here for writers to talk about their top favorite records at year's end. Johnny K sent in his best metal records of 2019 and I wrote...

Top Ten Metal of 2019

Metal fanatic Johnny K shares his favorite metal. hard rock releases of 2019: check it out! 1.) Hellripper - Black Arts and Alchemy. This was a late discovery for me, but it absolutely blew me away....

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