Tag: Metal

Metal in the Morning – Imperial Triumphant’s “Excelsior”

One of my absolute favorite discoveries this year has been the band, Imperial Triumphant. Their new album, “Alphaville”, is phenomenal and will (SPOILER) definitely be on my Best of 2020 list. The group has been making the most of their time in quarantine, not only releasing “Alphaville”, but they recently did a live concert, made

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Metal in the Morning – Enslaved’s “Jettegryta”

Enslaved have been a fascinating band to watch evolve since their inception in the early 90’s. Their first few albums such as “Vikingligr Veldi” and “Frost” were icy Viking black metal but with enough twists and turns to stand out from the numerous other bands in the genre. Their next several albums continued in this

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Fresh Earworms – Haken “Virus” Review

UK’s Haken has returned with “Virus”, a thematic and conceptual follow up to their 2018 album, “Vector”, with references to classic tracks like “Cockroach King” from 2013’s “The Mountain”.  Their new album and sixth overall, is one of their finest albums to date.  Haken began work on “Virus” back when writing “Vector” in 2017 and the timely title was purely

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Fresh Earworms – Thomas Giles “Feel Better” EP Review

Just a quick introduction as I’m new to Indie Pong.  I’m your resident metalhead but I do dabble in the genres & sub-genres in and slightly out of metal including rock, prog, and even synthwave (the darker the better).  I’m the guy who wears a Ghost shirt one day and Dream Theater the next, with probably a Nile hat for good measure.  Anyhow, whether

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Hot Stuff 2020 (Metal)

Week in and wee out I’m searching for the hottest of the new music…yes also in this metal world… Metal, Doom, Stoner, Psychedelic Rock, Death Metal, Black Metal, Sludge Metal, Progressive Rock, Avant Garde Metal, Noise Rock, Alernative, Experimental… you name it. This is Week 10 of this 2020 and right now 90 tracks in

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