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Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’

New music discovery is one of the most rewarding things about being part of the Spinning Thoughts family.  I have always loved music and I have always had a passion for metal, hard rock, and punk.  Metal Thoughts, and the new music I have experienced because of it, has opened my mind to a lot… Continue reading Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’

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Album Review: Dead Girls Academy – ‘Alchemy’

Behind every truly great album is a great story.  The reason music is so universal is that the songs that unite us have meaning.  The same song can mean a multitude of different things to different people — but music that connects with us has emotion.  Dead Girls Academy is a band with a story… Continue reading Album Review: Dead Girls Academy – ‘Alchemy’

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Artist Spotlight: The Burden

One of my favorite parts of being a member of the Spinning Thoughts team is the ability to discover new artists. Don’t get me wrong, I love sharing my passion for heavy music and still get geeked out every time I have the opportunity to spin an advance copy of one of my favorite artists. … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: The Burden

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Album Review: Red Sun Rising

This week, I had the opportunity to check out Thread, the new album from The Ohio-based hard-rock/post-grunge band Red Sin Rising. I was stoked to hear this album, as I was a big fan of the band’s 2015 debut — Polyester Zeal. After a solid debut that included anthems with epic hooks like “The Otherside”,… Continue reading Album Review: Red Sun Rising

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Album Review: Prospective – ‘Unreal’

My favorite thing about metal is that it is so diverse.  Over the past few weeks I have had a great opportunity to get some early releases from some great emerging bands that have all been really heavy but with totally unique sounds.  From partycore to western progressive, it has been a cool few weeks… Continue reading Album Review: Prospective – ‘Unreal’

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Album Review: Greystone Canyon – ‘While the Wheels Still Turn’

This Friday, March 9th, marks the release of While the Wheels Still Turn, the debut album from Greystone Canyon.  For their first album, the Australian rockers wanted to bring to the table an album that reflects their love for Western movies and culture, as well as to pay homage to their influences that are deeply… Continue reading Album Review: Greystone Canyon – ‘While the Wheels Still Turn’

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Exclusive interview with Reach the Shore

Hikaya is the latest EP from Belgian meatalcore band Reach the Shore.  Though the album hit stores March 19, 2017, the band is seeing a renewed sense of success with their recent single from the record “Saddhu”.  After hearing the single, I was drawn to learn more about the band and take a deeper look into… Continue reading Exclusive interview with Reach the Shore