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What’s Cookin’ in the Inbox (11 March 2013)

mail-box_308x364-7kIt’s that time again when submissions are filling up the inbox.  Sometimes, we receive emails featuring bands that are not accompanied with a digital download for review.  No reason to hold anything back from you, the reader.   Below are a few bands of varied styles that you may or may not be interested in.  Either way, it’s time to expose the bands to you and expose you to something you may like…in which  case, mission complete.  Without further delay, here are a few you may be interested in.

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Album Review- Celestial Lineage- Wolves in the Throne Room

   The genre term being tossed around to describe Wolves in the Throne Room is Cascadian Metal, and I think that label fits them very well.  When you listen to one of their albums you get a heavy dose of accents and audible images of trees, moss, plants, wildlife, and huge cascades all wrapped a style of metal that builds and builds upon itself creating dense and cascading moods and images.  It’s the kind of metal that you can really lose yourself in as the music has the ability to put the listener into a sort of meditative trance.  If forests listened to metal, Wolves in the Throne Room would be one of their favorite bands.

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