STAFF PLAYLISTS: May 2010

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May 2010 Playlists

BILL ADAMS
1. Kate Miller-Heidke – Curiouser
2. Iggy and The Stooges – Raw Power (four-disc deluxe edition) – Columbia Legacy
3. NoFX – Punk In Drublic – Epitaph
4. The Flatliners – Cavalcade
5. The Pack a.d. – We Kill Computers – Mint
Book: Things The Grandchildren Should Know by Mark Oliver Everett
Film: Handsome Harry

ADRIEN BEGRAND
1. Twilight – Monument to Time End (Southern Lord)
2. The Besnard Lakes – Are the Roaring Night (Jagjaguwar)
3. Lair of the Minotaur – Evil Power (The Grind-House)
4. Watain – Lawless Darkness (Season of Mist)
5. Norma Jean – Meridional (Razor & Tie)
Book: Only Revolutions, by Mark Danielewski
Film: In the Loop, dir. Armando Iannucci

TATE BENGSTON
1. Cathedral – The Guessing Game (Nuclear Blast)
2. The Company Band – self-titled (Venture Capital)
3. Ludicra – The Tenant (Profound Lore)
4. Darkthrone – Circle the Wagons (Peaceville)
5. Tiamat – The Astral Sleep (Century Media)
Book: Hermann Hesse – The Glass Bead Game

KEITH CARMAN
1. Black Breath – Heavy Breathing (Southern Lord)
2. No Friends – Traditional Failures (Kiss Of Death)
3. Imperial State Electric – S/T (Psychout)
4. Sick Of It All – Based On A True Story (Century Media)
5. Hellsongs – Songs In The Key Of 666 (Aporia)
Book: Give Me Something Better: The Profound, Progressive, and Occasionally Pointless History of Bay Area Punk From Dead Kennedys to Green Day (Penguin)
Film/DVD: Search And Destroy: Iggy & The Stooges’ Raw Power (Warner

CARA CROSS
1. The Black Dahlia Murder – Deflorate – Metal Blade
2. Doomriders – Darkness Come Alive – Deathwish
3. ISIS – Panopticon – Ipecac
4. The Crown – Deathrace King – Metal Blade
5. Arcturus – La Masquerade Infernale – Misanthropy
Book pick: Damage Control, David Eddie with Pat Lynch

LAINA DAWES
1. Misery Index – Heirs to Theivery – Relapse
2. Howl – Full of Hell – Relapse
3. Converge – You Fail Me – Epitaph
4. Heathen – The Evolution of Chaos – Mascot
5. Destinity – XI Reasons to See – Lifefore America

GRUESOME GREG
1. Imaad Wasif with Two Part Beast – Strange Hexes (indie)
2. Imaad Wasif – The Voidist (Tee Pee)
3. Dead Meadow – Three Kings (Xemu)
4. Eyehategod – Dopesick reissue (Century Media)
5. Eyehategod – In the Name of Suffering reissue (Century Media)

KYLE HARCOTT
1. THE SEQUENCE OF PRIME – Virion (self-released)
2. MENDOZZA – Cabra Noche (Reverse Records)
3. SUPERCONTINENT – Vaalbara (Saw Her Ghost Records)
4. WOODS OF YPRES – Woods III & IV (Krankenhaus/Practical Art)
5. TSJUDER – Desert Northern Hell (Season of Mist)
Book: KILLING WILLIS, Todd Bridges
Film: SURVEILLANCE by Jennifer Lynch

ROB HUGHES
1. Worm Ouroboros — s/t (Profound Lore)
2. Triptykon — Eparistera Daimones (Century Media)
3. YØGA—Megafauna (Holy Mountain)
4. Blood Cult—We Are the Cult of the Plains (Moribund)
5. Ufomammut—Idolum (Supernatural Cat)
Book: Fischer/Ain—Only Death is Real (Bazillion Points)
Film/DVD: Guy Maddin’s My Winnipeg

JARED HYNES
1. Hooded Menace – Never Cross the Dead – Profound Lore
2. Cryptic Slaughter – Stream of Consciousness
3. Darkthrone – Circle the Wagons – Peaceville
4. Bathory – Blood on Ice – Black Mark
5. Black Breath – Heavy Breathing – Southern Lord

ROB KACHLUBA
1. Haken- Aquarius – Sensory
2. Hooded Menace – Fullfill the Curse – Profound Lore
3. Black Breath – Heavy Breathing – Southern Lord
4. Apostle of Solitude – Last Sunrise – Profound Lore
5. Holy Grail – Improper Burial – self-released

MATT LEWIS
1. The Ocean – Heliocentric – Metal Blade
2. Misery Index – Pulling out the nails
3. Johnny Cash – American 6 – Columbia
4. Bison BC – Dark Ages – Metal Blade
5. Baptized in Blood – Gutterbound – self-released
Film/DVD: Sons of Anarchy seasons 1 and 2

ALBERT MANSOUR
1. Icarus Witch – Draw Down the Moon (Cleopatra Records)
2. Division – Control Issues (2/5 Gone Records)
3. Uriah heep – Celebration (Ear Music)
4. The Dillinger Escape Plan -Option Paralysis (Season of Mist)
5. Skeletonwitch – Worship the Witch 10″ (Prosthetic Records)

OLA MAZZUCA
1. Arckanum – Kostogher – Agonia
2. Skitliv – Skandinavisk Misantropi – Season of Mist
3. Pantera – Cowboys From Hell – Atco
4. Rimfrost – Veraldar Nagli – Season of Mist
5. Armin van Buuren – 10 Years – Armada
FILM: Il Postino, dir. by Michael Radford
BOOK: Jeanne Unbottled by Jeanne Beker

JUSTIN M NORTON
1. Howl – Full of Hell – Relapse
2. Vaeseleth – Crypt Born And Tethered To Ruin – Profound Lore
3. Ludicra-The Tenant – Profound Lore
4. Black Sabbath – S/T – Warner
5. Billy Boy Arnold – Consolidated Mojo
Book: Savage Night/Allan Guthrie
Film: Angels With Dirty Faces

LEANNE PALMERSTON
What I’m Listening to: The Nerdist Podcast and How We Decide-Jonah Lehrer (audiobook)
What I’m watching: Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Animated – The Complete Series
What I’m reading: I Am Legend, Richard Matheson

SEAN PALMERSTON
1. Haken – Aquarius – Sensory
2. Black Sabbath – Heaven & Hell – Warner
3. Hawkwind – Spirit Of The Age: Anthology 1976-1984 – Atomhenge
4. Yakuza – Of Seismic Consequence – Profound Lore
5. Rush – Hemispheres – Anthem
Televsion: AHL and NHL Playoffs (Go Hamilton Bulldogs Go!)
DVD: Porcupine Tree – Anesthetize – K-Scope

DAVE SANDERS
1. Nachtmystium – Addicts: Black Meddle Part II (Century Media)
2. Nachtmystium – Assassins: Black Meddle Part I (Century Media)
3. Watain – Lawless Darkness (Season of Mist)
4. Nick Swardson – Seriously, Who Farted? (Comedy Central Records)
5. Killing Joke – Hosannas from the Basements of Hell (Cooking Vinyl)
Book: The Pacific: Hell was an Ocean Away – Hugh Ambrose (New American Library)
Movie: L4yer Cake (Sony Pictures Classics)

JONATHAN SMITH
1. Alcest – Écailles de lune – Prophecy
2. Entombed – Left Hand Path – Earache
3. Hypocrisy – s/t – Nuclear Blast
4. Melissa Auf der Maur – Out Of Our Minds – EMI
5. Type O Negative – October Rust – Roadrunner
Book: The Backwoods, Edward Lee
Film: Silent Hill, Christophe Gans

KEVIN STEWART-PANKO
1. Melt-Banana – Initial T. (Init)
2. Enforcer – Diamonds (Heavy Artillery)
3. Overkill – Ironbound (E1)
4. 16-17 – Gyatso (Savage Land)
5. Nails – Unsilent Death (Six Feet Under/Streetcleaner)
Book: My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies, Nancy Friday

LAURA WIEBE TAYLOR
1. Woods of Ypres – Woods IV: The Green Album – Practical Art Records
2. Porcupine Tree – XM – Lava
3. Pain – Cynic Paradise – Nuclear Blast
4. Cathedral – The Guessing Game – Nuclear Blast
5. Atlas Moth – A Glorified Peace of Blue Sky – Candlelight

ADAM WILLS
1. Anathema – We’re Here Because We’re Here – K-Scope
2. Type O Negative – October Rust – Roadrunner
3, Tom Waits – Discography
4. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Discography
5. Steve Von Till – Discography – Neurot
Movie: The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

NATALIE ZED
1. Alcest – Écailles de Lune – Prophecy Productions
2. Amon Amarth – Twilight of the Thunder God – Metal Blade
3. Borknagar – Universal – Indie Recordings/The End
4. Darkest Hour – The Eternal Return – Victory Records
5. Gwynbleidd – Nostalgia – Black Currant Records
Reading: Holding Still For As Long As Possible – Zoe Whittal
Watching: Iron Man 2, The Losers, The Last Airbender

Sean Palmerston

Sean is the founder/publisher of Hellbound.ca; he has also written about metal for Exclaim!, Metal Maniacs, Roadburn, Unrestrained! and Vice.