STAFF PLAYLISTS: February 2011

Adrien Begrand

1. Krallice – Diotima (Profound Lore)
2. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (Island)
3. Moonsorrow – Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa (Spinefarm)
4. Amon Amarth – Surtur Rising (Metal Blade)
5. Tesseract – One (Century Media)
Book: The Rest is Noise, by Alex Ross
Film: The Red Shoes (Criterion)

Tate Bengtson

Inquisition – Ominous Doctrines of the Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm (Hells Headbangers Records)
Motorhead – The World is Yours (EMI)
Crowbar – Sever the Wicked Hand (eOne)
Sodom – In War and Pieces (SPV)
Deathspell Omega – Paracletus (Season of Mist)

Keith Carman

1. Birth A.D. – Stillbirth Of A Nation (Independent)
2. Motörhead – The World Is Yours (Motörhead Music)
3. Bad Brains – Bad Brains (ROIR)
4. OFF! – The First Four EPs (Vice)
5. Sick Of It All – Scratch The Surface (EastWest)
Book: Street Gang: The Complete History Of Sesame Street, Michael Davis (Viking Press)
Film: Lemmy (Mongrel Media)

Gruesome Greg

1. Crowbar – Sever the Wicked Hand (eOne)
2. Suplecs – Mad Oak Redoux (Small Stone)
3. Stone Axe – s/t reissue (Ripple Music)
4. Red Fang – s/t (Sargent House)
5. Monster Magnet – Mastermind (Napalm)
LOST CLASSIC: Helmet – Meantime (Interscope)

Allan Grusie

1. Wo Fat – Noche Del Chupacabra (Nasoni)
2. Pallas – XXV (Mascot)
3. Motorhead – The World Is Yours (EMI)
4. Robin Trower – Playful Heart (V12)
5. West Memphis Suicide – Resurrecting The Ghosts (Indie)

Rob Hughes

1. Dawnbringer—Nucleus (Profound Lore)
2. Neu!—75 (United Artists/Brain)
3. Baptists—s/t 7″ (Southern Lord)
4. Mitochondrion—Parasignosis (Profound Lore)
5. CloverSeeds—The Opening (The Laser’s Edge)
Book: Swedish Death Metal, by Daniel Ekeroth
Film: Santa Sangre

Rob Kachluba

1. Procession – Destroyer of Faiths
2. Suicidal Angels – Dead Again
3. Destruction – Day of Reckoning
4. Legion of the Damned – Descent into Chaos
5. Grave – Unhallowed boxset

Sarah Kitteringham

1. Mastodon – Remission (Relapse)
2. Christian Death – Only Theatre of Pain (Frontier)
3. Agalloch – Marrow of the Spirit (Profound Lore)
4. Rotten Sound – Cursed (Relapse)
5. KEN mode – Venerable (Profound Lore)
Book: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Film: Shortbus

Albert Mansour

1. Arkona – Goi Rode Goi ! (Napalm Records)
2. Slough Feg – The Animal Spirits (Profound Lore Records)
3. Death angel – Relentless Retribution (Nuclear Blast Records)
4. Bullet Belt – The Black army Stands (Self Release)
5. Destruction – Days of Reckoning (Nuclear Blast Records)
DVD: Immortal – Live at Wacken 2007 (Nuclear Blast Records)

Ola Mazzuca

1. October Falls – A Collapse of Faith – Debemur Morti
2. Shibboleth – Shibboleth – Black Raven Records
3. Various Artists – Metal Norway, 3rd Edition – Music Export Norway
4. Rhapsody of Fire – The Frozen Tears of Angels – Nuclear Blast
5. Luciano Pavarotti (and various composers) – Bravo Pavarotti – Decca
BOOK: Rick Steve’s Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary

Sean Palmerston

1. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Tao Of The dead – Superball/century Media
2. Black Sabbath – Eternal Idol (2cd deluxe edition) – Sanctuary UK
3. Death – The Sound Of Perseverence (2cd reissue) – Relapse
4. Sodom – Of War and Pieces – SPV
5. TesseracT – One – Century Media
Book: Life by Keith Richards
Blu-ray disc: Top Gear season 15

Renee Trottier

1. Agalloch – Marrow of the Spirit (Profound Lore)
2. Kylesa – Spiral Shadow
3. Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell
4. Absu – S/T
5. Barn Burner – Bangers
Book: Hellbent for Cooking (Bazillion Points Publishing)

Jason Wellwood

1. Titan’s Eve – The Divine Equal (Self Released)
2. Redeemer – Global Exorcism (Death of the Earth)
3. Twisted Sister – Come Out And Play [2011 reissue] (Eagle Rock)
4. Abysmal Dawn – Leveling The Plane of Existence (Relapse)
5. Times of Grace – Hymn of a Broken Man (Roadrunner)
Book: currently trying to understand the Tru Blood phenomenon by reading ‘Living Dead in Dallas’ by Charlaine Harris. (The books are much better than the TV show…)
Movie: The Expendables – yep, full of dumb, improbable action and bad acting but sometimes it’s nice to turn your brain off…

Laura Wiebe

1. Bruce Lamont – Feral Songs for the Epic Decline (At A Loss)
2. Fen & De Arma – Toward the Shores of the End (Nordvis Produktion)
3. Monster Magnet – Mastermind (Napalm)
4. Nevermore – The Obsidian Conspiracy (Century Media)
5. Alice In Chains – Alice In Chains (Columbia)
Book: Bruno Latour – Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy (Harvard University Press)
Film: The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension
TV: Tie – An Idiot Abroad / Gargoyles

Adam Wills

1. Augury – Concealed (reissued by Sonic Unyon)
2. Cauldron – Burning Fortune (Earache)
3. Crowbar – Sever the Wicked Hand (E1 Metal)
4. Earth – Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light (Southern Lord)
5. Evergrey – Glorious Collision (SPV)
Film: I Saw the Devil

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