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E36 Janet Flights

Flight #36 is departing! Joining us this week is Charlotte, NC's own, Janet Flights! The fine gentlemen of Janet Flights sit down to chat their latest release, "E.T.K.O.", how the band started and where its headed! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Feb 7th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Go give Janet Flights your support by checking out their debut EP, "E.T.K.O."!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Green Day - Father of All Motherfuckers (Reprise)
  • Krosis - A Memoir of Free Will (Unique Leader)
  • Loathe - I Let It In and It Took Everything (SharpTone)
  • Orthodox - Let It Take Its Course (Unbeaten)
  • Sepultura - Quadra (Nuclear Blast)
  • Spanish Love Songs - Brave Faces Everyone (Pure Noise)
  • Cease All Control/Grit - The Red Split (independent)

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Defender” - August Burns Red
  • “Thief in the Night” - Janet Flights
  • “Atlanta 1985” - HARM
  • “Memphis Will Be Laid To Waste” - Norma Jean
  • “Failure On My Lips” - Beloved

 

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E35 A Light Divided

Honestly blows my mind to say it but here is Episode 35!! Joining us this week is Winston Salem, NC rockers, A Light Divided! Jaycee and Colt from ALD chat with us about tour, their last album (Choose Your Own Adventure) and what's coming up for them in 2020! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Jan 31st! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support A Light Divided and listen to their latest album, "Choose Your Own Adventure"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Bodysnatcher- This Heavy Void (Stay Sick)
  • Clint Lowery- God Bless The Renegades (Rise)
  • Leeched - To Dull the Blades of Your Abuse (Prosthetic)
  • Lorna Shore - Immortal (Century Media)
  • Savage Hands - The Truth in Your Eyes (SharpTone)

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “The Diary of Jane” - Breaking Benjamin
  • “Another Bar Fight In Brooklyn” - A Light Divided
  • “Fake It” - Seether
  • “Thieves” - Counterparts
  • “Disillusion in a Discordant System” - Acrania

 

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E34 Record Labels and Discoveries

E34 has been found; time for you to discover it! Joining us this week is Raleigh's own, Discoveries! The boys sit down and talk to us about record labels that were important to them and what to expect from Disco in 2020! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Jan 24th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Go give the "Crossways" EP a spin or twelve and support our family in Discoveries <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Atena - Drowning Regret and Lungs Filled with Water (Independent)
  • Caspian - On Cirlces (Triple Crown)
  • Higher Power - 27 Miles Underwater (Roadrunner)
  • Novelists FR - C'est La Vie (SharpTone)
  • Silent Planet - The Night God Slept REDUX (Solid State)

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Reptile” - Periphery
  • “Forest Fire” - Discoveries
  • “MZRY” - Crown the Empire
  • “Martyrs” - The Devil Wears Prada
  • “Find Forever” - Issues

 

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E33 Iconic Music Videos and East Viridian

E33 is here and its a heavy one! Bringing the heat with their new single, "Bane", Charlotte's own East Viridian join us to discuss Iconic Music Videos and what's going on with the band! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Jan 17th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Give East Viridian all your love by checking out their new single, "Bane", and catching them at a show near you <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Earthshatter - 1135 (independent release)
  • Curiosity Kills - Can't Be Myself (independent release)
  • American Beauty - American Beauty (Mourning)
  • Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision (Spinefarm)
  • Bleed The Sky - This Way Lies Madness (Art Is War)
  • Dragged Under - The World Is in Your Way (independent release)
  • Pinegrove - Marigold (Rough Trade)
  • Prospective - All We Have (Long Branch)

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Am I a Fool” - Danny Worsnop
  • “Bane” - East Viridian
  • “One Foot in the Grave” - Jamie’s Elsewhere
  • “The Black” - Asking Alexandria
  • “Dangerous” - August Burns Red

 

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E32 - All Star Lineup and Empty

Y'all like comebacks? We got you a comeback on E32! Almost 8 months later, the boys in Empty return to chat with us about All Star Band Line-ups and their experiences on tour the last few months! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Jan 10th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Go support Empty by listening to their full length, "Hope And The Loss Of It", on all major streaming platforms <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Cauldron - Last Words: Screamed From Behind God's Muzzle (Independent)
  • Aim High - Garnet Eyes / Severed Ties (Saucewithspoons)
  • Grieve - The Product of Self Hatred (Independent)
  • Poppy - I Disagree (Sumerian)
  • Pressure Cracks - This Is Called Survival (War Against)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “In Another Now” - While She Sleeps
  • “Prototype for Breathing” - Empty
  • “Impulse” - Northlane
  • “Nü Romantics” - letlive.
  • “A Grave Mistake” - Ice Nine Kills

 

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E31 - Core Era’s and PRISON

1st Episode of 2020 and its a big one! Johnny Crowder of the Unsigned and Unstoppable "Prison" joins us to chat about their new album, "Still Alive", Cope Notes and mental health! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Christmas through Jan 10th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Cannot thank Johnny enough for spending time with us; please go listen to "Still Alive"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Carbon Bandit - Carbon Bandit (Independent)
  • The Acacia Strain - It Comes In Waves (Closed Casket)
  • Bring Me The Horizon - Music To Listen To... (Sony)
  • Handguns - When The Light Burns Out (Pass Along Knowledge Yourself)
  • Forsaker - My Spot In The Void (Independent)
  • Nightmares - After Death (Independent)
  • Glow - Cope (Independent)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)” - My Chemical Romance
  • “Pray for Me” - Prison
  •  “Silent Gold” - He Is Legend
  • “Audience of One” - Rise Against
  • “Karma’s Knife” - Judiciary

 

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Episode 30: Year In Review Dualcast w/ SOMNIA Alternative Radio Podcast

The final episode of 2019 is upon us! Today is something special as we are not joined by a band but another podcast; SOMNIA Alternative Radio Podcast out of Australia! The girls of SOMNIA join us to tackle reviewing 2019 in full as well as discover some slang differences between the Freedom Lands and that place Down Under! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Dec 13th! Albums reviewed and the Christmas-y transition songs are listed below! Thank you to SOMNIA for chatting with us and please make sure to check out their podcast :)

Albums reviewed this week:

  • - Ashland - Over the Moon (Rise Records)
  • - Continuations - Rebirth (independent release)
  • - Jasta - The Lost Chapters, Volume 2 (Perseverance Media Group)
  • - Nothing Left - Disconnect (Solid State Records)
  • - The Warriors - Monomyth (Pure Noise Records)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Carol of the Bells” - August Burns Red
  • “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” - For Today
  • “Silent Night” - Forevermore
  • “O Holy Night” - Becoming the Archetype
  • “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” - Fit for a King

 

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Episode 29: Hardcore History Lesson and Violent Life Violent Death

Episode 29 is the 2nd to last episode for 2019 and here it is! Charlotte metallic hardcore legends, Violent Life Violent Death, come chat with us about the history of hardcore in the Charlotte area as well as what's coming up for VLVD! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Dec 6th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Thanks for VLVD for stopping by and please make sure to support them!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • American Nightmare - American Nightmare (Deathwish Inc.)
  • Dead Crown - Crucify Me (Stay Sick Recordings)
  • Division of Mind - E X I T (Triple B Recordings)
  • Nova Charisma - Exposition II (Equal Vision)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Poverty of Self” - Currents
  • “King of Sorrow” - August Burns Red
  • “Sadness Rains” - Violent Life Violent Death
  • “Safe to Say” - Vanna
  • “Mobilize” - Strangled

 

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Episode 28: Falling Through April and Testarossa (Sick Week 2 :( )

Episode 28 featuring Falling Through April AND Testarossa is now at your feet! Pick it up and give it a jam <3 We are still sick but next week we will be back to fully fledged episodes with album reviews and news! For now sit back and listen to a couple cool little interviews Dylan did at Carolina Uprising Music Festival back in October! When you're done give Falling Through April and Testarossa a follow and make sure to support their music <3

Transition songs used were "Recover Relapse" by Falling Through April as well as "Give It Hell" by Testarossa!!

 

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Episode 27: Announcement and American Theory

Hi Guys! We got super sick at Welcome To The Family Fest sooooo here's a little interview we did with American Theory back in October at Carolina Uprising! Give these guys some love and check out their beautiful music! Listen to the end for a super massive announcement!! We'll talk more on it later this week too so keep an eye on the socials :)

No album reviews this week since we are sick and didn't record new content! Sorry fam <3

Transition song used was "Colors" by American Theory!

 

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