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Single Review: Metallica – Lux Æterna

A nice surprise this morning in my inbox as Metallica announced the release of their new single “Lux Æterna,” the April 14, 2023 release date of their forthcoming album 72 Seasons along with two years’ worth of tour dates. Sadly, … Continue reading Single Review: Metallica – Lux Æterna

The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 19 to Dec. 25

Merry Christmas! The penultimate Weekly Playlist. Such an odd word to describe the second to last of something. Well, I digress. Not a huge week of listening to music but got in some all-time favorites and broke in a new speaker. Metallica – (various songs) Night 2 of Metallica’s 40th Anniversary show occurred Sunday which I tuned in for with nearly the same amount of excitement as attending a concert in person. Seriously. Night 1 was awesome and Sunday did not disappoint with another two-hour, 15 song setlist of classic and deep album Metallica cuts. The livestreams were very well … Continue reading The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 19 to Dec. 25

The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 12 to Dec. 18

With the Top 10 Best Albums of 2021 mostly wrapped up, I concentrated my listening efforts on music that came to mind or I heard about or that sat around a bit too long without listening. Def Leppard – Self-titled (album) The underrated and underappreciated self-titled Def Leppard album from 2015, also the band’s “latest.” This one sounds like a missing record or some type of vault release from the 1980s without feeling dated. The band didn’t give this one much play on ensuing tours either, despite plenty of worthy tracks. Where is Def Leppard anyway? Twice cancelled tour with … Continue reading The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 12 to Dec. 18