Tag Archives: Raphael Weinroth-Browne

Today in Mastodon: Band do vinyl unboxing; dude does metal cello “Blood and Thunder” cover

Posted by on March 31, 2017

If you weren’t aware, Mastodon’s seventh album, Emperor of Sand, is out today. Last week, the band were in New York City to do press for the album, and while on rock station Q104.3 for an interview, got to see the vinyl version of the album for the first time. It’s pretty awesome to watch Bill […]

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Lamb of God covered on cello is still awesome

Posted by on November 28, 2016

If the Lamb of God film As the Palaces Burn wasn’t interrupted by Randy Blythe’s arrest and subsequent trial on suspicion of manslaughter, it still would have been a compelling documentary about a metal band from Richmond that managed to amass a worldwide following. A few months ago, we caught up with The Snake Charmer, who […]

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Listen to Opeth’s “Harvest” arranged for nine cellos

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Opeth’s switch from a death metal band to a prog rock one came gradually, and the band had always thrown in lots of melody along with the growling. It took until 2003 for them to go all clean vocals for one album, with Damnation being the yang to Deliverance‘s yin. However, the beautiful “Harvest” from 2001’s Blackwater Park, […]

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