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Horns Up Podcast: Episode 44

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The year’s about to end, and that means it’s time for lists!

On this episode, we (Animesh & I) recount our favourite albums of the year.

Presenting the Horns Up list for 2019.

Playlists:

Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/in/playlist/horns-up-top-albums-of-2019/pl.u-aZb0NbZtPBB0vjm

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0ihlyaN56HEG94U0PE8Wld?si=lgaJ6Qq2SnKWr4ky1roXzQ

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December 24, 2019 at 10:51 pm

Fistful of Metal # 11

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Tracklist

Corbata – Corbata
Corbata – Alba
Smallpox Aroma – Torturous Hours
AtomicDeath – The Last Letter
Iron Curtain – Danger Zone
Ancestor – Bloody Repression
Haunt – Mind Freeze
Primitiv – Squishy & Spongy
Devoid – Drop Dead Gorgeous
Intronaut – Cubensis
Limit Zero – Gravestone Constellations
False Flag – Counterfeit
Heathen Beast – Ab Ki Baar Atyachaar
Pallbearer – I saw the End

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December 21, 2019 at 9:44 am

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 43

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Meet Lindsay Schoolcraft, a Canadian Ethereal Gothic Rock Artist best know for her Vocals, Songwriting, playing the Electric Harp, and for being part of Cradle Of Flith. Her debut solo album Martyr feat. Rocky Gray (ex-Evanescence) is out now.

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December 14, 2019 at 6:19 pm

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 41

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We have a new format on the Horns Up Podcast where the music takes center stage. Presenting Breakdown, a deep dive into a piece of music, and an attempt to appreciate and understand the musicians behind it.

The first track under the scanner is Drop Dead Gorgeous by Mumbai metal act Devoid. The song is a “A skewering look at our social reality, in this case, virtuality.” Vocalist/guitarist Arun Iyer joins us to break down the track and talks about Devoid’s comeback.

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November 30, 2019 at 11:04 pm

Fistful of Metal # 10

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Track list
Road rash – Burn out
Screamer – Out of the Dark
Megaton Sword – Born Beneath the Sword
SuidAkrA – Halls of Tales
Coilguns – Manicheans
Formless Master – First Strike
Formless Master – Fatal Impasse
Nile – Long Shadows of Dread
Nox Irae – All is Over
Abigail Williams – Ever so Bold
Chrome Waves – When the sun hits
Jakub Zytecki – Sunflower
November’s Doom – What we Become
Officium Triste – World in Flames

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 40

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This week on the Horns Up Podcast, we dive into our recent listens to dig out 5 albums / EPs that you should definitely know about. This results in 10 diverse picks, ranging all the way from a guitar showcase to deathcore *cough*blashphemy*cough*. It’s Music On Our Mind.

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November 23, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 39

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One of my favourite formats of the Horn Up Podcast, Metal Or Not. This time, the jury is out on Marilyn Manson, Def Leppard and Slipknot. We are joined by Sandesh Shenoy (Cyclopean Eye Productions + Bollywood Crypt), Nolan Lewis (Kryptos) on this debate.

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November 16, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 38

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This week, Horns Up goes Hardcore, with the help of Arun Singh Ravi, frontman of India’s first hardcore band, The Riot Peddlers. We opine on the relationship between Hardcore and Heavy Metal. Arun steps up and steers a chat with Mike Gallo, bassist of legendary hXc band Agnostic Front, on the eve of the release of their 12th album, Get Loud – taking all of us back to the streets of New York to understand what it truly means to be Hardcore.

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November 9, 2019 at 1:18 pm

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 37

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“Fuck yeah! Now this is NILE!”

That’s how frontman, guitarist, and chief songwriter Karl Sanders defines Nile‘s latest album, Vile Nilotic Rites. And we at the Horn Up Podcast agree. In a crisp chat, we spoke to Sanders about the renewed spirit and energy that encapsulates the album, and try to figure out the secret sauce behind an incredible work ethic.

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November 2, 2019 at 1:09 pm

Horns Up Podcast: Episode 36

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One of the poster children of the modern ‘djent’ or progressive metal movement is TesseracT. After having toured India in January 2019 in support of their fourth album, Sonder, the band returns to India for a record fifth time this weekend as part of the NH7 Weekender festival.

On the Horns Up Podcast, we spoke to guitarist James Montieth about performing in India over the past decade, advice for upcoming acts and also their upcoming music.

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October 30, 2019 at 9:48 am