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Loud Rock Charts: 3/19

One of the better weeks in terms of Loud Rock Adds, this time we see Clutch drop what could be their greatest album to date, Finnish monster costumers Lordi release a “beastly” (teehee) record, and the highly anticipated Kvelertak album.

Also, I still have no idea how to pronounce that band name.  Kelvin Tack? Kevlar attack?

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1 CLUTCH Earth Rocker Weathermaker
2 LORDI To Beast Or Not To Beast The End
3 KVELERTAK Meir Roadrunner
4 SIX FEET UNDER Unborn Metal Blade
5 CROSSFAITH Zion [EP] The End

 

 

Suffocation-Pinnacle-of-Bedlam-Small1 SUFFOCATION Pinnacle Of Bedlam Nuclear Blast
2 SOILWORK The Living Infinite Nuclear Blast
3 BLACK DRAWING CHALKS No Dust Stuck On You Self-Released
4 SHAI HULUD Reach Beyond The Sun Metal Blade
5 NEAERA Ours Is The Storm Metal Blade
6 WITHIN THE RUINS Elite eOne
7 KROKUS Dirty Dynamite The End
8 HATCHET Dawn Of The End The End
9 HATEBREED The Divinity Of Purpose Razor and Tie
10 PSYCHOTHERMIA Fall To The Rising Sun Self-Released

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Loud Rock Charts: 3/12

Unfortunately, last week there as a mix up with KZSC’s CMJ subscription, hence the lack of charts and adds. With this week, however, KZSC is back in business, and boy what a week. This time around sees hard rock band Krokus release their 17th studio album. Yeah, you read that right. 17. As in the number after 16.

Also dropping is stoner metal outfit Orange Goblin’s first ever live release, which promises to appease fans for a short time until they come to your local town on their tour with Clutch.


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1 KROKUS Dirty Dynamite
2 ORANGE GOBLIN A Eulogy For The Fans Candlelight
3 MORTILLERY Origin Of Extinction Napalm
4 OFF WITH THEIR HEADS Home Epitaph

 

 

 

soilwork-the-living-infinite1 SOILWORK The Living Infinite Nuclear Blast
2 SHAI HULUD Reach Beyond The Sun Metal Blade
3 SUFFOCATION Pinnacle Of Bedlam Nuclear Blast
4 HEAVEN’S BASEMENT Filthy Empire Red Bull
5 WITHIN THE RUINS Elite eOne
6 NEAERA Ours Is The Storm Metal Blade
7 PSYCHOTHERMIA Fall To The Rising Sun Self-Released
8 PISSED JEANS Honeys Sub Pop
9 BLACK DRAWING CHALKS No Dust Stuck On You Self-Released
10 DARKTHRONE The Underground Resistance Peaceville

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Charts and Adds 3/8/2013

Here are KZSCs latest jazz charts and adds for the week. We had an error in our CMJ subscription the past week, but it is now fixed and here are the results for the past two weeks.

Charts:

1    JOSE JAMES    No Beginning No End    Blue Note
2    LAUREN DESBERG    Sideways [EP]
3    NEXT COLLECTIVE    Cover Art    Concord
4    AARON NEVILLE    My True Story    Blue Note
5    BAD PLUS    Made Possible    Entertainment One
6    CHRIS POTTER    The Sirens    ECM
7    DONNY MCCASLIN    Gasting For Gravity    Greenleaf
8    KURT ELLING    1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project    Concord
9    MADELEINE PEYROUX    The Blue Room
10    WAYNE SHORTER    Without A Net    Blue Note

Adds:

1    ROBERT HURST    Bob A Palindrome    Be Bob
2    JOE CLARK BIG BAND    Lush    Jazzed Media
3    MIKE PRIGODICH    A Stitch In Time
4    JOHN STEIN    Bing Bang Boom!    whaling city sound
5    NEW WEST    Sleeping Lady

 

Within The Ruins

Loud Rock Charts: 2/26

Thursday night, I witnessed one of the greatest acts on metal this world has seen. No, it wasn’t any big name bands like  Opeth or Gojira. It was just a small three piece band, who use nothing more than 2 lights, a little bit of fog, and three instruments to create one of the most unbelievable live performances on this earth. That band’s name is Russian Circles. I cannot recommend them highly enough. If you get a chance to see them on their tour with Between the Buried and Me and Coheed and Cambria, please for the love of god get there early to witness their greatness.

 

Within The Ruins1 WITHIN THE RUINS Elite eOne
2 DARKTHRONE The Underground Resistance
3 GEMINI SYNDROME The Metal
4 STRATOVARIUS Nemesis Eagle Rock
5 DEVICE “Vilify” [Single] Warner Brothers

 

 

ShaiHulud-ReachBeyondTheSun1 SHAI HULUD Reach Beyond The Sun Metal Blade
2 CULT OF LUNA Vertikal Density
3 STIGMA For Love And Glory Durty Mick
4 DEAD LABEL Sense Of Slaughter Nuerra
5 POMEGRANATE TIGER Entities
6 SUFFOCATION Pinnacle Of Bedlam Nuclear Blast
7 HEAVEN’S BASEMENT Filthy Empire Red Bull
8 PISSED JEANS Honeys Sub Pop
9 PSYCHOTHERMIA Fall To The Rising Sun Self-Released
10 ANCIENT VVISDOM Deathlike Prosthetic

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KZSC Jazz Charts 2/19

After what felt like a week of summer weather it’s finally a chilly 50 degrees with rain in California. For a second I thought winter was over. Your Charts and Adds for the week as follows:
KZSC Jazz Charts
1 JOY MOVER Joy Mover
2 AARON NEVILLE My True Story Blue Note
3 CECILY KATE Standards Self-Released
4 MIMI FOX Standards, Old And New Self-Released
5 MOLLY HOLM Permission
6 WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET Without A Net Blue Note
7 ORGANISSIMO Dedicated Big O
8 JOSE JAMES No Beginning No End Blue Note
9 PETE ESCOVEDO Live At Stern Grove Festival Concord Picante
10 JACKIE RYAN Listen Here OPEN ART
Reported Adds
1 NEXT COLLECTIVE Cover Art Concord
2 WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET Without A Net Blue Note
3 JOY MOVER Joy Mover joy mover
4 PATTY PETERSON The Very Thought Of You
5 IAN CAREY QUINTET +1 Roads & Codes
Besides these reported adds I also have added:
Rebecca Coupe Franks    Two Oceans
Mark Kleinhaut & Neil Lamb    Jones Street
Hoopty    Hoopty
Lisa Taylor    Let Love Shine
Troy Roberts  Nu-Jive 5
Shoestring Trio   Shoestring Trio
-N. Mokover
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Loud Rock Charts: 12/19

I sincerely hope everyone has had a great three day weekend! In celebration of our forefathers, why not take a listen to some awesome new metal? In particular, Suffocation’s Pinnacle of Bedlam has been making waves in the metal community, for great reason. Also adding today, Psychothermia’s newest album is just as awesome and “kooky” as its name implies. It’s also self-released, so why not help out an up-and-coming independent band?

 

Suffocation-Pinnacle-of-Bedlam-Small1 SUFFOCATION Pinnacle Of Bedlam Nuclear Blast
2 PSYCHOTHERMIA Fall To The Rising Sun Self-Released
3 STIGMA For Love And Glory Durty Mick
4 ORANGE GOBLIN “The Filthy And The Few” [Single] Candlelight
5 BLACK DRAWING CHALKS No Dust Stuck On You Self-Released

 

 

ShaiHulud-ReachBeyondTheSun1 SHAI HULUD Reach Beyond The Sun Metal Blade
2 CULT OF LUNA Vertikal Density
3 FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND Conduit The End
4 POMEGRANATE TIGER Entities
5 DEAD LABEL Sense Of Slaughter Nuerra
6 HOLY GRAIL Ride The Void Prosthetic
7 GLORIA MORTI Lateral Constraint Metal Blade
8 ANCIENT VVISDOM Deathlike Prosthetic
9 PISSED JEANS Honeys Sub Pop
10 HATE Solarflesh Napalm