Friday, July 30, 2010

Thank You!

Thanks for an awesome Summer, see you in the Fall!

-The Combine

Week Seven of Summer 2010

Today marked the final show of The Combine's Summer 2010 run, but not to worry, The Combine will be back soon when the fall semester at Emerson College starts and WECB picks back up for the school year! Today's playlist was awesome, I played some great new music from The Acacia Strain, Avenged Sevenfold, Decrepit Birth, Ion Dissonance and others. I also recapped my experiences at the Cool Tour and Mayhem Festival. As I mentioned on the show, a lot of the bands I played today will be part of the Summer Slaughter/ Over The Limit tour tomorrow at the Palladium in Worcester. Should be a blast! Thanks for listening as always, I'll see you in the fall!

"Anodyne Sea" As I Lay Dying, The Powerless Rise
"Foam Born: (B) The Decade of Statues" Between The Buried And Me, Colors
"The Impaler" The Acacia Strain, Wormwood
"Dead Weight" Cruel Hand, Prying Eyes
"Hollow" Integrity, Humanity Is The Devil
"Feel The Pain" Terror, The Damned, The Shamed
"World I Hate" Trapped Under Ice, Secrets Of The World
"The Faded Line" Lamb Of God, Ashes Of The Wake
"The Impaler" Winds of Plague, Decimate The Weak
"Wykydtron" 3 Inches of Blood, Advance And Vanquish
"Ex's And Oh's" Atreyu, A Deathgrip On Yesterday
"God Hates Us" Avenged Sevenfold, Nightmare
"Higher Learning" Down To Nothing, The Most
"Slipping Away" Reign Supreme, Testing The Limits of Infinite
"Through The Cracks" The Ghost Inside, Returners
"3/60" Stick To Your Guns, The Hope Division
"No Care Ever" Ion Dissonance, Cursed
"Bloodmeat" Protest The Hero, Fortress
"Offspring of Time" Burning The Masses, Offspring of Time
"A Mandatory Sacrifice" Oceano, Depths
"Hour of The Time" The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, Danza III: The Series of Unfortunate Events
"Disciples of Hell" Vital Remains, Icons Of Evil
"Dark Passenger" Veil of Maya, [id]
"Embarrassment Legacy" The Red Chord, Fed Through The Teeth Machine
"Soraya" Animals As Leaders, Animals As Leaders
"Counting The Days" Cephalic Carnage, Anomalies
"Horizons Of Chaos, Pt. 2: Hypocrisy" The Faceless, Akeldama
"Eradication" All Shall Perish, The Price of Existence
"The Resonance" Decrepit Birth, Polarity

This week's video is a promo for the Summer Slaughter tour and it features some cool live footage of a few of the bands. So stoked for this show tomorrow, see you in the pit!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Week Six of Summer 2010

Today's show highlighted a bunch of different metal and hardcore, including a solid block of hair/glam metal tunes. I also recapped my first ever Warped Tour experience and highlighted some of the bands from the upcoming Summer Slaughter / Over The Limit tour at the Worcester Palladium. I also played new tunes from Avenged Sevenfold, Terror, Whitechapel & The Sword. The Combine will not be on air this Friday as I'll bet at a show in New Hampshire (and also interviewing Reign Supreme) but not to worry, we'll be back in full force on the 30th with lots of new music, so tune in then! Enjoy the week off and come bang your head on the 30th!

"Buried Alive" Avenged Sevenfold, Nightmare
"Believed" Trapped Under Ice, Secrets Of The World
"Unspoken" The Ghost Inside, Returners
"Under The Ice" Cruel Hand, Without A Pulse
"Stick Tight" Terror, Keepers Of The Faith
"And Come What May" Reign Supreme, Testing The Limits of Infinite
"Shout At The Devil" Motley Crue, Shout At The Devil
"Lay It Down" Ratt, Ratt & Roll 81-91
"Let It Go" Loudness, Lightning Strikes
"Eyes Of A Panther" Steel Panther, Feel The Steel
"Under The Blade" Twisted Sister, Big Hits & Nasty Cuts
"Sorrowspell" Carnifex, Hell Chose Me
"Prison Born" The Faceless, Planetary Duality
"Namaste" Veil of Maya, [id]
"When Life Meant More..." All Shall Perish, Awaken The Dreamers
"Purging Of The Wicked" Sea of Treachery, At Daggers Drawn
"Put To Rest" Born of Osiris, A Higher Place
"Last Torture Preferment" Cerebral Effusion, Impulsive Psychopathic Acts
"Repulsive Display of Human Upholstery" Short Bus Pile Up, Repulsive Display of Human Upholstery
"Reprogrammed To Hate" Whitechapel, A New Era of Corruption
"The Sadness Will Never End" Bring Me The Horizon, Suicide Season
"Idols And Anchors" Parkway Drive, Horizons
"Disengage" Suicide Silence, No Time To Bleed
"Organ Grinder" Every Time I Die, The Big Dirty
"The Chosen" Unearth, The March
"Beyond Our Suffering" As I Lay Dying, The Powerless Rise
"Hail to Fire" Mastodon, Lifesblood
"Tres Brujas" The Sword, Warp Riders
"Cockroach En Fleur" Baroness, Red Album

Today on the show I played a new track from Avenged Sevenfold, their new album Nightmare will be in stores next Tuesday July 27. Check out the new video for the title track below.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Week Five of Summer 2010!

Today's edition of The Combine was (in part) a Power Metal Spectacular! I usually don't play all that much power metal type stuff on the show so I decided to dedicate the better part of Friday's show to the genre. I'm off to Warped Tour tomorrow, never been before but this tour seems to get progressively more metal each year. Baby steps I guess, haha. Should be a blast. See you Friday for more headbanging tunes!

"Samur" Shipwreck Ad, Abyss
"Bastardmaker" American Me, Siberian Nightmare Machine
"Between The Lines" The Ghost Inside, Returners
"To Plant A Seed" We Came As Romans, To Plant A Seed
"Heartwork" Carcass, Heartwork
"There's A Time And Place For Everything" The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, Danza III: The Series Of Unfortunate Events
"Sunshine The Werewolf" Dillinger Escape Plan, Miss Machine
"Ow My Feelings" Periphery, Periphery
"Angry Mob Justice" The Acacia Strain, The Dead Walk
"This Will Never End" Blind Guardian, A Twist in the Myth
"Battle Hymn" Manowar, Battle Hymns
"The Sea (Bonus Track)" Dark Moor, Beyond The Sea
"Rule The World" Kamelot, Ghost Opera
"Brother's Keeper" Firewind, Burning Earth
"Dorian" Demons & Wizards, Touched By The Crimson King
"My Own Savior" Iced Earth, Something Wicked This Way Comes
"Forgotten Soul" Mystic Prophecy, Regressus
"I'm Alive" Helloween, Keeper Of The Seven Keys
"Send Me A Sign" Gamma Ray, Power Plant
"Ministry of Saints" Edguy, Tinnitus Sanctus
"Hearts On Fire" Hammerfall, Crimson Thunder
"The Chosen Ones" Dream Evil, Dragon Slayer
"Never Again" Cellador, Enter Deception
"Inferno (Unleash The Fire)" Symphony X, The Odyssey

Also, the Cool Tour just kicked off tonight, it'll be in town (Boston) on July 20 at the House of Blues. Headliners As I Lay Dying are joined by Underoath, Between The Buried And Me, The Acacia Strain, Cancer Bats & more. Check out AILD's new video below!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Week Four of Summer 2010!

And The Combine is back after a week off! This week I played a lot of new music and including some tracks from a few of the groups currently on the Vans Warped Tour and Summer Slaughter tour. I also announced a bunch of great shows coming up in the next few months. Mitch Lucker of Suicide Silence and Commissioner gave us a twitter shout-out which was pretty rad. (Are you following @thecombinerocks yet??). Whitechapel interview with Alex Wade to be posted soon, stay tuned! See you next Friday!

"Deadweight" Parkway Drive, Deep Blue
"Miseries of the Flesh" Razormaze, Miseries EP
"Thrashaholic" Gama Bomb, Citizen Brain
"Future Shock" Toxic Holocaust, An Overdose Of Death
"The Higler" Veil of Maya, [id]
"The Fractal Effect" After The Burial, Rareform (Re-release)
"Entrapment" Meshuggah, Catch Thirty-Three
"Zombie" Vortice, Zombie
"I'm Charming" The Black Dahlia Murder, Miasma
"Unto Others" At the Gates, Slaughter of the Soul
"Unleash Hell" Vital Remains, Dechristianize
"Sacrifice Unto Sebek" Nile, Annihilation Of The Wicked
"The Purge" Immolation, Majesty and Decay
"Consume" Commissioner, Single
"There Will Be Violence" Impending Doom, There Will Be Violence
"Offspring of Time" Burning The Masses, Offspring of Time
"Stick Tight" Terror, Keepers of the Faith
"Higher Learning" Down To Nothing, The Most
"Begin Descension" Cruel Hand, Prying Eyes
"Indian Theme" Mastodon, Jonah Hex EP
"Reprogrammed To Hate" Whitechapel, A New Era of Corruption
"W.A.L.L.S." The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, Danza III: The Series of Unfortunate Events
"Modern Age Slavery" Beneath The Massacre, Mechanics Of Dysfunction
"Nigeria" Stray From The Path, Make Your Own History
"No Son Of Mine" Every Time I Die, The Big Dirty
"Diamonds Aren't Forever" Bring Me The Horizon, Suicide Season
"Girl Of Glass" Suicide Silence, The Cleansing
"Jonestown" The Acacia Strain, Wormwood
"Behaving Badly" Animals As Leaders, Animals As Leaders
"Heaven in Her Arms" Converge, Jane Doe
"Confined" As I Lay Dying, Shadows Are Security
"Funerapolis" Electric Wizard, Dopethrone

Check out Stray From The Path's new video for "Damien" below, it was made on a budget of $82 with the help of their friends, and it looks pretty cool. They'll be playing Transmission Fest at the Palladium in Worcester on August 7.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Week Three of Summer 2010!

Today was a big day for The Combine. Oderus Urungus of GWAR phoned in for an interivew that ended up being on the funniest things I've ever heard. Big thanks to the GWAR camp and the great people over at Metal Blade for making it happen! In other news, solid playlist as always today. I also announced another upcoming interview, next week I'll be interviewing Alex Wade of Whitechapel fame about their new album A New Era of Corruption. Unfortunately it won't be on Friday, it'll be on Wednesday so it won't be on air but I'll be posting the interview on the blog, so look forward to that! See you next week for more metal and hardcore!

"Let Us Slay" GWAR,
Lust In Space
"Siberian Divide" Mastodon,
Blood Mountain
"The Sweetest Curse" Baroness,
Blue Record
"Goin' Blind" Melvins,
"Bear Witness" Doomriders,
Darkness Come Alive
"Frost Hammer" High on Fire,
Snakes For The Divine
"Parallels" As I Lay Dying,
The Powerless Rise
"Deathmask Divine" The Black Dahlia Murder,
"The Sweet Life" Every Time I Die,
New Junk Aesthetic
"The Benefits of Your Demise" Enfold Darkness,
Our Cursed Rapture
"From Hell" Dark Moor,
Dark Moor
"Follow The Reaper" Children of Bodom,
Follow The Reaper
"Leaving All Behind" Cellador,
Enter Deception
"Severe Emotional Distress" Into Eternity,
The Scattering of Ashes
"Brimstone Landscapes" Augury,
Fragmeentary Evidence
"Monolith" Emeth,
"Simulacra" Integrity,
The Blackest Curse
"Feel The Pain" Terror,
The Damned, The Shamed
"Failure" Reign Supreme,
Testing the Limits of Infinite
"We're On The Run" Down To Nothing,
"Expressionless" Disembodied,
Psalms of Sheol
"Greater Distance" The Ghost Inside,
"Damien" Stray From The Path,
Make Your Own History
"3/60" Stick To Your Guns,
The Hope Division
"Jonestown" The Acacia Strain,
"Conspiracy of Silence" Fleshgod Apocalypse,
"Hammer Down the Nails" Vital Remains,
Icons of Evil

Speaking of Alex Wade and Whitechapel, check out their brand-spankin' new video for "The Darkest Day of Man," its pretty cool!

Friday, June 11, 2010

Week Two of Summer 2010!

Today's installment of The Combine ruled pretty hard. Some girls in at Virginia College got their entire college class to listen to the show, that's so rad! Kudos to them for keeping it brutal! It's awesome knowing that people all over the world are tuning in, twitter is a pretty cool tool when it comes to reaching out to metalheads I guess. *cough* follow @thecombinerocks *cough* This week the show featured lots of awesome new metal and a nice solid block of hardcore. I also announced some upcoming interviews for the summer: GWAR next week, and Reign Supreme, The Faceless & Veil of Maya coming in July! How awesome is that? See you next week, Oderus from GWAR will be on the show for an interview, don't miss it!!!

"Thru Our Scars" Fleshgod Apocalypse, Mafia
"Resonance of the Foul" Burning The Masses, Offspring of Time
"Appeasing The Butcher" Short Bus Pile Up, Repulsive Display of Human Upholstery
"Infinite Corruption" I Declare War, Malevolence
"Breeding Violence" Whitechapel, A New Era of Curruption
"Bloodsmear" Woe Of Tyrants, Threnody
"The Great Fear" Impending Doom, There Will Be Violence
"Seasons In The Abyss" Slayer, Seasons In The Abyss
"Wake Up Dead" Megadeth, Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?
"Napalm In The Morning" Sodom, M-16
"El Dorado" Iron Maiden, The Final Frontier
"Welcome To The Family" A Day To Remember, Homesick
"Apostle" Reign Supreme, Testing The Limits of Infinite
"Unspoken" The Ghost Inside, Returners
"Push It Away" Terror, Lowest Of The Low
"This Is More" Stick To Your Guns, For What It's Worth
"Hollow" Integrity, Humanity Is The Devil
"Torchlight Procession" Kingdom of Sorrow, Behind The Blackest Tears
"Back Burner" August Burns Red, Messengers
"Dark Passenger" Veil of Maya, [id]
"Ol'e Nessie" Mastodon, Remission
"The Human Stain" Kamelot, Ghost Opera
"The Smoke of Her Burning" Cradle of Filth, Damnation And A Day
"She Comes In Colors" Nevermore, The Obsidian Conspiracy
"The Mundane and The Magic" Dark Tranquility, Fiction
"Menace of Vanity" Epica, The Divine Conspiracy
"Sadam a Go-Go" GWAR, This Toilet Earth

Check out Parkway Drive's new video for "Sleepwalker" (which I played on the show last week), its a great song and visually the video is really cool!