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!

Monday, June 7, 2010

Interview with GWAR on-air Friday 6/18!

That's right! Next Friday 6/18/2010 Oderus Urungus of intergalactic metal legends GWAR will be on-air with The Combine. This interview is not to be missed, so make sure you tune in promptly at 2:00 pm E.S.T. to listen, Oderus will be on towards the beginning of the show. As usual, to listen visit to stream live. GWAR will be in Boston playing at the House of Blues on Sunday June 20.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Week One of Summer 2010!

I'll start off by saying it's definitely good to be back! I missed doing The Combine for the few weeks I had off. That being said, The Combine is back for the summer and in full force! Today I played some new music from As I Lay Dying, Parkway Drive & Stick To Your Guns. I also played some classic Sabbath and Dio tunes in our memorial tribute to the late great Ronnie James Dio, a true metal legend. I also confirmed some upcoming interviews for July with The Faceless & Veil of Maya, so that is super exciting. Tune in next week for some new tunes from Whitechapel & Nevermore & much much more! Horns high, see you next Friday!

"Exist To Exit" Arch Enemy, Anthems of Rebellion
"Boot Scraper" Lamb of God, As The Palaces Burn
"Anthem of the Betrayed" Revocation, Existence is Futile
"Goddamn Electric" Pantera, Reinventing the Steel
"Serve and Neglect" Down To Nothing, The Most
"Amber" Stick To Your Guns, The Hope Division
"Day of Justice" All Shall Perish, The Price of Existence
"Sleepwalker" Parkway Drive, Deep Blue
"Vacancy" As I Lay Dying, The Powerless Rise
"Children Of The Sea" Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell
"The Last In Line" Dio, The Very Best of Dio
"Country Girl" Black Sabbath, Mob Rules
"Madhouse" Anthrax, Return of the Killer A's
"Karma In/Karma Out" Razormaze, Miseries EP
"Whiplash" Metallica, Kill 'Em All
"Like Hell" Loudness, Thunder in the East
"Fire" Atheist, Elements
"Dead Sound of Misery" Blind Guardian, A Twist in the Myth
"Focus Shift" Dark Tranquility, Fiction
"The Psalm of Lydia" Nevermore, The Godless Endeavor
"Ritual" Meshuggah, Contradictions Collapse
"Eye" Nuerosis, Through Silver In Blood
"Loathsome" Pig Destroyer, Phantom Limb
"Point To Point" Animals As Leaders, Animals As Leaders

This week's video... some more awesome music from power metal behemoths Blind Guardian, get into it!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Back On-Air This Friday June 4!

The Combine on WECB is finally returning to the air-waves for the Summer! Join me this (6/4/2010) and every Friday this summer from 2:00-4:00 PM E.S.T. For the best of classic and contemporary metal and hardcore. To stream live with iTunes from anywhere in the world simply visit and click the appropriate "listen" icon in the top left-hand corner. The Combine on Emerson College's WECB is your source for great metal and hardcore tunes, news, concert information, giveaways, interviews and much more! Be sure to tune in and spread the word. World domination is imminent! Oh.. and be sure to follow the show on twitter @thecombinerocks.