Get ready to melt at the sound of MAGMA, the latest release by the Queens-based [France-uprooted] metal band called Gojira. We’ve just got one question: Is Magma as hot as they say? Well, at great risk to our personal safety, today we’re dipping our toes in for a full-fledged analysis to tackle that question. Join us, brave listeners, and don’t fear the heat. Also, stick around [at 1:29:28] for a broad discussion on metal itself. Is metal truly a genre, or is it simply a tool? What can be made of the plethora of sub-genres under the metal banner, and do these labels help or hurt curious metal fans?
Next week’s review:
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