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Game of Groans Game of Thrones has steadily gone downhill. It started with the tie-in album that featured artists like SZA, Lil Peep, and Mumford & Sons all coming together to produce a Game of Thrones inspired album. Now we’ve got the exclusive cast interviews,

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Woodstuck Woodstock 50 is cancelled, or so they reported Monday. Now, however, the organizers have released an update that they will continue with new financiers. I for one hope the festival will die once and for all, here, at its 50th anniversary. People have a

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Coffee Lives! Yerba mate is a popular herb in South America, where many people drink the tea instead of coffee. I sell this at my other job, so naturally I get free yerba throughout the day. My customers notice, I’m sure. It’s not until late

Inter Arma | Sulphur English | Album Review

Relapse Records Rating: 4 out 5 stars On April 12, Inter Arma released a brand-new album entitled Sulphur English. This hour-long dive into sludge and doom metal continually subverts expectations as it pulls in psychedelic influences that give the work a unique character. Throughout songs

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Notre Stern I came into work Monday to a live report from NPR—something I regard as rare these days. Notre Dame is burning. As soon as I heard, I whipped out my phone and scanned through columns of smoke, skeletal steeples, and  bright orange destruction. Tuesday,

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In the bubble David Hasselhoff is trying to break into the metal scene. There are so many things wrong with the statement above. First off, why is Hasselhoff making music in the first place? Secondly, metal really? I used to believe that we should let

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Down with sound! After a year of writing and editing about the subject, I must confess that I’m just not that into music. I’ve never understood what people get out of it. I’ve been to my fair share of concerts, and I’ve even owned a

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A New Leaf Today I woke up early to drive to Lookout Mountain and jump for joy when the sun came up. Every Spring Equinox Wiccans celebrate Ostara and the coming of spring, longer days, and rebirth. The holiday celebrates the goddess of April, Ēostre

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What’s got your goat? As I sit in bed, I watch my shadow, projected by a small bedside lamp onto the wall. It’s huge. My head alone must’ve grown four times the size as the one I watch with. Then again, doesn’t everybody’s? “Projection,” writes