Music Monday: “Winter Solstice” by Cold Specks

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Music Monday is a meme, created by Drew at The Tattooed Book Geek, where I focus on a song I absolutely love and feel needs to be shared.

Song: “Winter Solstice”
Artist: Cold Specks
Album: I Predict a Graceful Expulsion (2012)

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Music Monday: “Bring You Down” by The Dear Hunter

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Music Monday is a meme, created by Drew at The Tattooed Book Geek, where I focus on a song I absolutely love and feel needs to be shared.

Song: “Bring You Down”
Artist: The Dear Hunter
Album: Migrant (2013)

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Music Monday: Periphery – Juggernaut: Alpha and Omega

Album: Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega by Periphery

Released:  January 27th, 2015

 

Band Info:
Periphery is an American metal band formed in 2005 and based in Washington D.C. Known for their “djent” influence in the progressive metal scene, Periphery released their self-titled debut in 2010, which was followed by their sophomore album, Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, in 2012 before the 2015 release of the double concept album, Juggernaut. Comprised of vocalist Spencer Sotelo, drummer Matt Halpern, and guitarists Misha Mansoor, Mark Holcomb, Jake Bowen, Periphery released its third self-titled album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty, in 2016. The band is known for their self-produced material, dropped guitar tuning, and use of electronic elements in their songs.

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Periphery circa 2015

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Music Monday: Clone – Clone

Album: Clone by Clone

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Clone

Released: October 28th, 2014

Band Info:
Clone is the combination of two Jacksonville musicians, Ben Cooper (Radical Face, Electric President) and Rick Colado (Rickolus), coming together to create a concept album that spans genres. Both musicians worked on the album for over two years before finally releasing it on their own in 2014.

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Music Monday: The Prize Fighter Inferno – My Brother’s Blood Machine

Album: My Brother’s Blood Machine by The Prize Fighter Inferno

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My Brother’s Blood Machine

Released: October 31st, 2006

Band Info:
The Prize Fighter Inferno is the acoustic/electronica solo project of Claudio Sanchez, lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Coheed & Cambria. Recorded entirely by Sanchez over a period of seven years, the project’s first and only full-length release, My Brother’s Blood Machine, was unleashed on Halloween of 2006. It has since been followed up by an EP featuring Sanchez’s wife as a vocalist released in 2012 and received its first vinyl pressing in 2017 in the wake of the Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume I: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness Neverender tour. The project currently remains on hiatus.

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Claudio Sanchez a.k.a. The Prize Fighter Inferno

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