I only watched two. You do the math.
Taking a look at the year that was...GonzoGeek style!
The season of holy babies brings out the humor in all of us. Well, all of us who aren’t too busy bitching continuously about it anyway. Please enjoy my 10 favorite tweets from Christmas 2011: some multimedia, some straight, some definitely funny, but all delivering the holiday goods.
10. Saying Merry Christmas as obsequiously and often as possible this year. It's more fun now that we're not supposed to! @MetalJibbies
9. Apparently that miserable fuck Brockie got on here and made some m...
#LinkFrogging...with the Dragon Tattoo.
I'll let Santa have the last word on Christmas.
1. Trap Them - ‘Darker Handcraft’ – Prosthetic Records – Producer: Kurt Ballou
With guitars slicing, drums pummeling, and vocals howling, ‘Darker Handcraft’ is nothing short of a full American hardcore realization of the terrible fun promised by Entombed’s ‘To Ride…’. I loved that album...
It’s been a heck of a year for Jibbies & Loond. To help you celebrate, kick off the holidays right, and just generally get your rock on, it is time to present the show’s Top 10 albums of the year. We’ve also attached some YouTube materials so you can have a listen right here. Thank you very much for listening, and here’s to a great 2012 for all of us!
1. Trap Them – ‘Darker Handcraft’ (Prosthetic)
It's the end of the year and our duo has been chomping at the bit to get the lists of their favorite records of 2011 out in the open. So join us as we talk about what really gave us some serious ear-gasms this year. You can also read our duo's lists right here on GonzoGeek.com. So without further ado, let the countdown begin...
Horns Up! - J&L
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Music featured this episode:
Lo-Pan - Bleeding Out
Premonition 13 - Modern Man
Kvelertak - Mjod
Freedom Hawk - Magic Lady
Black Tusk - Carved In Stone
Trap Them - The Facts
Ironweed - Awaken
Roadsaw - Thinking Of Me
Toxic Holocaust - Bitch
Don’t Call Me A Crook! – A Scotsman’s Tale of World Travel, Whisky, and Crime
by Bob Moore
Bob Moore was a Scotsman in the early 20th Century. ‘Don’t Call Me A Crook!’ chronicles his adventures across at least 5 continents, and many of the waters in between, during the 1920s. We should be thankful that he chose to tell his tale, the more so that he does so with a flair not just for the dramatic, but also the comic and the ironic.
There was a major rise in ultra-aggro sounding stuff this year. There was a conscious effort to make records that sounded real and gritty. Over produced, polished, triggered, and Pro-tooled perfectness was not in season. We even saw and heard about bands making records on tape and in analog studios. Bleak, dank, dark, murky, and swampy were key words in describing some of the best stuff that came out in 2011. The bleakness goes hand in hand with the horrid socio-political-economic climate across...