Midnight Metal Massacre Setlist 8/26/2011

“Ocean Planet” by Gojira was a very pleasant surprise today. I pulled it out of my metal library on a whim, looking for material for the show, and ended up being blown away. It’s a nasty, take-no-prisoners death metal track, with a progressive feel to it. In short, exactly what I like to play on Midnight Metal. Also notable was “Diaspora” by Irepress, which is an 11-minute post-metal epic. It’s tough to squeeze such a long song into a set, but in this case, it was worth it. That song is packed full of excellent riffs and sexy post-rock grooves. Good stuff. Always a welcome addition, I played a song by local metalcore band Brock Murdoch. Straight out of New Brunswick, they’re perfect for fans of Glassjaw or The Number Twelve Looks Like You. As a matter of fact, I found out about them by seeing them open at Number Twelve’s farewell show on 1/29/2010. I was joined on the mic by my good friend Sarah Morrison, who has her own show on 90.3 The Core, Sarah Morrison’s Infinite Playlist. If you want to hear more of her beautiful voice, tune into The Core Monday mornings 8-11AM. Without further ado, here’s the setlist:

Protolith – Naissance

Meshuggah – Combustion

Murder Construct – I Am That

The Human Abstract – Faust

Look What I Did – I’m Majoring In Psychology

Origin – The Beyond Within

Gojira – Ocean Planet

Exhumed – So Let It Be Rotten… So Let It Be Done

Demonical – March For Victory

The Number Twelve Looks Like You – The Proud Parents Convention Held In The ER

Kill The Client – As Roaches

Irepress – Diaspora

Dying Fetus – Fade Into Obscurity [Dehumanized cover]

Mastodon – Black Tongue [single]

The Dillinger Escape Plan – Calculating Infinity

Anthrax – Fight ‘Em ‘Till You Can’t

Baroness – O’er Hell And Hide

Amon Amarth – Destroyer Of THe Universe

Big Business – Stareadactyl

Sleep – Aquarian

Tombs – Vermillion

Suicide Silence – Cross-Eyed Catastrophe

Brock Murdoch – Horsefight

Brain Drill – Monumental Failure

The Crinn – Lucid Dream Field

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About Ryan Felder

My name is Ryan. I like music. On this blog, I post the setlists for my radio show, Art For Art's Sake, as well as reviews of the latest new independent music and a Song Of The Week, every week. You can listen to my radio show on 90.3 The Core, an independent student-run college radio station broadcasting from Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. My show runs Thursday nights from 12am-2am and streams live on the internet at Thecore.fm. View all posts by Ryan Felder

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