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Alestorm / Gloryhammer, September 11, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Alestorm / Gloryhammer, September 11, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

If you pull your kid out of school and drive five hours to see Alestorm and Gloryhammer at a club, you may have a metal problem. It was more than worth it.

Alestorm, Bob Wayne, Alice Cooper, Hellbound Glory + Others: Fred Phillips’ Best Metal, Country and Hard Rock of 2017

Alestorm, Bob Wayne, Alice Cooper, Hellbound Glory + Others: Fred Phillips’ Best Metal, Country and Hard Rock of 2017

It was, honestly, a pretty lousy year for music. This list of Best Metal, Country and Hard Rock of 2017 highlights five exceptions, and some key honorable mentions.

Alestorm – No Grave But the Sea (2017)

Alestorm – No Grave But the Sea (2017)

Frankly, not a lot of music has excited me through the first half of this year. That is, until Alestorm’s ‘No Grave But the Sea’ arrived.

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2014 (Hard Rock + Metal): Judas Priest, Down, Alestorm, Grand Magus

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2014 (Hard Rock + Metal): Judas Priest, Down, Alestorm, Grand Magus

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2014 list for hard rock and metal albums includes Judas Priest, Down, Alestorm, Grand Magus, Anti-Mortem and others.

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014)

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014)

Alestorm honed their cutlasses to a razor-sharp point on this album.

Alestorm, “Drink” from Sunset on the Golden Age (2014): One Track Mind

Alestorm, “Drink” from Sunset on the Golden Age (2014): One Track Mind

Will Alestorm’s pirate metal schtick ever get old? Man, I hope not.

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

I’m not sure that this shouldn’t be a WTF Wednesday entry instead of a One Track Mind, but Alestorm has a long and sordid history of strange cover songs.

Pirate Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck (Sex Pistols, Alestorm, Ray Stevens, others): Gimme Five

Pirate Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck (Sex Pistols, Alestorm, Ray Stevens, others): Gimme Five

Instead of strapping on my eyepatch and hoisting the Jolly Roger, I celebrated Talk Like a Pirate Day by taking in some of my favorite pirate songs.

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2011: Metal and Hard Rock

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2011: Metal and Hard Rock

I can guarantee that this list will be the first-ever mention of several of these bands on Something Else!, but you might find something worth checking out.

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