Generic Mid Year Post: Lane’s Favorite Releases of 2012…So Far

It’s currently July which means that 2012 is half way over. Just like any other run of the mill music blogger, I want to share with you the releases that have stuck with me for the past 6 months. So far, 2012 has brought me a plethora of good music but these few releases below have not been able to release their grip on me. In fact, some of these records grew on me quite a bit.  I could go into detail on why I loved this releases but since I am lazy today, I’ll let the songs speak for themselves. Check them out and tell me what you think:

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American Aftermath Exclusive: Two Live Videos Of DEAD IN THE DIRT from SXSW ’12

This was my first time to see Dead In The Dirt and I honestly wasn’t super impressed. I don’t know if it was the shitty sound, the generic riffs, or all the holier than thou SXE/Vegan preaching shit, but whatever it was I wasn’t feeling it. It kind of sucked cause I had decent hopes for them. I liked their album “FEAR” on wax though. Oh well, above is a video of Dead In The Dirt performing Burden Of Life during the Thrasher Death Match showcase at the Scoot Inn.

— Josh Huddleston

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