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Rescue Puppies and Kitties with METAL!

by Terry Stevens

PHOTO CREDIT:  Prosthetic Records

If you love animals and metal recording in standard tuning without dubstep, 808 drops and other assorted B.S., check out this sweet ass deal from Skeletonwitch:

SKELETONWITCH will soon release a limited-edition, hand-screened 180-gram vinyl edition of their acclaimed, Billboard-charting 2013 release “Serpents Unleashed,” of which 100% of the profits will be donated to two animal shelters in the band's home state of Ohio -- the Athens County Humane Society and Columbus’ Pets Without Parents. The members of Ohio’s most-loved heavy metal group have always been proud pet owners and are excited to have the opportunity to raise awareness and support for two no-kill organizations in their region. 

Limited to a one-time-only pressing of 100 copies, the 180-gram black LP includes a hand-screened, hand-numbered jacket with exclusive artwork (pictured above) and a hand-screened dust sleeve. It comes with a color poster and a sticker which both showcase the album's original masterful artwork by John Baizley (Baroness, Kylesa, Kvelertak), as well as a download card. Mark your calendars, as the limited-edition LPs will go on sale on a first-come, first-serve basis exclusively via www.skeletonwitch.com on Mon., Jan. 20 at 1:00 p.m. EST. 

"Serpents Unleashed" was one of my picks for the Best of 2013 .  Worth...the...coin.

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*In addition to owning rescue dogs that he loves, "Scary" Terry Stevens is a radio host for Midwest Communications. You can Book Face with him here .