2014 proved to be a heck of a year. Underground metal came bouncing back, and the hipster punk-metal of the past decade really faded away. There were many revelations and realizations which let us know what we must do in 2015 and from here on out to curate this artform and enjoy it. And, the collapse of the modern world continues on course, providing good fodder for lyrics.
To all of you out there, whether you’re participating in the official holiday(s) or not, have a great one. The switchover of one date to the next means little but it is a convenient way to think about the future. Another span of time awaits where we can create greatness or mediocrity, according to our own choice. Be careful out there and have a great time.