Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: How The Saw coined the term “The Butcher Shop”

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! The Saw is often asked about the origins of her Show – how it developed, how and why I named the segments, what exactly am I butchering in The House of Horrors(!), and etc. 2022 marks five years of The Saw’s Butcher Shop! It began in 2017 as “DJ … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: How The Saw coined the term “The Butcher Shop”

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: King Diamond — Abigail (1987) HEAVY BREAKDOWN

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I have a very special Heavy Breakdown for you today. Abigail (1987) is a 10/10 album and is one of the first horror concept albums in metal. For my birthday, my dad got me the graphic novel that King Diamond wrote that goes along … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: King Diamond — Abigail (1987) HEAVY BREAKDOWN

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Bands/Artists That Got Me to Age 23

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and today is a very special day. It’s my birthday! Sunday’s show will showcase the bands that got me to the age 23. Today, I want to share the bands/artists who got me here with you! I did a theme similar to this when … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: The Bands/Artists That Got Me to Age 23

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Corpsegrinder — Corpsegrinder (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop. I have come to deliver a New Album Review. We have already dissected the two singles for this album (On Wings of Carnage and Acid Vat), and a Heavy Breakdown of The Man. Corpsegrinder dropped on February 25, 2022 (Perseverance). In the interest of full disclosure (and as I’m … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Corpsegrinder — Corpsegrinder (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God 2022 Tour @ The Blind Tiger (SHOW REVIEW)

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s The Saw (you already knew that), and I went to two kickass shows this past weekend. I got to see Cannibal Corpse and Whitechapel on Feb. 19th, and on Feb. 20th, I got to see Immolation, Imperial Triumphant, and Mortiferum! This show was fantastic! I haven’t been to back-to-back … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God 2022 Tour @ The Blind Tiger (SHOW REVIEW)

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Cannibal Corpse 2022 Tour @ The Ramkat, Winston-Salem SHOW REVIEW

What’s going on, Butcher Crew?! It’s your Master Butcher, The Saw, and I started my 2022 off right last weekend with this show! You know how much I love Cannibal Corpse AND Whitechapel, so you already know I bought my tickets ASAP! It’s a good thing I did — the show was sold out! This … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Cannibal Corpse 2022 Tour @ The Ramkat, Winston-Salem SHOW REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Amon Amarth — Put Your Back Into The Oar (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

What’s happen’en, Butcher Crew?! The Saw is here to share with you the new song (and accompanying video) for, “Put Your Back into the Oar,” by the masters of Melodic Death Metal – Amon Amarth!  Amon Amarth are one of the hardest working bands in the industry. Their mission to bring chaos and carnage to … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Amon Amarth — Put Your Back Into The Oar (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Welcome to The Saw’s Butcher Shop! I am The Saw. And welcome the brand-new Immolation album, Acts of God (Nuclear Blast), dropping in on February 18, 2022. The new release is Immolation’s 11th studio record and, while it is consistent with the band’s three-decade career, the production and sound are their best ever (IMO). The … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Immolation — Acts of God (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Burned in Effigy — Rex Mortem (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! The Saw has, quite honestly, stumbled on to a new band, with a new record drop. I was just perusing my Metal sources to see what was going on in the universe, and I found a brand-new “Neo-Classical” Melodic Death Metal band out of Chicago, IL. Burned in Effigy dropped an … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Burned in Effigy — Rex Mortem (2022) ALBUM REVIEW

Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — Dread Reaver (2022) SINGLE REVIEW

What’s up, Butcher Crew?! It’s The Saw. And Abbath is back with another new single, the title track off his upcoming new album, Dread Reaver. If the two singles (“Dream Cull” was the first single dropped) are any indication, this new record is going to be awesome! I covered all the ground concerning Abbath, previously, … Continue reading Scrawl from The Saw’s Butcher Shop: Abbath — Dread Reaver (2022) SINGLE REVIEW