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BEST OF 2015

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Best of 2015: BeatRoute Alberta editors and writers’ listsThursday 10th, December 2015 / 02:07 in • AB - Features• Alberta• FeaturesARTS & CULTURECITYFEATURESFILMMUSIC Christine Leonard, Writer Photo: Sarah Kitteringham Best Music Released in 2015 Torche, Restarter, Relapse RecordsSolid Brown, Our Rich Heritage, IndependentChron Goblin, Backwater, Ripple MusicIron Maiden, Book of Souls, Parlophone/Sanctuary Copyrights/BMGShooting Guns / Hawkeyes, Brothers of the Nod, SunMask Records + Shooting Guns / ZAUM, Himalaya to Mesopotamia, Sunmask Records
2015 proved to be a calendar year of facemeltingly good live musical performances bookended by timely assessments by comedians Amy Schumer and Joe Rogan. Highlights from 2015 run the gambit from backstage hair-gel banter over red wine with Death From Above 1979 to slow-pitch and Rainer off-sales with The Pygmies, The Shiverettes and No River in the ghost town of Wayne, Alberta. Sled Island offered its perennial delights in the…