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I’m terribly sorry for the long hiatus, I have been unbelievably busy lately, and I don’t think the storm is going to calm anytime in the near future. However, I am going to try to budget more time here, making sure our viewers here at The Rotting Cartridge continue to receive everything we have promised. Above you see the music video for one of the hottest songs out right now, Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”. I for one hated the song the first time I heard it, but then I heard it again in the movie I Am Number Four (review found here). It got me interested, and so I listened to the song in its entirety online. Wow, talk about being catchy. I must have had that song on loop for nearly half an our. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did, and if it doesn’t sound amazing the first time, consider a second listen  and see if it grows on you like it did for me.

“All I Ever Wanted” is the Rotting Cartridge Song of the Day, brought to you by Basshunter. Hopefully whatever you listen to this song through has some bass, but if not, that’s alright too (it’s just how the song shines). It includes some simple yet awesome lyrics, sure to make anybody a fan. It’s also the perfect song for you and your friends to get up and just dance to. I know it always put my friends and me in a great mood, hopefully it does the same for you! I’ll allow Basshunter to do the rest of the work for this post.

Today’s Song of the Day is David Cook’s “Come Back to Me”. This song always reminds me of special someone and I’m sure most people can say the same. Along with that, I absolutely love singing along to this song as I drive around in my car. It might seem corny, but especially around the 2:30 mark, it’s just awesome to belt out a couple of notes and really think about that special person in your life, and how much they really mean to you. So once you’re done listening to this song, maybe you’ll feel inspired, inspired enough to give that special someone a call. Go do it! I’m sure it will mean the world to him or her. And for my special someone, I doubt you’re reading this, but if you are, you know who you are ;-]  I’ll let David Cook do the rest of the talking. Just sit back and relax, and maybe write some comments about the person that this song reminds you of. I hope everything works out for the best for all of you out there.

Today’s Song of the Day is as new for me as it probably is for the majority of you; the band was shown to me today by a friend and I couldn’t be happier that he did so. This song is “Such Small Hands” by La Dispute, a post-hardcore/experimental rock group from Grand Rapids, Michigan. It comes off their only studio album, Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair, which was released back in 2008. The track isn’t very long, so please take your time and listen to the full thing. The raw emotion that comes out of lead vocalist Jordan Dreyer is truly remarkable. This can be found in all of La Dispute’s music and I have to say it is a nice change of pace. It gives me goosebumps when you hear him scream out his words of passion, something you don’t hear in mainstream music these days. I immediately downloaded the entire album because I liked their sound so much. Now I don’t expect the same from all of you but I wouldn’t be surprised if you did the same. Go ahead and vote about the song, and make sure to leave comments below! Remember, you don’t need an account to leave a comment, just start typing.

A preview of RAGE, a first person shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world, finds its way on to our Gaming Video of the Day. RAGE looks like a fantastic game that really reminds me of Borderlands. The game features some devastating looking weapons, as well as some incredibly intelligent AI. I will let the video do the rest of the talking as I hit the replay button on my screen. This is sure to be a hit for gamers everywhere. It will release on September 13, 2011 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC. Enjoy and be sure to come back for tomorrow’s Gaming Video of the Day!

Today’s Song of the Day is “The Saints Are Coming” by Skids. It can be found in the movie The Boondock Saints. I think it’s a very catchy song that has some great drums in the background. They’re very simply, but provide a great beat for this tune. It’s full of energy and really makes you want to start drumming on whatever is in front of. However it wasn’t until Green Day and U2 did a cover a song until it blew up. See which version you like, and share your thoughts in the comments sections!

Today’s song of the day is by Emery, a band that I would imagine most of you don’t recognize, and personally, I think that’s a shame. After being told to give them a listen by a close friend, I’ve been a fan ever since. They just released a new album at the end of March 2011 titled We Do What We Want. Here we have another case of a band slightly changing its style with its new album. On first listening, I wasn’t thrilled. However, my second time through the tracks, I knew it had grown on me substantially. The band used to focus on vocal harmonies, but recently, they’ve started going a little bit harder and more screaming. While “I’m Not Here for Rage, I’m Here for Revenge” does showcase some screaming, I assure you it is not that much. Please do yourself a favor here: even if you hate screaming and everything about it, give this entire song a listen. After the first 30 seconds or so, the screaming cuts out almost entirely. After that, you get to enjoy the beautiful lyrics that Emery is known for. This song discusses a common subject, a love relationship. However, this is not your typical Taylor Swift romance. Go ahead and read the lyrics on the video while you listen (note, the intro is off a little, but fixes itself fast). The most obvious difference is this song is from the man’s point of view. You don’t usually hear about the man being upset about a broken relationship, but this song proves that it isn’t unheard of. All in all, I would say the last minute of the song is my absolute favorite, not just of the song, not just of the album, but of everything Emery has done with the exception of “Dear Death Part 1 and 2” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch5HiK5vSTI). It’s slow paced and perfect in every way. If you like the song, definitely check out some more stuff by Emery, it’s well worth your time. It’s not a bad idea to listen to the rest of We Do What We Want, but you may be better off starting with I’m Only a Man, as well as, In Shallow Seas We Sail. Those are my favorites by Emery, and I think most of their fans agree that they are the superior albums. I can’t stress how underrated this band is. Go listen to some Emery, and tell your friends to do the same! After all, that’s how I learned about this talented group.