News of Steel + Band Submissions + Open Swim

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Fragments of new music, unpaid toilet labor, and tentative freedom of speech —  all in the same post!

If you think your garden variety power metal is the cheesiest music around, you’ve got another thing coming to you. That other thing currently coming to you is called J-power. Staying ever-true to their propensity for taking things that are weird and turning them into things that are weird as fuck, Japanese power metal has the added bonus of sounding like an anime intro montage (largely because, and you anime-watching geek losers correct me if I’m wrong, they are used for anime intro montages).

Galneryus are the undisputed emperors of J-power and they’ve just released some information regarding their upcoming album, Vetelgyus. Here’s what their official website has to say about it. I took the liberty of running it through Google’s Japanese-to-English translator. Lolbuttz ensued:

“GALNERYUS ○ supernova explosion the ultimate J-METAL in the original New album GALNERYUS long-awaited ! Whole picture of “VETELGYUS” is clearly at last! !

 

Original New album “VETELGYUS” which is a swing about two years was a big hit from “ANGEL OF SALVATION” ( Vu~eterugiusu ) .

 

Works of all HM / HR eagerly-awaited to be released on September 24 . The lifting of the ban once in its entirety !

 

And enhance work symbolizing brilliantly a new stage of GALNERYUS rush that has been repainted the stereotype of the J-METAL.”

Here’s the video preview for Vetelgyus. I for one can’t wait for Galneryus to “supernova explosion the ultimate J-metal.” Can you? Probably. As a random Youtube commenter put it, “全Rockファン、必聴です!” — “All Rock fan, is must listen!”


Next on the list — unsigned band submissions. We need them. We want to know which unsigned band is the best in the each state. Then we want to know which of them is the best in the whole wide country. Big thanks to everyone who has helped us out on this, you will be blessed for your offerings to the toilet. That being said, there are a few pathetic states that desperately require your assistance if they hope to compete at all. Behold the shameful few and show them pity.

  • Alabama
  • Delaware
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • South Dakota
  • Tennesee
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming
  • Hawaii

Do you want these states to forfeit by default? That would be sad. We want every state to have equal opportunity to be crushed to death in battle. Go HERE and share some unsigned bands in the comments section! There is no limit. Those of you who have sat idly by, doing nothing: how dare you glut yourselves on the hard work of others. As soon as you’re done cleaning that egregious mustard stain off your brand new Dockers, I hope you spill ketchup on them, resulting in an equally egregious stain.


Lastly, despite the distinct lack of shark on the featured photo, this is, in fact, an Open Swim — a special time where you can get out all of your shitposting wiggles. Talk about whatever you want. Almost!

 

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  • I’ll start. Leif Bearikson and I need another Xbox One nerd to join us in cramming alien posers into lockers across the galaxy. Which one of you is joining our Destiny fireteam come tomorrow? Please contact Leif Bearikson with your résumé.

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      I’m going to buy an Xbox One with Destiny as soon as I can afford it, so put me on the tentative list.

      • Destiny is only going to be release on the new gen consoles right? I’ve been wondering why they’ve been releasing so many new games for the last gens, though I’m thankful for it.

        • Janitor Jim Dvggan

          It will also be on PS3 and Xbox 360.

          • lol for real? I’m sure the better graphics make it a whole different experience, but when are they gonna start releasing next gen games? Mass Effect 4 better be Game of the Decade type material.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            If they want that distinction they have to make a Game of the Century in my opinion. Mass Effect 3 really pissed me off enough to make the franchise dead to me.

          • I hear you. But I can’t see myself not getting Mass Effect 4 when it comes out.

    • Scrimm

      I wish but I am tapped out. Besides I’m so busy playing multiplayer with my one friend on xbox live.

      • One of the reasons I haven’t bought a PS4 yet. Pretty much everyone I know is still on PS3. Also, I’m poor.

        • Scrimm

          I got my xbox one months ago during a big sale otherwise I would have not been able to afford it either. I wanted a ps4 but the few people I know all got the xbox. Being poor sucks

          • Really tempted to go for the xbox as well. I preferred playstation for the free online, but once that’s out the picture, I’m starting to consider xbox more and more.

            as of yet, ps brand loyalty would be more about comfort. I’ve spent maybe 10 hours total playing xbox, across all consoles but I imagine it wouldn’t be too difficult to get used to a new controller. I’ve always felt that the xbox systems were built more as total media systems and as I’ve gotten old and have set up my own little home theatre/den area, I think that’d be more up my alley.

          • Scrimm

            That’s what happened to me with the 360. I had a ps3 and I got the Xbox just because there were a couple exclusive games I wanted and before I knew it that was the only system I was using.The one is a good total media system but the menus need work.

          • speaking of menus… have you played assassin’s creed black flag? There are like 5 load screens and 30 menus to scroll through just start up a multiplayer match. Ubisoft needs to work on it’s online multiplayer setup across the board. Fingers crossed far cry 4 will let you party up before jumping into lobbies

          • Scrimm

            No I haven’t never been a big Assassin’s Creed fan. Weird and no shit though, I dreamed I was playing one last night. The only games I’ve played a lot o multiplayer on are Titanfall and COD Ghosts.

          • Are you getting Advanced Warfare? I tell myself I won’t, but I said the same thing about Ghosts and I buckled and got the game and the season pass. I’m kind of getting sick of COD and really just want to see the next installment in the zombie series.

          • Scrimm

            I may. I was never too much into military style shooters since I was in the army. I only got ghosts because there was so little out for it, but I liked it so I might. I really haven’t played much lately except for Diablo.

          • Cock of Steele

            All I know is Black Flag was no stranger to overwhelming you with side shit to do. Also, why introduce the rope dart within the last 12 missions of the game?

          • This is so frustrating. I can’t stop skinning animals and looting.

            I have an unhealthy compulsion to scour every pixel. That’s why I haven’t finished skyrim or borderlands 2 (not sure how I got through the first).

            Meanwhile, I’m in the middle of my 6th playthrough of ME1. It really is the perfect mix of world discovery and custom gameplay set in a limited world that ushered you through the story line.

          • Cock of Steele

            Everytime I see a Man’o’war, I gotta take it as a prize, and then I see another one, carrying a lot of sugar and rum, and I need to take that one too, it’s never ending man!

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I want Far Cry 4 so bad.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I have a PS4. I’d rather have an Xbox One because it has Sunset Overdrive. As soon as I can make the money I will buy the console bundle for that game, Destiny and WWE 2K15.

          • I need to get on my grind though. I know this guy who works at wawa (gas station/convience store) and delivers pizza for papa john’s and has bought a ps4, xbox one, FN Five-Seven + like all the peripherals for both systems and a 72 inch plasma in the past six months. If I didn’t know him so well I’d assume he was selling drugs, but he is definitely living that boughetto life.

          • Scrimm

            I just need to find a job.

          • truuuuu. Taking caring of my grandma right now sow my mom is taking care of my finances at the moment. I get a couple 40s of steel reserve once or twice a week and that’s cool, but I’d like to be making my own money and be getting cases of guinness instead, na’msayin? (oviously not a couple times a week. I’m not an alcoholic… no really)

          • Scrimm

            Absolutely. I know what it’s like taking care of family too, you have my respect for that.

          • just reading the words “steel reserve” hurts my liver.

          • I used to take two sips and simultaneously get a buzz and a hang over. now it takes pretty much a whole 40 to get a good buzz going (and a serious case of beer munchies). maybe i need to fall back

          • Jormungandr

            I’ve been out of work for two months so i’ve been on 40s of OE. I feel your pain

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I got a job with this burger place near my house so I am saving up for an Xbox One with Destiny and WWE 2K15, a year of Xbox Live and a TV for my room because I can’t use an Xbox One with my TV due to it being very old.

          • Scrimm

            That’s great man. I recommend Diablo 3 and Titanfall as well. The revamped Tomb Raider is really good too.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I’m not a Tomb Raider guy but as soon as I have the money I will get Diablo 3, Titanfall, Destiny, the new WWE game, the Xbox One bundle with Sunset Overdrive and a 40 inch Westinghouse TV I saw for 240 dollars at Best Buy. It will take a while to get the money needed for this stuff but when I do have the money I shall buy all the stuff listed.

          • lol when i first got my ps3 and had it hooked up with the a/v cables, playing mass effect was a struggle. I could barely make out the conversation options. When I got a 32″ flat screen, hooked up the HDMI, I felt like Princess Jasmine. It really was a whole new world.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I’m saving up money for a new TV. I want to get something that is big but cheap. I want it to be about 40 inches. I found a good option for one that is 240 dollars at Best Buy. It’s a Westinghouse and it has 3 HDMI inputs and it is an LED tv.

          • Dëpütÿ Dïpshït

            He’s a dealer when he delivers pizza.

    • PS4 master race. We need a PS4 Destiny crew also.

      • The Satan Ov Nvklear Hell

        we need a PS3 dark souls classic crew

      • Janitor Jim Dvggan

        I have a PS4 so the only thing I would need is a copy of Destiny and I’d be set.

        • You can add me on there if you want, name’s GingeBinge.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I shall do that. The only game I currently own for it is Need For Speed Rivals but that will be remedied when I buy Destiny. I mostly use it for Netflix.

    • Leif Bearikson

      I am harsh, but fair. All 14 point Comic Sans user will be burned at the stake and subsequently flushed. I look forward to crushing your dreams.

      -Leif.

      • Hey, I’ve got an xbone. I didn’t know there was a new game for it.

    • Metaphysical Anus

      • god damn i love you sometimes

        • Metaphysical Anus

          Only sometimes? 🙁

          • sometimes you don’t want to be loved.

          • Metaphysical Anus

            I want to be loved by you.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            You have my love though except when it comes to the new In Flames album.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I always want to be loved unless said love involves hating of ELP, WCW and the crappy WWE stuff from before the Attitude Era.

          • we don’t have ELP, WCW, and WWE in Finland.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            That’s a tragedy. Wait, you’re not from Finland!

      • Guest

        counter-point:

    • Gurp

      I’d love to join y’all, but I probably won’t be getting Destiny for another week.

  • Further Down the Metal Hole

    I’m excited school’s starting again, because that means I can get back to training and instructing Taekwon-Do. Sadly, we don’t own a dojang of our own (yet! muahahaha) and train in a high school, which is closed for all of July and August.

  • Gobshite

    Yarp, this sorta stuff is found everywhere in most anime intros an am unashamed in my knowledge of this. Very frilly (frilled shirts), which is what I always measure power metal in.

    This is probably my fave anime intro at the mo.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAcaFOEWleI

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      I love this anime. A friend of mine got me into it and the use of band names and the Yes song Roundabout in the closing credits made me love it very much.

      • Gobshite

        Yeah, JJBA is heavily influenced by western culture and music. Didn’t really like the arcs that came after this, they were just ok.

  • Janitor Jim Dvggan

    I’m very happy that my fantasy football team is going to crush the team I am facing. From what I know I still have three players left on my team that have to play their games today and the opposing team has no more players that are playing.

  • FeelTheDarkness

    Is it frowned upon to admit I like Volbeat?

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      No. I love Volbeat and when I saw them live with Trivium they were amazing. Jerry Only did a guest spot on a cover of a Misfits song with them.

    • Volbeat has my seal of approval.

      • FeelTheDarkness

        Butt does it have the Toilet Ov Hell seat of approval?

        • I doubt you can find one thing that every nerd here agrees upon. Gotta dig what you dig.

      • W.

        I like Volbeat.

    • Mook Styfawker

      While I don’t like them, I do not frown upon you for liking them, Mr. Feels. LIKE AWAY!

    • crazytaco_12

      I was just thinking today I’d be interested enough in hearing Volbeat cover Lord Belial’s “Enter the Moonlight Gate”. Volbeat overall is sort of meh for me; I’m fine with them being a popular band and feel they deserve it more than others and I’ll leave some of their songs on the radio, but I don’t think I’d ever pick up an album.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9-B0udVDog

  • Howard Dean

    One of the most beautiful songs ever written, and one of my absolute favorites. Enjoy.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWshg65X2iU

    • Talk about beautiful. This makes me wish I was a WASPy youth with my whole life a head of me, too caught up in my teenage angst to realize it.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMwI1DlZpyY

      • W.

        I got your email, duder. Will look over your post and send back to you this week.

      • TrickleDownTacoRiff

        “This makes me wish I was a WASPy youth with my whole life a head of me, too caught up in my teenage angst to realize it.”

        WOW, that hits home…well said. Especially with this selection playing in the background. Nice.

  • FeelTheDarkness
    • Guacamole Jim

      Yeah Gordon Lightfoot!!

      • Mother Shabubu III

        Lightfoot…heavy on the pen though!

    • Mother Shabubu III

      Best deconstruction and mockery of this song ever:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrEeUyqKrYc

      • TrickleDownTacoRiff

        lol…good stuff!

  • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

    Obscure as fuck LA thrash. Preacher.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYFJVeB6Au0

  • Scrimm

    Dammit I would totally join you but my xbox one budget is maxed out for a while. DIABLO III ftw!

  • Guacamole Jim

    lolbuttz #sackchat cvnting lifelovers all.

  • KJM

    NERRRRRRDS!!

    Good morning.

  • W.

    I pee in the pool. Can’t stop, won’t stop.

    • Metaphysical Anus

      Dirty boy!

    • Tyree

      My band has a song called “Pool of Piss”.

      • W.

        You’re barking up the right tree.

        • Mook Styfawker

          Or pissing up it.

          • Mook Styfawker

            Funny, I had this on repeat the other day.

          • crazytaco_12

            Since we’re fairly on the subject of Ween and this is an open thread, I wanted to point out that I always interpret the lyrics of “Ocean Man” to be about one of their fathers/grandfathers being in the navy. I don’t really have anything to back me up on this, but I’d be interested to know if this was true. Either way, that’s just the way I see it.

          • All I know is that album is the jam.
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBDluMsYN4c

          • crazytaco_12

            My favorite, though I don’t own a ton of their shit

    • Stockhausen

      My favorite part of the day is peeing in the shower.

      • Tyree

        Shower Ov Hell.

        • Stockhausen

          Absolvtely. Gotta start off trv00ue

    • Virgil the Ghost Poet

      …..

    • Virgil the Ghost Poet

      Did you party like this?

    • Virgil the Ghost Poet

      Or like this?

  • Guacamole Jim

    DEJA VU

  • Randall Thor

    Anime intro music? you are not prepared http://youtu.be/XPOX7LAonvU

    • Randall Thor

      If you can make it through the first two minutes without having the urge to jump into a giant robot and fight evil pyschics piloting even bigger giant robots in space, I don’t even know what to say to you

      • Cock of Steele

        Now that is where power metal comes in to play.

    • Mother Shabubu III

      How about anime outro music?

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwWD-EJ85cA

      • Randall Thor

        WARNING: INFECTIOUS BASS GROOVE

        • Mother Shabubu III

          It has a softer chorus than I expected, but goddamn that bass groove.

      • TrickleDownTacoRiff

        like dat sheeet

  • Mother Shabubu III

    So…who here is into cuckolding?

    • Mook Styfawker

      One minute, let me ask the missus…

  • Gorgasm

    I had a rough weekend….So I chose to listen to smooth metal all day. My highlight so far has been this track from Witch Mountains newest and last record to feature Uta Plotkin as the vocalist.

    https://soundcloud.com/svart-records/your-corrupt-ways-sour-the-hymn/s-7aYSo

    • Gorgasm

      Another smooth metal track that comforts me in an uncanny way.

      http://royalthunder.bandcamp.com/track/parsonz-curse-3

      • old_man_doom

        Royal Thunder is damn good. Stoked for the new record

        • Gorgasm

          I saw them open for Dillinger Escape Plan and The Faceless last year in Boulder. I swear I was the only one jamming out to these guys. Everyone else must have been expecting something more loud and aggressive. Was still a fantastic show and one the best ones of recent.

    • Jormungandr

      Did she leave? That sucks, her voice is awesome

      • Gorgasm

        I think their doing a tour right now, but she said after they finish that she will no longer be apart of Witch Mountain. I haven’t seen anything that gives an exact reason why.

        • Jormungandr

          And of course they’re not coming here

          • Gorgasm

            I missed them when they came through ABQ. 🙁

        • KJM

          I might see that tour this Friday.

          • Gorgasm

            You definitely should. Like I said, last time you’ll get to see Uta performing with them. Although I don’t know much about hawkwind or the openers they have.

          • KJM

            I think that version of Hawkwind is some kind of watered down spinoff like the 2 versions of Great White or Queensryche. if the money isn’t tight by Thursday, I’m there.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I had no idea there was two Hawkwinds. They’re performing at Webster Hall on Thursday and I want to see this other Hawkwind when they go there.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            Hawkwind is a space rock band. Lemmy was in the band up until the Warrior on the Edge Of Time album. They are very good. Here’s two of their classic albums.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_-tzoJ0M40

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3395sRfD24

    • Gorgasm

      Another track from this beauty of a doom record.

      https://soundcloud.com/svart-records/psycho-animundi

    • Cock of Steele

      When I had a rough day at school, I’d feel all worn down and tired, I played Wanted Dead or Alive, it seemed to fit, being the one Bon Jovi song I like.

    • Renan Ribeiro

      Check out Stoned Jesus, I think you’ll like it

      • Gorgasm

        I dig it.

    • Stockhausen

      Getchoo a good week man!

  • Dëpütÿ Dïpshït

    It’s been Russian Circles non-stop until I got the itch for some Burnt By The Sun. Plus, fuck work right now. I am dead fuckin tired and I feel like this weekend was a blur.
    Is this the real life?

    • Dëpütÿ Dïpshït

      Oh… and getting back in to Borderlands 2 to finish that shit up before the next release… anyone on 360 playing BL2?
      *edit* Well, there goes my 1000th post. Wish I planned that shit better.

      • Keegan Lavern Still

        I’ve just realized that I’ve barely touched any of the DLC for Borderlands 2. I haven’t even played as Gaige or Krieg. This must be rectified.

        • Dëpütÿ Dïpshït

          I’ve been stoked starting up and again to do all of that. Must…be…rectified.

    • Jormungandr

      No. It’s just a fantasy

  • Metaphysical Anus

    After a shitty day at work (fucking people) this always makes me relax.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gCkd46hcRag

  • Randall Thor

    My weekend was nasty busy. I auditioned for a band (my third local, 4th including a remote band I’m in), performed my first weekend at a church gig I scored, and had one of my bands rehearsals. I have a meeting tonight with a friend, and we have something REALLLLY cool for american power metal fans/bands coming very soon.

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      What is this cool American power metal thing? I am excited.

      • Randall Thor

        Patience!

        • Janitor Jim Dvggan

          I shall wait with bated breath.

  • Metaphysical Anus

    Should I buy Mass Effect 3? I’ve heard bad things about it, but I love the two other games. Also I don’t really want to give my moneys to Origin. Is it any good?

    • Jormungandr

      I didn’t hate it like so many other people seemed to. I just bought all three of them again awhile back, but they were on sale for pretty cheap on the Psn

      • Metaphysical Anus

        I bought the two from steam, but I would have to get the last one from the cesspool known as Origin.

        • Jormungandr

          I would say it depends on whether you want to deal with Origin then. It’s not bad, but it’s definitely the weakest of the trilogy story wise

    • Gorgasm

      I think the negativity came from how EA handled the DLC and the was also alot of backlash for the ending. Personally i think it’s the best, as far as gameplay goes…much more polished than the previous two. Plus it’s just an amazing looking game.

      • Metaphysical Anus

        I trust you. I have to throw my money down in that cesspool then.

    • It’s damn good. I never understood the butthurt about it, and I played it before they amended the endings to make them “better.” I’d say go for it.

      • Metaphysical Anus

        I don’t know if I can trust you anymore. I saw you rooting for the false master race.

        • If it makes you feel better, I’ll be building a gaming rig at the start of next year, after my girlfriend moves back from her internship and I don’t have to pay all the bills myself.

          • Metaphysical Anus

            This makes me feel better. Also in a way more sad.

    • Randall Thor

      Yes. It’s about the journey, not the destination, and that journey is one of the best video game experiences of my life.

  • frozengoatsheadupanunsarse

    So, apparently the new manager at work isn’t here till mid October, consequently there is a possibility that there will be periods in which the only people holding the fort are me and another newbie, who will actually be newer than me. Other than the looming shadows of chaos and wrestling down one of those depressive hangovers that you can’t just shake with caffeine, not a bad day. Now relaxing to the ever mighty Thalia Zedek: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8x3CMWSXm4I

  • old_man_doom

    I’ve been jammin’ some Avatarium all week. The guitar tone is so fucking massive, and the vocals are fantastic. I regret not getting into it earlier.
    This is also one of the lyric videos I’ve seen, and I usually hate them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWuGTYiQs8U

    • This is pretty good, thanks

    • Keegan Lavern Still

      Yet another fantastic album that I’ve forgotten to get. I’ve committed an affront to the great Leif Edling, God of the RIFF. I am ashamed. ASHAMED!

      • old_man_doom

        YOU FUCKING SHOULD BE ASHAMED! But seriously, get on this immediately. I also heard that they have a new EP coming out soon too. Should be killer.

  • Mook Styfawker

    I’ve been trying to power through a several month long creative stagnation and get some (not really metal) songs written and see if I can form a real fucking band somewhere in the near future. Mixed in with this all has been repeated listenings of NoMeansNo and GWAR.

    I’m sure/positive you all know who and what GWAR sounds like, so I’ll share some NoMeansNo instead. Not metal, but they have their moments of their own kind of heavy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m01lPNVv90s

  • anyone watch the new season of Trailer Park Boys on Netflix ? is it up to par with the other seasons?

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      I love that show. Their worship of Rush is amazing. I have not watched it though.

    • Scrimm

      I started it yesterday. Pretty good so far!

      • CÖÄL RÖLL FRÖM THE TÖILET BÖWL

        they have it on amazon prime too!

        • Scrimm

          Nice! The new movie too. I didn’t find the movie as funny as the first 2 at first viewing but I still really enjoyed it.

  • I got an old-school Sony record player and speaker system set up in my apartment, girlfriend’s grandma gave them to us because she didn’t want them anymore. If only she knew I was blasting Fallujah and Tombs from it, haha.

    • TrickleDownTacoRiff

      LOL! Hey granny was rockin that thing in 1970 I’m sure…

    • Virgil the Ghost Poet

      Savage Gold is great.

      • Cock of Steele

        I’ll get that one day, when it isn’t 15 bucks.

        • Virgil the Ghost Poet

          Is it that much on Amazon?

        • Virgil the Ghost Poet

          Anyway its really good.

      • Das the one. I had no idea who they were before I got it, but the artwork looked metal as fuck.

        • Virgil the Ghost Poet

          Their last album was Decibel’s album of the year.

  • Metaphysical Anus

    There are things and then there is this. Why is this?
    http://xspongexcorex.bandcamp.com/album/how-tough-are-yah

    • Gorgasm

      I always thought a hardcore version of the intro theme would have just the dumbest heavy breakdown.

    • crazytaco_12

      Dude, this is so fucking hilarious hahahaha

    • Mother Shabubu III

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UccE5gAGUf0

      Gorey Gibbler >

      Although this is funny too.

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      This made me laugh very hard.

  • God

    Once bloodborne drops on the ps4 I better get invaded by you bitches.

    • Keegan Lavern Still

      I will gank you so hard it’ll feel as though Havel had his way with you with a Demon Greathammer.
      …Okay, I’m kidding PLEASE DON’T BE MEAN TO ME! I still need to git gud.

      • God

        Havel armor is for posers!! Fashion souls all the way!!!

    • Randall Thor

      Doing a DS2 run right now and loving my new choice of build. Medium armor, dual battle axe build.

    • I will tear heaven down to find you.

  • Stockhausen

    In open swim news, my wife and I are currently planning to travel to Germany in 2020 to be at the Halberstadt church to hear the next scheduled chord change of John Cage’s “As Slow As Possible.”

    • crazytaco_12

      That’s dedication

    • Metaphysical Anus

      Oh how I would love to go there.

    • Randall Thor

      I’ve thought about trying to attend for a chord change!!!

    • TrickleDownTacoRiff

      Dude get me a T shirt…XXL. Ill send you the money!

  • Guacamole Jim

    It snowed all day today. Yaaaaaay Canada.

  • Keegan Lavern Still

    After the worst summer of my life, I’ve moved into a new place, taken the fall off from school, gotten two job offers at group homes after about 3 weeks of what I assume is standard rage-inducing madness/boredom that comes from filling out/dropping off applications and waiting for responses, and have given a final “fuck you” to the twat I had to live with for the past year.

    Now, I’ll finally have the time and money to buy the equipment to write and record music in earnest and I’m free from my school’s bullshit. Although when I start work, I may be dealing with bullshit in a more literal context…

    • TrickleDownTacoRiff

      Good luck! Enjoy your new freedom!

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      I’m thinking about making a concept album I have thought about doing of the adventures of Ahmed Johnson. Now that I have the money I am going to get some studio equipment and get started on creating this album. I want to find something that can I got a job with a burger place that’s opening near my house and my job orientation is on Wednesday. I’m taking off this semester of college as well.

  • TrickleDownTacoRiff

    “All Rock fan, is must listen!” lol!

  • TrickleDownTacoRiff

    I’ve been listening to Bob Dylan non stop since early last week. I avoided him successfully for about 30 years. Got a wild hair. I now like the early shit. Reading chronicles…

    • Jormungandr

      He is a very skilled songwriter

    • KJM

      “Blood On The Tracks” is a must own disc.

      • TrickleDownTacoRiff

        Have it on spotify now! Prob will need to make the purchase. I remembered Tangled up in
        blue on the radio all the time back in the day! Idiot Wind is great..wow was he pissed!

        • Metaphysical Anus

          Blonde on Blonde, dude!

          • TrickleDownTacoRiff

            YES! great call…

    • Pagliacci is Kvlt

      “Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues” off of The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 is an overlooked gem of satire that still holds up well today. I’m always threatening to send people up to Bear Mountain for a picnic.

      • TrickleDownTacoRiff

        Sounds cool! I went up to Woodstock two weeks ago with my wife and didnt stop there, like an idiot! Ill check it out! thx

  • KJM

    Speaking of Witch Mountain…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rve_n5DxMSs

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      They’re going to Webster Hall with one of the versions of Hawkwind. I want to go even though I am pissed over Hawkwind pulling a Queensryche and splitting into two bands.

    • Gorgasm

      Damn do i regret not seeing these guys when they played Launchpad in Albuquerque. She’s such a damn good singer and down right adorable.

  • Janitor Jim Dvggan

    Have any of you heard the new Boston album? I liked them at one point and I want to know if this album was good.

    • KJM

      No Brad Delp = No Boston

      • Janitor Jim Dvggan

        I shall not listen to it then.

        • KJM

          Yeah, Brad Delp’s been dead for a while.

          • Janitor Jim Dvggan

            I had heard that he died in 2007. The album they did with him in 2002 wasn’t half bad though. I’m amazed that they would release an album and tour without him.

          • KJM

            Technically, it’s still Tom Scholz’ band so he can release whatever he likes, doesn’t mean it’s gonna be worth listening to.

  • pigchop™

    And then there is this. I don’t even know what to say about it other than I am, after watching it, most likely damaged just a little bit more than I was before.

    http://vimeo.com/76036988

    • Janitor Jim Dvggan

      What the actual fuck was that? Goddamnit, just goddamnit. This damaged my soul about as much as when Randy Savage died. This thing damaged me.

    • Deliverance 2?

  • JWG

    Wait. Alaska got at least one, but still no Hawaii?

    I may just have to move there, start one, and … nah. Too much effort.

  • JWG

    Also: I’m still hopeful someone will notice the second Meetup post I made about the contest (I linked it to both the original post and the first reminder, so hopefully you keep looking there).

    It’s a group centered in Seattle, but it technically includes other parts of Washington State and the PNW. Also the head honcho recently moved to TN. I see you don’t have any unsigned bands listed for it so I’m just going to grab a few of his suggestions from his most recent update:

    *** WARNING: “Kneel Before None” Reverbnation page below is seriously NSFW ***

    Bands from TN:

    – Tijuana Goat Ride (Sludge): http://tijuanagoatride.bandcamp.com/
    – Forest of Tygers (Blackened Sludge): http://forestoftygers.bandcamp.com/releases (the only band “signed” to their own imprint)
    – Greywoods (Blackened Sludge): https://soundcloud.com/greywoods/man-in-the-walls-ruffdemo
    – Animality (Death): https://www.reverbnation.com/animality
    – Paryum (Death/Groove/Thrash): https://www.reverbnation.com/ParyumBand

    *** ICYMI: The “Kneel Before None” Reverbnation page is seriously NSFW. ***
    – Kneel Before None (Death): https://www.reverbnation.com/kneelbeforenone666

    His post names two more bands from KY that on further investigation appear signed. By labels I’ve never heard of, yes, but my knowledge of legit underground labels is severely limited so it’s better to leave them off unless they come forward of their own accord…

  • Guest

    Got this CD in the mail today. I don’t mind it

  • Guest

    Got this in the mail today. Jammin out
    http://youtu.be/cLbsMqgNeiw

  • CÖÄL RÖLL FRÖM THE TÖILET BÖWL

    Short work week here. Really busy. Going to brother in law wedding this weekend. Lots of preparation. Kids, work, wife, life……

  • NefariousDude

    This Jap stuff kicks ass

  • I FUCKING LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE GALNERYUS!!!! Have all their CD’s, and even ordered up their ‘Everlasting’ DVD from Japan years back. I’d highly recommend ‘Resurrection’ for the beginners, and go from there. Goddamn, it’s great to know there’s other Americans who know about them!