Matt from slug-and-riff-obsessed death metal band Slugdge joins us on this episode of Toilet Radio! We’re talking about smart doggos, packing CDs in slime, parasites, how wolves aren’t even all that badass tbh, silly song titles, proper metal attire, nazi metalheads, Brexit, and metal across the globe. If that isn’t enough for you, 365 and I also delve into the most horrific film we’ve ever seen, Last Ounce of Courage. You’ll never be the same again.
No, don’t bother. Closing your eyes is futile. The thin veil of your eyelids is a useless measure against the impossible light that will envelop you. The blinding, merciless light has no source, it simply is. Bear witness to the swirls of violet, chartreuse, and gold dancing madly within the electromagnetic monolith transfixing your gaze upon itself. Bask in sublime agony as your eyes succumb to the incalescence and sublimate into the white-hot aether surrounding you. Keep this image in your mind as the rest of your body also fades into the whiteness, embracing the heat, embracing the light, and ceasing to distance its individual molecules from the infinite photons that now ravage your vaporous corpus.
…Or just listen to Sarpanitum‘s new record Blessed Be My Brothers (Willowtip Records), which as far as I can tell is effectively the same experience. If you only like your death metal grim and bleak, look elsewhere. Blessed is of course brutal, but also colorful, psychedelic, and fiercely beautiful. Continue Reading